3 of 2024 - MIRC Spring Small Boats Head

watch_later 02/02/24

Update to Notice to Mariners 3 of 2024 -

The MIRC's Small Boats Head event, scheduled for Sunday, March 3rd, has been cancelled. This decision was made after carefully assessing the current river conditions and upcoming weather forecasts.


Maidstone Invicta Rowing Club will be holding the Maidstone Spring Head Race on Sunday 3rd March 2024.

Boats will be launching from the Maidstone Invicta Rowing Club steps and King’s School Boathouse from 08:00 hours and should be clear of the water by 16:00 hours.

The races will be run on a timed basis over a course from Allington Marina bend to Town Bridge, Maidstone. There will be four divisions starting at 09:00, 10:45, 12:30 and 14:15 hours. Each race should last between 45 and 60 minutes.

Would all other river users please give the rowers unhindered passage during race times. Vessels travelling upstream from Allington Lock may be asked to wait until a race has been completed.

For further information please contact Allington Lock on 01622 752864.


River Status


Do not attempt to navigate difficult and dangerous flows.

For further information call: 03708 506 506

Last updated: 03 Mar, 00:25 AM