Annual General Meeting – Oct 2014

Announcing the officers who were elected at the Annual General Meeting Captain – Richard Ellis President – Dave Carruthers Facilities Director – Robin Jones Board members – Ian Huckvale, Mark Cushway, Fred Shearer. Secretary – Sally Lawrence We are particularly pleased to welcome two new Board members, Ian and Robin who bring a substantial depth of [...]

Frank Kershaw celebrates his 80th.

Frank Kershaw, long serving recreational rower celebrated had a surprise birthday party while out rowing with the rest of the recreational squad. The squad surprised him with Champagne, cake and balloons halfway through his outing. We think he enjoyed it!

Bridget and Amanda take silver for England at the Home Countries regatta

Bridget and Amanda, representing England, took silver at the Home Countries regatta in Ireland. They beat off Wales, Ireland but were narrowly inched out by Scotland in the Women’s Pair. Congrats Ladies!

Juniors Triumph at 2014 British Championships

A great weekend in Nottingham for the Lea Juniors as two crews delivered the silverware at the British Junior Championships. All five boats entered in the event by the Club made the A or B Finals and the Lea Composite Championship Girls VIII took a Bronze and the Junior 15 Girls Coxed Quad rounded off [...]

LEA Juniors dominate London Youth Games

6th July 2014: Young athletes from Lea Rowing Club dominated the London Youth Games Indoor Rowing Competition today at the final weekend of the nine month long competition. Our juniors, which represented six London Boroughs, won two Golds (Girls J16 and Boys J15), one Silver (Girls J15) and a Bronze (Girls J15) in the top [...]

“LEA to HenLEA…” Rowing Marathon

Day 1: This magnificent fund raising effort towards building the new LEA started yesterday from LEA boathouse. Two crews and support team set off yesterday 02 July, to row from Lea to Henley, a distance of some 100 km, in 3 days. They will arrive in Henley during Henley Royal Regatta, to paddle triumphantly down [...]

The Lea Rowing Club is now a Charity

The Lea Rowing Club is now a Charity. Lea Rowing Club Limited is a Registered Charity No. 1157563. Company Limited by Guarantee No. 7368256. June 2014

LOROL award for LEARC

Douglas Johnson, a recreational rower has secured a £500 award from his employer LOROL towards the Build the New Lea Funding. LOROL (London Overground) makes such awards to help organisations with which it has links develop in the community. (Click read more to See picture) June 2014

14/06/14: Lea Win Senior Eights at Reading Amateur Regatta

The mens first eight travelled to Reading for a civilised late afternoon start on Sat, racing in Senior eights. With a bye through the first round the crew overcame a fast starting Worcester eight to secure a race against Thames in the final. Thames had come through the other side of the draw which included [...]

Another Golden Saturday for Lea Juniors.

At a very busy regatta yesterday (June7th) in South West London, Lea Junior crews powered their way through to win a total of three boat classes – Girls J15 coxed Quad Sculls, Girls J15 Double Sculls and Boys J15 Single Sculls. There were 16 crews in each boat class and, with doubling up, some young [...]