Rival Kit is delighted to be the Official Kit Supplier for the Gemini Boat Race providing performance rowing clothing for Oxford and Cambridge..


Starting out in 2017, trail blazers Rival Kit have changed how clubs up and down the country get their rowing gear. Founded and run by ex athletes, Rival Kit understands the necessity of high quality, consistent kit for rowers to push their limits in both training and racing. The focus on great quality, custom kit delivered straight to your door has set Rival Kit apart from the competitors, and kickstarted a revolution making rowing kit (and therefore the sport as a whole) more accessible to people of all age ranges and backgrounds.


With rowing at the core of Rival Kit’s DNA, the brand understands the challenges the athletes face and are absolutely honoured to become part of the long, decorated history of one of the sport’s premier events by gearing up some of the best rowers in the world for the 168th Men’s and 77th Women’s Gemini Boat Race on Sunday 26th March 2023.

Rival Kit News

September 27, 2022

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race student athletes visit Ely College junior rowers for a day of workshops and to share their experiences.

Four members of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat visited the next generation of junior rowers at Ely College, Cambridgeshire to talk about their shared experiences, in and out of the boat..
September 23, 2022

Executive Director – Finance

June 13, 2022

The Gemini Boat Race is set for 26 March 2023