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Rowing takes many forms:
- You can choose to row solely indoors where it is possible to enter competitions and compete for a place on a club, provincial or national ladder. You can even compete online from your home, gym or club with an individual or club anywhere in the world. You can compete in this discipline all the way up to world championship level. Indoor Rowing
- You can start on the flat water at a club near you and progress all the way through to competing at the Olympic Games. Fine Boat Rowing
- You can start coastal rowing and enjoy the thrill of rowing on the open sea among marine life with waves to add that zest to your paddle. You can compete in this discipline all the way up to world championship level. Coastal Rowing
Find a Club
The Clubs Commission provides information of the whereabouts of clubs, links to club websites and much more…
Understand a regatta program
Understanding the abbreviations on regatta programs can be like reading a foreign language
Find out more about different types of rowing events
Click here to go to the different regatta formats page
Find out what’s happening in neighbouring countries
Projects in Africa
Kafue – SA Delivery
What is KZNRA?
Kwa Zulu Natal Rowing Association (KZNRA) is the provincial body governing the sport of rowing in the province of KwaZulu Natal. It subscribes to the principles outlined in the National Transformation Charter and endeavors to provide members of KZNRA with the means to further the aims of the Transformation Charter
RowSA is a constituent member of Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d’Aviron (FISA) which is the international governing body of the sport of rowing.
FISA is the oldest international sport federation and was created in 1892.
Rowing has at its core the following values:
- Teamwork: There is no better symbol in sport of striving towards a common goal
- Fairness: A mutual respect for opponents leads to fairplay and the essence of sportsmanship.
- Endurance: Today is the result of yesterday, what we do today will be the result for the future.
- Inclusivity: Boats combine people irrespective of race, gender, creed, age or ability.
- Nature: Our environment is where we play it needs to last.