Category Archives: Adventure Row

Night Row 13th November 2017

Last night saw another infamous Night Row happen. Some 20 plus crew in 4 boats set of in the dark with a destination of Benfleet in their sights. As normal the darkness and incoming tide made the navigation fun, we … Continue reading

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Long Row to Margate

Fantastic trip to Margate, the weather and tides were perfect, leaving at 6.30am we were at the pier at 7.30. Due to three rather large boats in the shipping channel we started to cross at the Mulberry harbour. On the … Continue reading

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Battlesbridge social row & BBQ

A truly idyllic summers day! On Saturday 22nd July 2017 many rowing clubs formed up between North Fambridge and South Woodham Ferrers. They were all headed in pirate dress for a summer BBQ at Battlesbridge Mill. LTRC joined this flotilla … Continue reading

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Queenborough invasion commemoration

On a cold, frosty and foggy morning in January you can only dream about the weather that we had on Saturday 17th June. On arrival at Queenborough there was a barrier across the High Street which we had to penetrate … Continue reading

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A row to Coconut Cove!! Ok Canvey Point

Four gigs and a crew of 22 set out from Two Tree Island on a voyage of discovery.  A disconcerting event was soon to develop on our row to “Coconut Cove”.  After a little briefing we set off for Coconut Cove … Continue reading

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BBC Essex QUEST

Lower Thames Rowing Club today received guests, Barry Lewis and Liana Bridges from BBC Essex’s Quest.  The team found us as their second location and were soon on their way to the third having found their clue within a boat. … Continue reading

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Adventure Rowing with Broxbourne

Lower Thames Rowing Club on a day out with Broxbourne Rowing Club. 8.4 miles and 6 locks, but ONLY 1 pub !! Six intrepid LTRC members ventured forth on Saturday 25th March onto the uncharted waters of the River Lea, accompanied … Continue reading

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River Thames, Part2, Abingdon. Great time with sun!

Thames Part 2 Oxford to Reading adventure row over the weekend of March 3rd to 5th 2017. Warnings by the environment agency were given to us (amber boards) as the river was in flood due to the very heavy rains … Continue reading

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Pancake Row, 28th February 2017, when else!

So the Crazy Gang joined up again to undertake the “Pancake Row”.  11 Crew met at Napton on the Hill, on the South Oxford Canal to survey the scene and more importantly book a table in the local pub, The … Continue reading

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Valentines Row, River Stort

Another beautiful winters days row, from Bishops Stortford to Harlow (just wall to wall sunshine!) Two guest rowers from Broxbourn R C who want us to join them for a row sometime. 8 rowers, 1 invalid  (me) and 1 sweep … Continue reading

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