Category: News

Rowing ACT Presentation, 3pm on 30 April at University House

Come and celebrate with your crew at the 2017 Rowing ACT Presentation function on Sunday 30th April. There is no cost and refreshments and finger food will be served at one of Canberra’s great venues, University House. Apart from presenting trophies to winning crews, we will also celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the ACT winning […]

ACT Clubs Perform Well at Trickett Regatta

Last weekend a group of 80 rowers, coaches and support team from CRC, ANU and ADFA travelled to Penrith to compete in the Ed Trickett NSW Club Championships Regatta.  The regatta is a two day event catering for all boat classes and abilities.  For many it is enjoyable to attend and race at the Olympic […]


  The Rowing ACT active rowing year in Rowing Manager has been rolled over to 2017-18.  Registrations for 2017-18 may now be made. Registration will be required to compete in events from 1 May in the ACT or interstate.  This includes the forthcoming NSW and Australian Masters and our own Winter Time Trials, which start […]

Rowing ACT Head Coach Appointment

Nick Garratt is Rowing ACT’s next Head Coach. Garratt will move to Canberra following on from coaching the successful 2017 NSW Kings Cup crew and as Head coach at Mosman Rowing Club. Rowing ACT President David Bagnall welcomed Nick’s appointment, and the greater involvement of Rowing ACT in managing the ACT High Performance Program, along […]

Interstate and National regatta ACT highlights

The ACT had a very good National and Inter-State regatta. The ACT had two medalists at the Inter-State Regatta, our best result since 1997. At the National regatta all of our participating clubs had good results. Individually many of our athletes had a superb National regatta. Caleb Antill of ANU is National under 23 Champion […]

ACT Scullers win National Championships

ACT single scullers Tom Perry and Caleb Antill have both had great National Championships in Penrith in their respective single sculls races. Tom rows for Canberra Rowing Club and he had dominant performance to take the lead near the half way mark and push out to a 4 second win from Hong Kong sculler Hin […]

Australian Running Festival Road Closures 8-9 April

The Australian Running Festival, incorporating The Canberra Times Marathon will be held the weekend of April, 8-9, 2017. Course routes have been designed to reduce the impact on the local community; however, at various times over the weekend there will be some streets that will be temporarily closed and some others that will have temporary […]

Canberra Rowing Club Win the 2016/17 Point Score Premiership

The ACT summer rowing season has wrapped up following the Head of the Lake regatta. Canberra Rowing Club (CRC) have won their 5th consecutive Point Score Premiership, collecting both the Women’s and Men’s Premierships along the way. The Premiership race was close leading into the final regatta of the season at the ACT Championships, with […]

Cancellation of Masters Regatta on Easter Saturday

Rowing ACT has decided to cancel the proposed regatta that was to be held on Easter Saturday. The Association has made this decision due to burnout of our Boat Race officials, and our potential difficulty in being able to have enough officials to manage the regatta. We apologise to any competitors who had planned to […]

‘The Perfect Finish’ ACT Coaches & Senior Athletes Seminar

Rowing ACT is proud to present “The Perfect Finish” a rowing coaching seminar for all ACT Coaches & Senior Athletes. When: 6.30pm – 7.30pm Wednesday 8th March Where: Canberra Grammar School, Red Hill – Burton Theatre Cost: Entry by gold coin donation at the door Presenters: Lyall McCarthy – Olympic Gold Medal Coach Presenting on […]