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FOR SALE: Sykes Single Scull

Excellent condition full carbon scull Average weight of Crew: 100kg, suited to anyone 90kg+BoatWeight: 14.0kgMould No:30Shoe Size: 9-11 AUS Comes with:Croker Oars– 298cm – S4 Superlight – Slick 40NKSpeedCoach XLNK RaceSpeedCoach Gold2 xLightweight Large Aluminum TrestlesSykes RoofracksTool Kitwith spanners and toolsSpareGrips: Large grip (blue) or Medium grip (yellow)Spare GatesSpare seatwheels Please contact James Laidlaw on […]

Pathways Eights Program

Do you know a rower who will be in year 10, 11 or 12 in 2019? Get them to nominate for the Pathways Eight Program! Through a series of development camps, rowers will work with High Performance Coaches, aiming to compete at the Underage Trials in Penrith next year. More information can be found at

November E-News

November E NewsDownload

Member Protection Officer

Rowing ACT is seeking expressions of interest from the rowing community for Member Protection Information Officers. This voluntary role provides information on the rights, responsibilities and options available to an individual making a complaint within sport. They are impartial, and do not mediate or investigate complaints.If you are interested please email Stuart John at […]

FOR SALE: Wintech “International” Single Scull

2008 single scull in excellent condition. No damage other than minimal scratches from general use. Has been used for approximately three seasons. Prior to this has sat in a rowing shed for six years untouched so in almost new condition. Construction: Laminated Nomex honeycomb core sandwiched between a woven Kevlar exterior and uni-directional carbon/woven Kevlar interior. […]

Member Club Responsibilities

Member Club Responsibilities October 2018Download

State Team Nominations Open

Nominations are now open for the 2019 ACT State Team.  Please see the High Performance > State Team page for more information


In Tokyo today Rowing ACT umpire Catherine Garrington qualified for her international rowing (FISA) umpires licence.   Catherine is one of Rowing ACT’s long-standing regatta officials. She is known to many local rowers as “the voice of the 1000m start”.   The rigorous exam was completed over two days, with a day of theory tests […]

New Boat Race Official Training

Are you interested in becoming one of our Boat Race Officials?  Boat Race Officials (BROs) are a vital part of Rowing ACT who volunteer their time to ensure that every regatta is fun, safe and run to a high standard. There are a variety of roles for BRO’s, some of which requiring a boat licence.  […]

Why Become an Umpire?

Written by Geoff Northam, RACT Chief BRO At a recent FISA regatta, I was asked by an umpiring colleague why we volunteer to be umpires.  At the time we were standing on the large concrete boat pontoon structure at the course, which we had come to call “the human griller”, because it was oppressively hot, […]