A collection of links to websites that may be of interest (Please report broken links to the website administrator)
Environment Agency website: Navigation on the River Thames may be restricted or closed in certain areas. Find out where and when here: River Thames: restrictions and closures.
Environment Agency website: “Advice to Boaters“, which displays the current advice to river users about the conditions on the non-tidal Thames that may make navigating difficult and dangerous. Environment Agency website: River Thames: locks and facilities for boaters
Live river level readings and flow rate: use the Flood Assist Insurance website to see live readings of the river level. Click on “River and Tidal Levels” and zoom into the stretch of the river you are interested in and click on one of the circles. You should see a graph of the river level at that location over the past few days. Similarly, you can click on “River Flow” and select one of the locations shown by a small circle and you should see a graph of the river flow rate for the last few days.
The Port of London Authority has a page about rowing on the Tideway (the tidal part of the Thames from Teddington Lock to the sea) with details about the Tideway Code.
Het Zeilend Scheehout, our Dutch counterparts.
The Skiff Racing Association is the governing body for skiff racing in the UK.
Thames Alive is the catalyst and an umbrella organisation harnessing and promoting the River Thames.
River Thames News is an independent service bringing the latest news and features about the river. It is regularly updated so keep up to date with what is happening on the river and nearby.
British Rowing is the governing body for competitive rowing in the UK. They have a page dedicated to fixed seat rowing and a poster about fixed seat rowing technique and another one about fixed seat sculling technique.
Where Thames smooth waters glide – a Punter and Skiff shovers Guide to the Thames with history, poetry, picture, current, levels, tides and good deal else. Contributions/corrections welcome – John@thames.me.uk
River & Rowing Museum. The Museum opened in 1998 to celebrate the River, the international sport of Rowing and the town of Henley on Thames.