Category: News

Draft 2019/20 Calendar

THE Rowing ACT 2019/20 draft regatta calendar is now available for comment. Should you have any concerns or comments regarding this calendar, please contact us at eo@rowingact.org.au. Click here for the draft calendar.

Rowing Australia Level 3 Coaching Course

Rowing Australia will be hosting a Level 3 Coaching Course in October, in Canberra. If you are interested in completing the course, see the attached document for information about how to apply.

2019 FISA International Para Regatta Results

Our para rowers have had a very successful regatta in Gavirate, with Australian rowers bringing home four gold, four silver and one bronze medal, making Australia the overall winners of the pointscore! Paralympian & ANUBC member, Kathryn Ross made a return to the international stage, winning two gold medals in the PR2 Women’s Single Scull. […]

Vale Dr Bob Porra

It is with great sadness that Rowing ACT advise of the passing of Life Member Dr Bob Porra last week. Bob was a member of the Executive Committee of the ACT Rowing Association from 1976 to 1984 as Honorary Secretary, Senior Vice President and President (1980-81).  He was a major contributor to administration of rowing […]

RACT End-of-Season Forum

Rowing ACT thanks all those who attended the Forum and will consider the issues raised. Attached are notes covering the main issues raised and responses on the night.

RACT End of Season Forum

The RACT End of Season Forum will be held on 8 May 2019. Members of the Rowing community are invited to the forum to ask questions and discuss the past season. Location: YMCA, Alexandrina Drive Time: 6-8pm

Rowing ACT 2018/19 Season Presentation Event

Come along to the end of season presentation event to celebrate the achievements of clubs and individuals over the season. Everyone is invited to attend, with free food & drinks included! Location: The Marquee at the Yacht Club, 1 Mariner Place Yarralumla Date: 12 May 2019 Time: Food will start at 11:30am, presentations to start […]

ACT National Representatives

Great news from Rowing Australia, with a number of ACT rowers selected in national squads! Nikki Ayers (CLRC) and Kathryn Ross (ANU) are the women’s PR3 and PR2 single scullers for the 2019 FISA Para-Rowing Regatta, while Renae Domaschenz (ANU) will cox the PR3 mixed coxed four. (https://rowingaustralia.com.au/…/final-crews-confirmed-for…/) ANU’s Jilly Roberts and Nathan Kennedy are both […]

Upgrade to the Next Level Fundraiser

With the end of financial year approaching, we’ve teamed up with the Australian Sports Foundation to help fundraise for a new double scull for our High Performance Program. Donations are tax deductible, so head to https://asf.org.au/pr…/rowing-act/upgrade-to-the-next-level/ to help us reach our goal!

2018/19 Point Score Winners

With the season done and won, the final pointscore winners are: Women’s Premiership: ANU Boat Club Men’s Premiership: Canberra Rowing Club Overall Premiership: Canberra Rowing Club Congratulations to all the winners!