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BRO of the Year

Donated by Alison Chinn Awarded for outstanding effort over the Season Year Winner 2018   2019 Catherine Garrington 2020   2021 Martin Sessions 2022  Dominique Cottee, Rhiannon Jolly, Sarah O’Connor 2023   2024   2025  

Annual BRO Appreciation Dinner

The annual BRO appreciation dinner was held over the recent long weekend at the Canberra Yacht Club.  Thank you to all of our BROs and volunteers who made the past season possible. Congratulations to Edwin Bien and Geoff Northam, the first recipients of the new BRO of the Year Trophy.  The photo below shows Edwin […]

Bubbles with the BROs – 5-7 pm Saturday 2 June

Black Mountain Rowing Club invites all of the rowing community to join them in celebrating the conclusion of the rowing year and to recognise the efforts of our hard-working Boat Race Officials. $10 per adult, under 18 free. Bubbles with the BROs Flyer 2018    

Trophies of the ACT

  Rowing ACT was founded in 1964. Since that time many trophies have been created. Some of these trophies are no longer relevant, for example races involving tubs, some have been obscured by the mists of time or simply lost. However, a good number of trophies have endured and Rowing ACT has catalogued them to […]

Luke Letcher announces his retirement

Luke Letcher has announced his retirement from International Rowing today. Luke has been a representative of Australia and the ACT across a number of levels for many years since starting his rowing career at Radford College’s rowing program. A member of the Black Mountain Rowing Club, his career has been one to remember. Capped off […]

Life Members

Member Year Background SusanDonoghoe 2021 Sue was awarded The Australian Sports Medal in 2000 for “Commitment and service to the sport, particularly with juniors”. She was awarded an OAM in 2004 for “service to sport, particularly rowing as an administrator, coach and competitor, and to physical education• Volunteer Rowing Coach, ACT Academy of Sport 1994-1997, […]

HOTL/ACT Junior Championships

2021 HEAD OF THE LAKE & ACT JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS BULLETIN 1   Welcome to our first bulletin for the 2021 Head of the Lake & ACT Junior Championships Regatta!   Below is all the information regarding the upcoming 2021 Head of the Lake and ACT Junior Championships Regatta for both local and visiting schools.    Competition […]

New Rowing ACT Board

The Rowing ACT Board has been confirmed for 2019, with Ben James and Catherine Garrington joining as appointed directors. They join Ben Page and Kent Peters as new directors and Alison Creagh as the new president, taking over from David Bagnall, Vince McMahon, Bill Mason and Catherine Bowyer. Capital Lakes’ Catherine Bowyer remains heavily involved […]

Regatta Entry Tips for Club Regatta Secretaries

As at Feb 2019 Responsible at your club for regatta entries? A few of these tips might help you in your role. These tips should be read in conjunction with Rowing ACT By laws and Guidelines on the Grading System.  Both can be found on Rowing ACT website.  If you have questions please contact the […]


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 […]