Category: News


The 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held at the YMCA Sailing Club, Alexandrina Drive, Yarralumla on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 at 6.30pm. The Agenda for the meeting is attached. Clubs are entitled to one vote, to be exercised by a person nominated by the club, on questions arising at the meeting. This vote may […]

Poznan Rowing World Cup success for Australia.

The radical Experiment that Rowing Australia adopted with a centralized model for High Performance looks to have reaped rewards in the first international Regatta for the programs based in Canberra (men) and Penrith (women). Wins for both the women and men in their four oared boats against their respective dominant Olympic sweep oared Nations (USA […]

Renae Domaschenz is RACT ‘s Pathways Coach

Rowing ACT has announced that Renae Domaschenz has been appointed ACT High Performance Pathways Co-ordinator in a role that supports Nick Garratt our ACT Chief Coach. Renae was an Australian National coach with the Under 21 team in 2016, and has been acting ACT Head Coach since January this year. Apart from a very successful […]

Expression of Interest: Level 3 Coach Course

Rowing Australia is holding a Level 3 (Performance Rowing Coach) course from the evening of Tuesday 31 October to Sunday 5 November 2017 in Canberra, ACT. The Level 3 course is for coaches committed to increasing their knowledge and understanding of the art and science of coaching; and their own personal development. Those aiming towards, […]

Vacancy: Daramalan Rowing Club Coach

Daramalan College are seeking applications for the Rowing Club Coach position. For the Position Description and Application Sheet, please click the following link:

Vacancy: CGS Technical Director

Canberra Grammar School – Technical Director (Rowing) The role of the Technical Director is to lead the rowing programme at CGS. The Technical Director will demonstrate leadership in developing the tone and culture of the CGS Rowing Shed. Key tasks are as follows: Develop and monitor training programmes for both the junior and senior shed […]

Job Advertisement: Rowing ACT Pathways Coach

Rowing ACT is seeking applications for the position of Pathways Coach. The RACT High Performance Pathways Coach/ACTAS Assistant Coach is responsible for contributing to the successful delivery of the ACT Pathway Program (ACTPP). This includes coaching and coordination with the ACT Head Rowing Coach as well as the design and implementation of comprehensive training and […]

NSW Masters Results

ACT rowers have returned to the Territory following a successful weekend at the NSW Masters Championships. Canberra Rowing Club finished 3rd on the Overall Medal Table, with Black Mountain RC placing 7th. ANU and Lake Tuggeranong RC were also represented strongly at the regatta. The Championships are good preparation for those going to the Australian […]

Caleb Antill selected in Australian U23 Team

Congratulations to Caleb Antill (ANUBC) who has been announced as the Australian U23 Men’s Single Sculler for the U23 World Championships. The U23 Australian Rowing Team will compete at the U23 World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Antill was a member of the Australian U23 Men’s Quadruple Scull World Champions last year. Rowing ACT wishes Caleb […]

Capital Lakes new boathouse opened in Grevillea Park

ACT Sports Minister Yvette Berry opened the $1.4 million Capital Lakes boathouse this morning in wonderful autumn weather that highlighted this great facility in a beautiful location. Rowing in the ACT commenced in East Basin in 1964, out of a Boathouse that has since become the Boathouse Restaurant, and although most clubs have migrated to […]