A full report on the many challenges GB women's rowing faced in 1978 has just been added to RowingStory.com. Read all about it!
Over 50 years after they represented their countries at the Women's European Rowing Championships in the 1960s, two women were racing hard in single sculls at the World Rowing Masters Championships at Bled in 2017.
Although it's a highly niche form of rowing, frozen in time from the late 9th century, Thames skiff racing Champions include a remarkably large number of GB women rowing internationals.
For nearly 100 years the ARA was obsessed with preventing anyone whom it didn't see as an amateur, not just from racing, but at times even from belong to a rowing club - with many daft and unintended consequences.
A full report on 1977 has just been added to RowingStory.com. Read all about it!
Although British rowing realised as early as 1956 that we really needed a 2k multilane course, it took until 1972 before Holme Pierrepont was opened.
From jumble sales to selling books of matches, British women rowers found some creative ways to fund their rowing expenses.
Some unexpected reasons why GB international women took up rowing - drawn from a totally un-representative sample!
Henley Women's Regatta has a sparkling collection of trophies, many of them commemorating individuals who played key parts in the development of women's rowing. Find out more about two of them here.
All about the women-only clubs which dominated the London rowing scene until the late 1970s from Alpha Women's ARC to United Universities' Women's BC.