Chris Dodd, co-founder of the River & Rowing Museum, shares his stories and insights

With Cathy Pütz, Director of the River & Rowing Museum Image credit: © Getty Images About Chris Dodd:  Since joining the Guardian newspaper in 1965, Chris Dodd has been a highly influential “international rowingRead More

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A Lifetime in Women’s Rowing by Fiona Dennis

(Image credit: Richard Dennis) My father, who’d previously rowed, suggested I join the then recently formed women’s squad at Derby Rowing Club.  After two sessions in the club ‘gig’, the equivalent of a parkRead More

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The Important of Thomas E. Weil, ‘The Great Collector’

By Chris Dodd, Hear the Boat Sing The Great Collector Tom Weil retires from the board of the River & Rowing Museum today. Chris Dodd sings his praise. If you are interested in rowingRead More

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75th Anniversary of Henley Royal Regatta 1945 – a rather different Regatta

By Robert Treharne Jones This year marks the 75th Anniversary of a singular event in the history of Henley Royal Regatta – the special event that was held to mark the end of theRead More

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Tokyo on Thames, Museum’s community fitness project, gets off to a flying start

A new community sports project, Tokyo on Thames, spearheaded by the River & Rowing Museum, has got off to an incredible start with the first part of the initiative – Training the Trainer. OnRead More

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