Maidenhead Rowing Club

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Maidenhead Rowing Club
Maidenhead RC Boathouse.jpg
Location Maidenhead, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°31′26″N 0°42′09″W / 51.523797°N 0.702553°W / 51.523797; -0.702553 (Maidenhead Rowing Club)Coordinates: 51°31′26″N 0°42′09″W / 51.523797°N 0.702553°W / 51.523797; -0.702553 (Maidenhead Rowing Club)
Home water Bray Lock, River Thames
Founded 1876 (1876)
Affiliations British Rowing
Website www.maidenheadrc.org.uk
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Notable members
Bert Bushnell, William Grenfell

Maidenhead Rowing Club is an amateur rowing club, on the River Thames in England. It is situated at Maidenhead, Berkshire.

The club house is on the reach above Bray Lock on the Maidenhead bank of the Thames between Maidenhead Railway Bridge and Maidenhead Bridge.

The club has many wins to its credit, including its first win at Henley Royal Regatta in 1924 in the Thames Challenge Cup.[1] In 1939, Maidenhead entered the Wyfolds and won the final against Tigre Boat Club, Argentina and Bert Bushnell won The Wingfield Sculls in 1947 and more recently at Henley Women's Regatta. Also winning the Britannia Challenge Cup at Henley in 1985. It is the main organisation behind the Maidenhead Regatta.

The present boathouse was completed in June 1998 and opened by Sir Steve Redgrave. It replaced an older one situated just beside Maidenhead Bridge which had been the club's home since 1926.

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