About the club

Curlew is a rowing club based in East London. Although very successful, with crews at Henley for 12 of the last 15 years, we pride ourselves on our friendly atmosphere. Founded in 1866, Curlew has been in Greenwich without interruption for over 150 years.

Recent wins


Peterborough Summer Sprints:

Women’s Novice IV+

Sculler’s Head:

MasC Novice – Pennant Winner

Upper Thames Head of the River:


Docklands Head of the River

Fastest Crew (IM2 VIII)

Fastest Women’s Crew

1x Nov Sculls

(To see more, please see our recent results page)

Joining Curlew

We have three main squads at Curlew: the Senior Men, Senior Women and Development Squad. We are always looking to recruit new or experienced rowers, and are also actively recruiting for coxes. If you would like to find out more, please use our contact form.

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2016/17 Season Starts 17th September – We are recruiting Coxes, Coaches and Experienced Rowers…If you are looking at getting back into rowing please get in contact with us via our contact form above.



We are always looking for donations to allow us to buy new equipment and keep our rowing club fees affordable for all. We accept donations via PayPal if you would like to make a donation to the club.

We are also registered with easyfundraising.org.uk – use this for all of your online shopping and the club receives free money! It costs you no more, however the club gets a donation each time you shop!