26-10-2014 - Boat Naming Ceremony.

Grosvenor Rowing Club will be holding a boat naming ceremony from 10.30 on 08/11/14 at the Club house. Our club Patron, The Duke of Westminster will name the boat Lt Thomas Higgins after a Grosvenor member who made the supreme sacrifice at The Somme in 1916.   Family and friends are all welcome to attend. Dress code is smart. This … Continue reading

06-10-2014 - Juniors win again at Runcorn head

Grosvenor Junior Squad had yet another successful day on Saturday 4thOctober racing at Runcorn Autumn Head, over a windy blustery course. This race is rowed over a 4500 metre course on the lower reaches of the River Weaver between White Gate and Sutton Weaver The Women’s Junior 16A Quad of Stella Dixon, Zoe Green, Francis Munro and Lucy Tilston were the Stars of the Day, in a … Continue reading

03-10-2014 - Success at Chester Long Distance Sculls

Last Sunday, Royal Chester hosted their annual Long Distance Scull head race. This 5000M event taks place on the Dee between Eccleston Ferry and the Groves. Grosvenor were well represented with entries from all groups within the club. In the morning division, single scullers Paul Johnston, George Moir and Jim Graves won Mas C, Mas C Novice and IM3 respectivley. … Continue reading

08-07-2014 - Success for the Grosvenor Juniors

  This past Saturday saw the Runcorn Junior Regatta take place on a stretch of the River Weaver. Unique in its format, the round-robin races were held over two 300m sprint courses.   There was success for 2 Grosvenor boats; the W.J15.4x+ crew of Lucy Tilston, Francis Munro, Zoe Green, Stella Dixon and Jack Green (cox) rowed to victory whilst … Continue reading

  • Boat Naming Ceremony.

  • Juniors win again at Runcorn head

  • Success at Chester Long Distance Sculls

  • Success for the Grosvenor Juniors

Dee Autumn Head

 Dee Autumn Head 2014

Saturday 1st November:


Raced downstream over 4000m in two divisions on the River Dee, Chester.

Held under the Rules of British Rowing, the Rules of Racing and Row Safe.

Final Draw 2014 – Division 1

Final Draw 2014 – Division 2

Information for Competitors:

Previous Results available here.


The Dee Autumn Head is held under the Rules of British Rowing, the Rules of Racing and RowSafe.


The Dee Autumn Head takes on the River Dee in Chester with crews racing from the ‘motorway’ bridge to Dee Lane, a distance of just under 4000 m. It is a processional head race with events for all boats from eights to single sculls; in all age categories from Junior to Veteran, subject to a minimum number of entries in each category. We also welcome sponsorship, please see our sponsorship page for details.


For more information, please take a look at our information for visiting clubs leaflet.