About our club

Curlew is a rowing club based in East London and is open to adults of all ages and abilities. Although very successful, with crews at Henley for 12 of the last 13 years, we pride ourselves photoon our friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Founded in 1866, Curlew Rowing Club has been in Greenwich, without interruption for over 130 years, through 2 world wars, based in various boathouses. Find out where Curlew is based now on our location page.

Joining Curlew

We are always looking to recruit new or experienced rowers, and are also actively recruiting for coxes. If you would like to get involved or find out more about our club you can use our contact form and someone will be in touch.

For those who are interested in rowing at Curlew RC – All are welcome, Seniors, intermediates and Vets. Please email the relevant contact via email on our “Contact Us” page.

2013/2014 Committee

Curlew is run by an enthusiastic committee, comprising:

Chair: Anita Jeff
Club Captain: Matthew Richardson
Secretary: Jamie Sunderland
Treasurer: Amy Duval
Membership/Kit Secretary: Yvette Cook/Bridget O’Donovan
Regatta Secretary: Joelle Hartley
Women’s Captain: Maxine Liveseyme
Men’s Captain: Scott Bramley
Social Secretary: Meriel Pritchard
Fundraising Officer: Aanya Madhani

Upcoming Events

Summer Learn to row: Start April 2014 – Learn To Row – This is NOW FULL – We will be hosting a number of taster days in the summer, it will be an intensive day of rowing on and off the water. To register your interest please email l2row.curlewrc@gmail.com

17th – 22nd April – Training Camp @ Worcester Rowing Club

4th May - Wallingford Regatta

17th May - Notts City Regatta

1st June - Metropolitan Regatta

14th – 15th June - Reading Amateur Regatta

20th – 22nd June - Women’s Henley Regatta

27th June - Henley Royal Regatta Qualifying Races

2nd July - 6th July – Henley Royal Regatta

 5th July - The Annual Curlew Rowing Club Henley Picnic/BBQ

12th – 13th July - Kingston Regatta

News Headlines…

New pictures updated to the “Beverley Quinn” Gallery…If members old and new have pictures, please get in contact with Matthew.richardson86@gmail.com (Matt) who will update the website.

New Shed ordered – this is to replace Curlew Lockers at the Docks.

16th April – Wednesday Night – Derigging for Worcester training camp @ 7pm.


We are always looking for donations to allow us to buy new equipment and keep our rowing club fees affordable for all.

Curlew Rowing Club at easyfundraising.org.uk

Please visit easyfundraising.org.uk if you would like to make a donation to our club.

We also accept donations from PayPalclick here to make a donation.