News

Another Jubilee on the horizon for the Queen’s Shallop

17 March 2022

“Jubilant” will be taking part in a celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 70 years on the throne as part of the Totally Thames Festival on 24th September. This will be the third Royal Jubilee with “Jubilant” taking part in both the 2002 Golden and 2012 Diamond Jubilees. Totally Thames is an annual season of…

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In memory of Bamber Gascoigne

17 March 2022

In memory of Bamber Gascoigne, a great friend to the River Thames community and a generous supporter of all things to do with the traditions of rowing. Bamber was a regular user of the Thames, beside which he lived in Richmond; swimming in it and rowing on it, encouraging others to enjoy it and appreciate…

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2019 Jubilant Update

9 March 2020

“Jubilant” was busy throughout 2019, including this very special event providing bridal transport from Old Windsor Lock to the reception at Ham Island. “Jubilant” is readily available for hire, please contact the Hon. Secretary for further details. During the summer with assistance from the 14th Richmond Sea Scouts, over 2000 young people were taken afloat…

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Jubilant ready for Great River Race 2018

7 June 2018

“Jubilant” will be in The Great River Race again, an important date for fundraising in support of the Trust’s work. The date is 8th September. She will also be making regular weekly evening and daytime outings with a rapidly filling diary of bookings by youth groups, special needs schools and training sessions for adults.

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Jubilant passing through Teddington Lock 2017

Annual Report 2017

11 January 2018

In 2017 The Trust continued to provide a safe and exciting introduction to boating on the Thames assisted by the 14th Richmond Sea Scouts Boating Centre. “Jubilant” is a fine craft for outings for the most junior or inexperienced rowers, and her accommodation of broad thwarts and walkway down the centre of the boat from…

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Maldwin Drummond DL OBE

20 February 2017

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our founding Chairman, Maldwin Drummond DL OBE. He was a tower of strength to so many activities, mainly to do with the sea and his home country of the New Forest. His abiding interest in the well-being of young people was a driving force…

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