Welcome to Kingston Rowing Club

Kingston Rowing Club is one of the world's oldest and most successful amateur rowing clubs. Based on the Thames between Kingston Bridge and Teddington Lock, KRC rowers enjoy one of the longest and calmest stretches of rowing water in the UK. The club caters for all levels, demonstrated by both a thriving Novice Squad and social events calendar, through to medalists in recent Olympic Games. KRC is the ideal venue for the typical club rower aspiring for success at National events such as Henley Royal Regatta and the British Rowing Championships.
The club also has a growing Junior Squad, aimed at introducing younger rowers to the sport, helping to foster competitive junior athletes and maybe create the Olympians of years to come. Regardless of whether you are a complete beginner or already an experienced rower, our aim is to provide you with the support, equipment and coaching you need to achieve your goals.

Kingston Small Boats Head

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The next Kingston Small Boats Head will be on the 4th November 2017.

Kingston Head of the River for Eights and Fours will be held on the 18th March 2017.


Kingston Small Boats Head 2016 was held on 5th Nov 2016 over two divisions.  The 1st Division at 10:30. The 2nd division at 14:00.

Final 2016 Results:-

The entries poster lists the events available. Entries have now closed.KSBH Nov 2016 poster

Please ensure you read the 'Instructions for Crews' and understand the 'Course Map' below as a minimum before boating. 

- Start Order Updates:
St Georges W.IM2.4+ moved to Div 1 2/11
KGS W.J15A.4x+ moved to Div 1 3/11

Any enquiries may be emailed to the Organiser Peter King.

 Additional race documents can be found below:-

In view of the likely congestion in boating areas, competitors are warned to allow enough time to get afloat in good time before the start of each Division (relevant information is given in the `Instructions to Crews`).

Boating times are below: 

Division 1 @ 10:30: 

Numbers 38 to 149     09.00  - 09.20
Numbers 1 to 37         09.20  - 09.35
Numbers 150 upwards 09.35  - 09.50

Division 2 @ 14:00: 

Numbers 296 to 384     12.30  - 12.45
Numbers 251 to 295     12.45  - 13.00
Numbers 385 upwards  13.00  - 13.20
  • Crews proceeding to the start can use the centre or Middlesex arch of the rail bridge (watching for any craft coming downstream if using central arch)
  • Crews returning upstream to KGS and above whilst racing is still taking place will be controlled by marshalling to keep on the Surrey bank up through Kingston Rail and Road Bridges. They will be held a safe distance above Kingston Road Bridge until there is a safe gap in the racing crews, at which point they will be instructed to cross to Middlesex bank quickly.
  • Crews racing downstream must use the central arch of Kingston Road Bridge and the Railway Bridge.

Further updates will continue to be published here.

 

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