Category : News

Training with CULRC

The mens first eight and the junior girls eight spent a very productive weekend at Ely training with the Cambridge University mens and womens lightweight squads. Lots learnt all round and some excellent close racing across both days of the weekend. This is the fourth year that the mens squad have made the trip to […]

Fours Head Weekend 11th / 12th November

The club fielded six crews in the veteran event on the Saturday and a further eight crews in the open event on Sunday. The weather was as good as could be expected for early November and all crews raced without problems. The pick of the results on Saturday was a close second for the womens […]

World Masters Regatta, Bled Slovenia, Sept 2017

As usual the club sent a sizeable contingent to the World Masters Regatta, this year in beautiful Bled in the foothills of the Alps in Slovenia. 28 Lea Rowers made the 1000 mile each way trip and Richard E and Mick R trailered our boats out there, along with some from Broxbourne and Poplar. The […]

2017 Autumn Regatta

Lea Rowing Club is pleased to announce that its 2017 Autumn Regatta will take place on Sunday 3rd September. Details here.

Henley Womens Regatta – Lea Win Club Coxed Fours!

The club was represented at Henley Womens Regatta by a club coxed four, club eight, J16 coxed four, en elite lightweight pair and an elite pair. The headline result was a win for the club coxed four of Becky, Lucy, Lizzie and Caroline coxed by Nicola. The final was a bit of a nailbiter against […]

Metropolitan and Peterborough Regattas

The club sent the top end of the mens, womens and junior boys squads to Metropolitan Regatta as well as a large contingent (two full trailers) to Peterborough regatta on the same weekend. At Met the womens coxed four secured the best results winning championship coxed fours on both days. The victory on Sunday was […]

Traversee de Paris

The Traversee de Paris is a 20 mile row along the Seine from Sevre round the Isle de Paris and back to Sevre. This year the Lea rowing club was represented by 10 women masters. We were the only British crew in this annual event. Organised by our very own Mary Finlay, who proved to […]

London Live

Opening of the Jimmy O’neil Boathouse – pictures from London Live:

Hackney Today : Raring to row at Lea

… here is an article on page 2 of Hackney Today (issue 387): Raring to row at Lea FIVE times Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave has opened a new £1million boathouse for rowers in the orough, in an event timed to coincide with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta in Rio. The sporting hero formally opened […]

Sir Steve Redgrave launches Lea Rowing Club boathouse

From the Hackney Citizen… Olympic legend ‘delighted’ that new facility supports junior rowers Five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave has cut the ribbon at the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse. Read more here.