Olympic Legend Sir Steve Redgrave opens Lea Rowing Club boathouse

From the Guardian (Waltham Forest, Chingford, Wanstead & Woodford) FIVE-TIME Olympic gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave officially opened the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse in East London on Saturday with the ceremony coinciding with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta at Rio 2016….. Read more here.

Sir Steve Redgrave opens £1m boathouse development

From Charity Today: Sir Steve Redgrave, five-time Olympic gold medallist, officially opened Lea Rowing Club’s £1m boathouse development in Spring Hill at the weekend, thanks to a £100,000 grant from the Mayor of London: Sports Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, the country’s largest sports charity…. Read more here.

Sir Steve Redgrave opens new boathouse

Sir Steve Redgrave, five times Olympic gold medalist, officially opened the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse in East London on Saturday 10 September. The opening coincided with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta in Rio. Donor funding of £770,000 – plus more than £400,000 from members and friends of the Club – has allowed the boathouse to […]

Grand Opening of the New Boathouse.

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Lea Autumn Regatta Results 2016

Lea Rowing Club is pleased to announce that its 2016 Autumn Regatta will take place on Sunday 4 September 2016. RESULTS: Lea Autumn Regatta 2016 results Draw announced here

Lea Juniors selected for International Honours

Two girls from the Club’s Barnstorming Junior Girls First VIII have been selected to row for their country. Flo Donald, 17, the five girl, has been selected to row for Great Britain at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Poznan, Poland where she will compete in the Coxless Four and the VIII. Emily Downey, also […]

Junior Squad advances at British Champs

Our biggest ever squad of nearly 30 Juniors competed in 10 crews in the three day championships at Nottingham this weekend. The best news is that we advanced to 12th position out of 50 in the Victor Ludorum tables of GB’s best Juniors up from 14th last year. Jasper and Louis made it look easy […]

Two former Lea Juniors get their GB vests

GB Rowing Team this week announced its crews for the European Universities Games in Zagreb this summer with two former Lea Juniors selected. Tom Mapp, (picture) Lea class of 2013, is in his final undergraduate year at Bath University studying Maths and will be rowing in the Men’s Heavyweight double (M2x) and Tuentje Tijsson, Lea […]

British Rowing Masters Championships June 2016

A sizeable contingent of rowers from several squads in the club travelled up to Nottingham for the British Rowing Masters Championships on Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June. Held at the Holme Pierrepoint National Watersports Centre, this regatta features multi-lane racing over 1000m on a purpose built straight course. ‘Brit Masters’ is […]

National Schools Regatta 2016 Report

A very successful Regatta for all five Lea Crews which took part in this major event in the Junior Calendar at Eton Dorney, which had so many entries that most boat classes saw eight lane racing. The boy’s quad came 7th in the A final, the girl’s eight came 6th in the A final and […]