Category : Results

Lea RC win Hackney Awards

Jules Pipe, Hackney Mayor, presents four talented Lea members with Youth Sports Awards for their achievements. L-R (Elsa Froggatt, Ella Sharman, Jules Pipe, Gabor Marton, Molly Sharman). Elsa is a British Championship Bronze Medallist in 2x, Ella as well as rowing, swims with the England Development Squad and both swims and runs for Hackney, Gabor […]

Lea Junior Girls Storm the Club Novice Pennant at Womens Head of the River!

The junior girls have won the novice pennant at the womens head of the river. They just pipped the club first eight by 3.3 seconds , finishing 30th overall out of 278 starters. An excellent result and fully 50 seconds in front of the next novice club crew and 13 seconds in front of the […]

Elite women and Senior Mens pennants for the Lea at the Pairs Head

The club sent 10 pairs to contest the pairs head on the 11th Oct. Conditions were good with a slight headwind over parts of the course making for bouncy water before Barnes Bridge. Amanda and Bridget won the elite women’s pairs as well as the Anna Roots trophy for being the fastest women’s pair over […]

Goodbye Novice… Hello Intermediate

It wasn’t too long ago, a few months perhaps when I wrote a few lines on the day’s racing at Chiswick. The Learn2Race crews drew a blank that day but over the last couple of months we’ve been achieving some wins and personally I won my first point at Sudbury Regatta. It’s a beautiful location […]

British Champions

. Lea Boys Quad were crowned British Champions at the British Junior Championships held in Strathclyde, Scotland in late July. This is in addition to the gold they won at the British Regional Championships in the Spring. The Club had a total of four boats in A Finals with both the Boys and Girls J14 […]

Lea Women win at Henley 2015.

The womens A crew won the club eights event in some style. They put in a great start to take a lengths lead by the end of the island and then kept the hammer down to counter City of Cambridge’s strong mid race rhythm. A great result and testament to the hard work by the […]

A right Royal Rout at Hampton Court.

  The younger Lea Junior Girls showed the Lea WJ16s that they are pretty good as ¬†well and managed to pull off a hat trick of wins last Saturday at a very busy Thames Ditton Regatta in the early summer sunshine. The idyllic event, with the finish line adjacent to Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace, […]

Regatta Stories:
a Novice’s Chiswick experience

Chiswick was my first race on the Thames and the first time I’ve got into a boat with my wellies on. I was racing in a novice 4 at 11am and an IM3 at 5pm so we were hoping to win the first race which would take us through to further knockout stages to fill […]

Wins at Wallingford

Excellent days racing at Wallingford Regatta in challenging conditions. A strong headwind and rain in the morning gave way to even stronger gusting crosswind in the afternoon which ultimately caused the cancellation of the last few races. Before that however the womens squad won the club eights and the challenger coxed fours with some very […]

Juniors triumph.

Lea RC Juniors Coxless Quads triumphed at British Regional Championships with a Gold for the Boys and a Bronze for the Girls. Yesterday in Nottingham at the British Inter Regional Championships, Lea Juniors helped the Eastern Region Team to an overall third position (out of 12). The Club had seven Lea boats racing (one boy’s […]