Category Archives: Races

The Great Pier Race

The Great Pier Race August 6th 2017. The weather was ideal, but a slight gusty head wind made the rowing a bit of a challenge. Race started on time at 11.45 from Bell Wharf in Leigh with the first boat … Continue reading

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The Round Canvey Race

On Saturday 8th July “The Lower Thames RC” visited Benfleet Sailing Club for the 7th Round Canvey Race. The Ladies Crew in “Victory” consisted of;- “Sally Jackson-Robins, Diana Herve, Laura Dunmow, Vanessa Bradford, Linda Gaze and Jo Murray.” The Men’s … 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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Maldon Little Ships Races 2016

4 boats and 17 crew made the short journey to the Annual Maldon Little Ships Races, which raise money for the RNLI.  This year the Maldon Little Ship Club’s efforts raised in excess of £7,500. Whilst the cause, raising much … Continue reading

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Carrow Cup

The Lower Thames Rowing Club, again attended the Carrow Cup, organised by Norwich Rowing Club, in force.  The club took 5 boats and 23 crew to take part in this annual event.  The crews of mixed ages and gender all … Continue reading

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Great River Race 2016

On Saturday 3rd September Lower Thames Rowing Club once again entered the Great River Race.  Having started in 1988, the spectacular 21 mile course from London Docklands to Richmond now attracts over 330 crews from around the world.  The Great … Continue reading

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LTRC Fourth Annual Pier Race

Sunday 21st August saw Lower Thames Rowing Club host their Fourth Annual Pier Race.  The club hosted some 17 boats from 8 clubs from as far away as Langstone on the South Coast and some 70 crew of all ages … Continue reading

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Social BBQ at East Beach

On Sunday a group of LTRC members converged on East Beach, Shoebury, not for a row but for a rather more relaxing BBQ. Aimed at raising money for the club it was a great chance for members of the club … Continue reading

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Crouch Cup at South Woodham Ferrers

  A clean sweep for the Ladies at the Crouch Cup, Fastest Gig and Fastest Ladies Crew, well done girls! Sunday 3rd July, the sun was shining and a lovely day for the Crouch Cup race hosted by South Wooden … Continue reading

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Rowhedge Regatta

Lower Thames had a great day out at Rowhedge Regatta, more details awaited, watch this space…. Photo courtesy of Ivan Beales

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