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Date TBC Type Event Name Description Location Club (click for map) Start Time Finish Time District
Sun 23 Jan 2022   Rowing Event Casey Cup Info

Three races from the Boat Race pole in Chiswick to Vesta flagpole with the ebb tide

Chiswick Bridge to
Putney Bridge
Thames Rowing Club 10:00 11:30 U
Sun 23 Jan 2022 TBC Rowing Event United Hospitals Winter Regatta University College London Boat Club to
Chiswick Bridge
09:00 16:30 U
Sat 29 Jan 2022 TBC Rowing Event Quintin Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Putney Bridge
13:00 16:30 U
Sun 30 Jan 2022 TBC Sailing Event Winter series 3 Greenwich Yacht Club Greenwich Yacht Club 11:10   M
Sun 27 Feb 2022   Rowing Event Hammersmith Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Putney Bridge
13:30 17:00 U
Sat 5 Mar 2022 TBC Rowing Event Dewar Shield Hammersmith Bridge to
Chiswick Bridge
Sons of the Thames Rowing Club 13:00 14:30 U
Sun 6 Mar 2022 TBC Rowing Event United Hospitals Head Race Info

The races will be held between the Syon Pavilion and Chiswick Bridge, with the tide in the navigational channel. The river will remain open at all times during the event. Competitors will break from the rowing code in the following manner: As and when it is safe to do so competitors may overtake in the restricted zones; As and when it is safe to do so competitors may follow the racing line.

Syon Reach to
Chiswick Bridge
09:45 13:30 U
Sat 12 Mar 2022 TBC Rowing Event Women's Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event involves a river closure please see the separate Notice to Mariners.

Kew Railway Bridge to
Fulham Railway Bridge
11:30   U
Sat 12 Mar 2022   Rowing Event Women's Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Putney Bridge
11:30 15:00 U
Mon 14 Mar 2022   Rowing Event Schools Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Putney Bridge
13:30 17:00 U
Sat 26 Mar 2022   Rowing Event Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Putney Bridge
10:00 13:30 U
Sun 27 Mar 2022   Rowing Event Veterans Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Putney Bridge
12:00 15:30 U
Sun 3 Apr 2022 TBC Rowing Event University Boat Race Fulham Railway Bridge to
Chiswick Bridge
11:00 17:00 U
Sat 23 Apr 2022 TBC Paddling Event Witney2Westminster Info

Charity canoe marathon. 127 mile challenge in six stages Whitney to Westminster

Teddington Lock to
Westminster Bridge
TBC 19:30 U + M
Sat 21 May 2022 TBC Rowing Event 2022 Thames Historic Barge Driving Info

The Thames Barge Driving Trust was formally constituted in January 2016, which was formally known as Transport on Water (TOW). Since 1974 we have held the annual Barge Driving Race to demonstrate the skills of Watermen & Lightermen in navigating barges under oar. The 2022 Event will witness the 45th running of this unique London rowing race between Greenwich and Westminster.

Greenwich Reach to
Lambeth Reach
10:30 16:00 M
Sat 21 May 2022 TBC Rowing Event United Hospitals Bumps Syon Reach to
Chiswick Bridge
09:30 15:00 U
Sun 22 May 2022 TBC Rowing Event United Hospitals Bumps Syon Reach to
Chiswick Bridge
10:30 16:00 U
Sat 28 May 2022 TBC Sailing Event RNLI Charity Race/Boatacs Info

Race area: Thames Estuary, crossing both the Sea Reach and Medway approach shipping channels. Starting from the Leigh buoy. Finishing in Stangate Creek (off River Medway)

Essex Yacht Club to
Medway
Essex Yacht Club 13:00   L
Sat 28 May 2022 TBC Sailing Event RNLI Charity Race/Boatacs Essex Yacht Club to
Medway
Essex Yacht Club 13:00   L
Fri 3 Jun 2022 TBC Rowing Event United Hospitals Summer Regatta University College London Boat Club to
Chiswick Bridge
09:00 18:00 U
Sat 11 Jun 2022 TBC Sailing Event Race to Harty Ferry Info

Race area: Thames Estuary, crossing both the Sea Reach and Medway approach shipping channels Starting from the Leigh buoy. Finishing in River Medway, Gillingham area.

Island Yacht Club to
Medway
Island Yacht Club 11:00   L
Sat 18 Jun 2022 TBC Sailing Event Thames Sailing Barge Match Gravesend Reach 08:30 15:00 L
Sat 25 Jun 2022 TBC Sailing Event Race to Upnor Info

Race area: Thames Estuary, crossing both the Sea Reach and Medway approach shipping channels. Starting from the Leigh buoy. Finishing in the River Swale at Harty Ferry

Leigh-on-Sea Sailing Club to
Medway
Leigh-on-Sea Sailing Club 11:30   L
Sat 6 Aug 2022 TBC Sailing Event Race to the River Blackwater Info

Race area: Thames Estuary, "possibly" crossing the Sea Reach shipping channel. Starting from the Leigh buoy. Finishing in the River Blackwater (point tbe)

Essex Yacht Club to
Sea Reach
Essex Yacht Club 07:50   L
Sun 28 Aug 2022 TBC Sailing Event Southend Sailing Barge Match Info

Southend Pier (circular course in vicinity of pier)

Southend Council to
Southend Council
11:30   L
Sun 4 Sep 2022 TBC Sailing Event Interclub Cruiser Challenge Race Info

Race area: circuit in the Thames Estuary, crossing the main Thames Sea Reach shipping channel in both in both directions. Starting and finishing from the Leigh buoy

Benfleet Yacht Club to
Benfleet Yacht Club
Benfleet Yacht Club 08:00   L
Sat 10 Sep 2022 TBC Rowing Event Great River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event involves controlled navigation and a River Closure; please see separate Upper and Middle Notice to Mariners for this event.

Greenwich to
Twickenham
10:00 15:00 M + U
Sat 17 Sep 2022 TBC Rowing Event Scullers Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event will involve a river closure

Kew Railway Bridge to
Fulham Railway Bridge
10:00 14:30 U
Sun 18 Sep 2022 TBC Rowing Event Dave Pope & Steve Faldo Barge Drives Waterloo Bridge to
Tower Bridge
12:00 15:00 M
Sat 24 Sep 2022 TBC Sailing Event Race to Queenborough Info

Race area: Thames Estuary, crossing both the Sea Reach and Medway approach shipping channels, and Rivers Medway and Swale. Starting from the Leigh buoy. Finishing in the River Swale at Queenborough.

Benfleet Yacht Club to
Medway
Benfleet Yacht Club 13:30   L
Sun 18 Dec 2022 TBC Rowing Event Remenham Challenge Barnes Bridge to
Putney Bridge
10:30   U
Sat 4 Mar 2023 TBC Rowing Event Women's Head of the River Race Info

This event involves a river closure.

This event involves a river closure please see the separate Notice to Mariners.

Kew Railway Bridge to
Fulham Railway Bridge
14:45   U