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Mercantile Rowing Club

Founded in 1880, Mercantile Rowing Club embodies a legacy of excellence & camaraderie. Our founders aimed to enrich Melbourne's society through the noble sport of rowing. Today, we uphold these values:

  • Excellence in rowing
  • Physical & mental health
  • Respect & Friendship for all

Our members are leaders in sport, coaching, & beyond, with World & Olympic Champions, & Thomas Keller Medalists part of our proud community of athletes. If you're passionate about rowing's beauty and discipline, Mercantile Rowing Club is your home to achieve your rowing aspirations. Join us today & become part of the Mercantile legacy where, “Every stroke we take, we take to win”.

The Captain led the ANZAC Day commemoration last night at the boathouse. · Read more
Boat Namings
21 Apr 2024
A day of considerable celebration always follows a boat naming and Saturday was no exception. Three boats and the new boat trailer were the focus of our attention. The following images provide a summary of the celebrations. · Read more
Mercantile Saturday Breakfast
Sat 06 Jul 2024 08:30 — Sat 31 Aug 2024 10:30
Mercantile Rowing Club
The world famous Mercs brekky!
Olympic Games Regatta
Sat 27 Jul 2024 10:00 — Sat 03 Aug 2024 13:00
National Olympic Nautical Stadium of Île-de-France