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Michael Cusack is RACT’s next Executive Officer

Michael Cusack has been appointed incoming Rowing ACT Executive Officer. Michael will work alongside James Hammond up until 25th July when James departs for Adelaide. This transition period will provide Michael with much of the knowledge that James has acquired in the role during his successful tenure. Michael comes to the job from his previous role with […]

Luke Letcher wins Gold at International Holland Beker Regatta

Black Mountain Rowing Club’s 20 year old single sculler Luke Letcher had wins in the Under 23 single sculls over both days of the Holland Beker on the Bosbaan in Amsterdam, over the weekend. Luke was competing with other Australian Rowing team scullers at this International event as preparation for the World under 23 Championships […]

Classic Carmody For Sale

SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! Classic Carmody timber wide-beamed sweep four ‘tub’ for sale. Eye-catching Carmody built (~ late 1970s) wide-beam Sweep Four rowing boat (10 metres in length) with cox seat, outriggers/oarlocks, macon-type timber oars, and slide seats. The red ply hull with solid-timber framing is structurally sound (bar one timber gunwhale joint which has opened […]

Winter Time Trial 2 Results and Pointscore Update

Winter Time Trial Number 2 Results and Small Boat Point Score Saturday Small Boat event was held in a beautiful Canberra day. A bright crisp morning for the competitors. A slight breeze from the north and temperature of around 6 degrees presented great conditions for the event. View or download the Saturday Small Boats. NB.Amended […]

WTT #2 Start Lists Available

START LISTS View or download the Saturday Start List V1. View or download the Sunday Start List V2. COURSE Note: The WTT Course has been restored to the course prior to the lake lowering. The turn onto the Yarramundi Reach rowing course will take place on the 1800m start line however please note the marshal […]

ACT Rowing Announces Innovative Coach Development Program

ACT Rowing today announced that it has initiated a program to sponsor the development of rowing club coaches. Specifically this initiative will sponsor coaches to develop their skills by attending conferences, gain accreditation, and participate in camps and selection events. Beneficiaries will be ACT Club coaches, who aspire to coach High Performance crews and are committed to coaching […]

Royal Flying Doctors Service Murray Rowathon

Annually, the rowing community holds Australia’s longest and toughest race, the ‘Murray Rowathon’, as a fund raiser in support of the Royal Flying Doctors Service please see This is the major annual event when rowers give back to the community. Organisers are currently seeking both participants, and sponsors for those doing it tough on […]

Weston Park confirmed as official regatta site

Rowing ACT has confirmed Weston Park as the official site for future regattas. Please see the full message from Pat Davoren, Secretary of Rowing ACT. Secretary’s letter

WTT 1 Results

The first Small Boat time time trial for 2014 was held in varied conditions. Light winds at the start. A cross wind down the course and choppy water approaching the finish for the later rowers. View or download the Saturday small boats. Sunday Big Boats A slightly cloudy day for competitors with light variable winds. […]

Applications now open for the position of Executive Officer of Rowing ACT

Applications are now open for the position of Executive Officer for Rowing Australian Capital Territory. This is a hands-on role, responsible for leading all operational aspects of the sport of rowing in the ACT while achieving the strategic objectives of the organisation. As Executive Officer you will be tasked with engaging the rowing community, building […]