Ballarat City Rowing Club (VIC)
Arthur Gibbs was the gun stroke of Ballarat City Rowing Club from 1875-1885. For over a decade he, along with club Captain and coach, Peter Cazaly, were instrumental in all the successes of the club.
He stroked the Senior four that won three times at Barwon Regatta in 1876, 1878 and 1879, securing the Barwon Grand Challenge Cup for the club.
He was in the club’s first winning Senior eight at Ballarat Regatta in 1875, the first eights race to be held on Lake Wendouree.
He also won Maiden, Junior and Senior Sculls. At Ballarat Regatta he won three races Maiden and Junior sculls and was stroke of the winning Senior four for the Sunbury Cup.
He served on the committee for several years. He is the only Ballarat City rower to win Senior eights, fours and sculls.
1875 Senior gig, Melbourne Regatta-J.Stout, A.Gibbs,W.Crampton, Z.Giles
1875 Senior eight, Ballarat-W.Stout,T.Hughes,J.Hewitt,A.Gibbs,J.Stout,D.Lesells,W.Crampton,Z.Giles
1875 Senior four, Ballarat Regatta- J.Stout, A.Gibbs, W.Crampton, Z.Giles
1875 Senior gig, Barwon- J.Stout, A.Gibbs, W.Crampton, Z.Giles
1876 Senior four, Barwon-A.Brown, J.Fitzgerald, W.Crampton, A.Gibbs, cox; C.Miller
1876 Senior gig, Barwon- A.Brown, J.Fitzgerald, W.Crampton, A.Gibbs, cox; C.Miller
1878 Senior four, Barwon-W.Dawson, A.McNaughton, J.Fitzgerald, A.Gibbs, cox: P.Cazaly
1878 Maiden scull, Melbourne –A.Gibbs
1878 Any four oar, Colac- W.Dawson, A.McNaughton, J.Fitzgerald, A.Gibbs
1879 Senior four, Ballarat- W.Dawson, F.Tregaskis , J.Fitzgerald, A.Gibbs (Sunbury Cup)
1879 Junior scull, Ballarat-A.Gibbs
1879 Senior scull, Ballarat-A.Gibbs
1879 Senior four, Barwon- W.Dawson, F.Tregaskis , J.Fitzgerald, A.Gibbs,cox; P.Cazaly
1881 Senior four, Upper Yarra-A.Kortlang, A.Gibbs, J.Byrne, E.Baylee, cox: A.Wright
1882 Senior eight, Ballarat-A.Kortlang, J.Byrne, W.Trahar, A.McNaughton, A.Tapper, R.Jeffree, J.Fitzgerald, A.Gibbs, cox; A.Wright
1882 Maiden eight, Ballarat-J.Jamieson, A.Hollander, W.Trahar, J.Barnes, A.Gibbs, R.Jeffree, A.Tapper, A.McNaughton, cox; C.Baylee