Founded in 1893, Bexhill Rowing Club is the town’s oldest sporting club and in its 122-year history, has achieved numerous successes.
But what it has done this century has been phenomenal. In 1999 the club only won one race in the Coast Amateur Rowing Association (CARA) regatta season and languished near the bottom of the league, which contains 10 clubs.
The upturn in fortune began with 17 race wins in 2000 followed by 14 consecutive CARA League titles from 2001. Bexhill RC has risen to become one of the most successful coastal rowing clubs in the country.
In the last 15 years, Bexhill RC has won more than 565 CARA races, six South Coast Championships, seen its membership increase from 25 to an average of 80, taught more than 300 people from the community to row, had members row the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, semi-final appearances at the Henley Royal Regatta, set numerous world records, and raised more than £30,000 for local and national charities.
The club is open to people of all abilities aged 14 upwards. Bexhill RC wants to be able to allow more people from the local community to have a go at the sport, but simply does not have the funds to do so.
If you think you could help support the continued success and growth of the club, visit www.bexhillrowingclub.co.uk
The club is open to discussing any type of sponsorship package to ensure the sponsor’s needs are met.
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