31 Results for author: Richard Lewis

Cancellation of Merseyside Regatta 29th April 2023

It is with great regret that the Committee of Liverpool Victoria Rowing Club has decided to cancel Merseyside Regatta, which was due to be held on Saturday 29th April 2023. The regatta relies on our neighbours at Jenkins Shipping for use of their car park and quayside for car and trailer parking. Unfortunately, Jenkins Shipping are now storing higher ... More

Grace Read success in Nottingham

Grace Rhead's hard work paid off with a Bronze medal at the Junior Inter-regional Championships at Nottingham today. Grace actually won her race but the Championships were changed to a time trial because of the strong winds. Sculling on the West Float gives Grace an advantage on rough water and she used her boat handling skills to good effect. The ... More


I am very sorry to announce the cancellation of Merseyside Regatta, which was due to take place on Saturday 30th April 2022.For the last 30 years we have relied on the generosity of our neighbours, Jenkins Shipping and their predecessors, whose yard we have used for car parking and for access to the quayside at Lewis's Quay for trailer parking.Unfortuna... More

Grace Rhead picked to represent the North West in the National Junior Inter Regional Regatta

Following her win at the North West trials on Sunday, I'm really pleased to announce that Grace Rhead has been picked to represent the North West in the National Junior Inter Regional Regatta to be held at Nottingham on Saturday 23rd April 2022. That's a fantastic achievement and we should all be really proud of Grace and her coach Lesley. Good luck to ... More

LVRC put in a great performance at Runcorn Spring Head

The Women's squad entered a MastersE and Womens Open eight at Runcorn Spring Head on Saturday 5th March 2022. In the morning division, the MastersE eight was beaten by a very fast Royal Chester crew, whilst in the afternoon division, the Open eight finished third of six crews.It was a busy weekend, with the trailer loaded for the North West Junior Time ... More


Sunday 13th February saw the first event of 2022, attended by adult and junior crews. Thanks to Ray Percival for towing and getting the boats safely to Warrington. Not the kindest of days, cold with a strong wind, high water levels and a fast stream. Unfortunately, after a good first leg on the two leg 1800 metre course, Chris Rycroft and Paul Campbell ... More


Although we were all disappointed to have to cancel Head of the Float on Saturday 4th December, one of our juniors took advantage of the day. Emily Bernhem continued her high performance training by entering the British Rowing Indoor championships. She recently performed well at the GB junior water trials and backed that up by a third place in the ... More

Head of Float 2021 – Cancelled

I am very sorry to announce the cancellation of Head of the Float, which was due to take place on Saturday 4th December 2021. Unfortunately, the Met Office weather forecast was for winds gusting up to 44 mph, which would make the dock unrowable. The most important issue is the safety of competitors. Holding our event at the beginning of December means ... More

Busy Weekend for Liverpool Vics members

The weekend of 20th and 21st November saw Vics' members in Boston and Lancaster. Emily Bernhem was in Boston for the GB U19 water trials and performed well, being 4th of the North West triallists. Megan Knight from Trentham finished 1st with an exceptional time but Emily finished her 5k water trial solidly in the pack. Next stop is the British Indoor ... More

Peter Duff 1928-2021

Peter Duff 1928-2021 It is with the greatest regret that I have to report that Peter Duff, one of the club's greatest stalwarts, has died. Peter joined Liverpool Victoria just after the Second World War, having previously been a member of Wallasey School Boat Club. He was Club Captain in 1953 and 1954, made a Life Member in 1970 and served as a ... More