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RACT School Pathway 8+ Registrations Open

RACT School Pathway 8+ Development Camp #1 Saturday September 30th 2pm – 4pm Sunday October 1st 10am – 2pm ACTAS Boatshed What is School Pathway 8+? A Rowing Australia Initiative designed to provide opportunity for school athletes to develop along the pathway with the aim to progress towards high performance rowing. Who’s Eligible? • ACT […]

Entries open for National Training Centre Time Trials

Entries are invited for the 1st RACT/ACTAS, NTC Time Trial of the 2017-18 season to be held on 30th September 2017. Information on events and entries can be found on the RACT calendar ELIGIBILITY Competitors eligible to enter must be registered members of RACT, and comply with the RACT Status Rules governing competition. All […]

Rowing ACT Board for 2017-8

There has been turnover within the Board of Rowing ACT following our recent AGM. Long term Secretary Pat Davoren, who has filled a range of roles on the Board since the 1960s, did not stand for re-election. Patrick’s contribution to governance, his local knowledge and his life long enthusiasm for our sport has been exemplary. […]

Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club – Come and Try Day

The Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club is hosting a Come and Try Day on Saturday 7 October 2017, 9.00am – 11.00am at the LTRC shed under the Tuggeranong Library on Cowlishaw Street. This information morning is for anyone 12 years and older who is interested in joining Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club or completing one of our […]

Caleb Antill added to Australian Rowing Team for 2017 World Rowing Championships

Rowing Australia has announced the addition of Caleb Antill, as the Men’s Sculling Reserve, to the Senior Australian Rowing Team for the 2017 World Rowing Championships. Antill, a member of the Reinhold Batschi Men’s National Training Centre and ANUBC, recently returned from the World Rowing U23 Championships where he finished sixth in the U23 Men’s […]

Events at Capital Lakes RC

Capital Lakes Rowing Club is hosting some exciting events over the next few weeks at their new boathouse location in Grevillea Park   Learn to Row Information Session – Sunday 30 July 2017 On Sunday 30 July between 8-10am, CLRC will be holding information sessions for Juniors and Adults wishing to undertake a learn to […]

Winter Time Trials Pointscore Heats Up

Through 3 Winter Time Trials there isn’t much separating the pointscore leaders in each boat class. The Kwiatkowski Cup Men’s 1x is led by Shellharbour rower Hayden Vanderwoude with a 4 point advantage over BMRC’s Rob Curtin. Alan Carey (CGS Old Boys) and Nicholas Barnier (CRC) round out the top 4 just 5 and 7 […]

Standardised Terms and Conditions

Rowing Australia (RA) and its member State/Territory Associations have developed standardised terms and conditions to ensure that there is a clear understanding of the conditions that apply to the membership of each individual across the country. Previously, each club and state association had used its own separate terms and conditions, which could sometimes lead to […]


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 […]