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 ... 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 ... More

Northwich Spring Head 2022 – successes for Vics’ Juniors

Vics' crews have attended Head races at North of England (Chester) and Northwich this spring. The women's Open and Masters E crews had both entered the North of England Head but used Northwich to get more practice over a shorter distance, ready for the regatta season.The juniors turned out in force for Northwich, ... 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 ... 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 ... More

LVRC 2022 Regatta

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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 ... More

Fort Austin heads off to a new life in Egypt

On Saturday 18th December 2021, a typical cold, wet, overcast day on the West Float, a dozen or so LVRC juniors and their parents along with the junior support team, braved the weather and waited to say farewell to the former Royal Navy Auxiliary supply ship, Fort Austin. Four tugs arrived to take her safely out of the ... 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 ... 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 ... More