1970-1979

1970

23rd March – Clubhouse destroyed by fire.

1973

23rd June – the present Clubhouse was officially opened and consecrated as the Richmond Rowing Club Peace Memorial Clubhouse.

1974

The first sliding boat racks for a Melbourne based rowing club are designed and manufactured by Don Dudgeon and installed by Don and a dedicated team of helpers.

1975

Winners of Victorian Junior Premiership.

1977

17th October – First women admitted as members – Helen Hendley & Gwenda Lindgren followed on 9th November by Barbara Sawyer.

1978

The passing of Win Podmore.