Category: News

Talent Identification Day Information

Rowing ACT is holding Talent Identification Testing this weekend. While aimed at non-rowers, anyone aged 13-19 is invited to complete the testing. More information is below, or can be found on the Talent Identification page. Date & Time: 10am-12pm, Sunday 28th July The testing will take up the majority of the 2 hour session, so […]

Adjustment to By-Laws

The Board agreed on 22 July 2019 to some minor amendments to By-Laws around meetings of the Regatta Sub-Committee (para 46), following discussion at the Open Forum. The amended By-Laws may be found here. The Board decided that the former provisions were too restrictive in the timing of meetings and that there should be a […]


End Season Forum – 8 May 2019 The Board met last night and approved the May minutes which discussed the Open Forum – the Board did not meet in June. The Board would like to thank all those who attended the end-of-the-season forum and contributed to the discussion.  Set out below are notes capturing the main issues […]

Rowing SA/SASI Boats for Sale

Rowing South Australia has a number of boats available for purchase. Please see the document below for more information.

Funeral details – Nick Garratt AM

Funeral Details for Nick Garratt AM Rowing Family, Nick’s funeral will be held on Thursday 18 July at 3pm at Norwood Park Crematorium, 65 Sandford Street, Mitchell, Canberra, ACT 2911. Dress code is relaxed. The wake will be held at Thoroughbred Park – ‘Silks Room’, 1 Randwick Road, Lyneham from 4:30pm In lieu of flowers, […]

Vale Nick Garratt AM

VALE NICK GARRATT AM 1947 – 2019 It is with much sadness to advise that Rowing ACT head coach Nicholas (Nick) Garratt AM passed away today. Not only was Nick respected both nationally and internationally, his work ethic and character were widely valued and admired.  Nick was friendly, calm and collegiate with a good sense […]

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 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 […]