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2025 Boat Race date announced

RIP Tony Lorrimer (1946-2024)

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Touring rowers enjoy annual dinner in York

24 recreational rowers from around the country gathered in York on 13 April

Scottish Rowing appoints new CEO

Scottish Rowing, the governing body for the sport in the country, has appointed Lee Boucher as its new Chief Executive

Four GB Rowing Team dads to row the Thames, raising money for Love Rowing and the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

The fathers of four GB Rowing Team World Champions are set to row the length of the Thames to raise money for two charities; The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and Love Rowing, the British Rowing Charitable Foundation

RIP Ray Sims (1947-2024)

British Rowing was sad to hear of the death on 22 March of Ray Sims, the international lightweight coach and boat builder


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Safeguarding and Integrity Update – April 2024

Safeguarding Reporting a Concern We would like to reemphasise the importance of reporting safeguarding concerns to your Club Welfare Officer, and to the British Rowing Safeguarding & Integrity team. We can then advise and support you appropriately. All reports should […]

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Youth Boat Race makes waves in inaugural competition on the Championship Course

Young rowers from local state schools took part in the competition, umpired by Sir Matthew Pinsent and Judith Packer

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Inaugural Youth Boat Race to take place on 26 March 2024

Fulham Reach Boat Club and the Boat Race Fund will host young rowers from seven local schools for a race down the Championship Course just four days before the Gemini Boat Race

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Crews announced for The Gemini Boat Race 2024

Packed with returning blues and world medalists, this year’s crew line ups have been revealed for the legendary annual battle between Oxford and Cambridge. 

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British Rowing member prize draw – February 2024

Win a fantastic winter warmer pack containing a Big Bobble Hat and full set of Godfrey pogies!

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More opportunities to discover your Paralympic Potential

Ever dreamt of competing in a Paralympic Sport? Sign up to find out about ‘come and try’ days – covering 24 different sports – being run by Paralympics GB this year!

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Pauline Rayner (1940-2024)

British Rowing is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Pauline Rayner, former GB international and doyenne of Thames RC

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Where was The Boys In The Boat filmed?

Did you recognise some of the rowing locations in George Clooney’s latest movie? We reveal the famous and less well-known venues where the film was shot

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Active Thames awards £39,000 of grants to rowing programmes across London and Kent

The funding goes to 23 projects in London, Kent and Essex aiming to expand access to ‘blue spaces’ and support ambitious communities

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Henley Rowing Club President Miriam Luke awarded MBE for services to women’s rowing

Three time Olympian Miriam Luke (née Batten) has been recognised in the 2024 New Year’s Honours List for services to women’s rowing

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