At the 1930 British Empire Games, the rowing competition featured five events for men only. In the double sculls event, only Canada was represented, so the organisers simply invited a couple of crews from the United States to provide some opposition.

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls  Bobby Pearce (AUS) 8:04  Jack Beresford (ENG)  Fred Bradley (ENG)
Double sculls  Elswood Bole
and Bob Richards (CAN)
7:48 Only one pair entered Only one pair entered
Coxless four  England
Francis Fitzwilliams
Arthur Harby
Hugh Edwards
Humphrey Boardman
7:05  Canada
J. Gayner
James Flemming
Albert Bellew
Henry Pelham
+2 lgths  New Zealand
Berry Johnson
Vic Olsson
Alex Ross
Charley Saunders
Coxed four  New Zealand
Mick Brough
Jack Macdonald
Ben Waters
Bert Sandos
Arthur Eastwood
8:02  Canada
B. L. Gales
R. S. Evans
J. A. Butler
Hugh McCuaig
A. Miles
+2 lgths  British Guiana
Joecelyn Matthews
Francis Gomes
Pelham Bayley
Edward Gonsalves
John Jardine
Eights  England
Arthur Harby
Edgar Howitt
Francis Fitzwilliams
Humphrey Boardman
Hugh Edwards
Justin Brown
Geoffrey Crawford
Roger Close-Brooks
Terence O'Brien
6:37  New Zealand
Arthur Eastwood
Bert Sandos
Charley Saunders
Ben Waters
Mick Brough
Rangi Thompson
John Gilby
Jack Macdonald
Vic Olsson
+0.75 lgths  Canada
Albert Taylor
Don Boal
Earl Eastwood
Harry Fry
Joseph Zabinsky
Joseph Bowkes
Les MacDonald
William Moore
William Thoburn
+4 lgths

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