Several veteran members of Durham ARC flew the flag for the Northern Region and travelled to Vienna to compete in the World Masters Rowing Regatta from 3 – 6 September.
Numerous events were entered and after some exciting racing and close finishes there were two gold medal wins. Gold was won on Friday by the E4+ crew of Paul Stanley, David Walker, Martin Judson, Kim Metcalfe and cox Emma Watcham and on Saturday by the F4+ crew of John Appleby, Kim Metcalfe, Paul Stanley, Michal Palamarczuk (Royal Chester) and cox Emma Watcham.
Gill Prescott was second in the WD1x as were Hazel Stainforth and John Appleby in the Mixed F 2x. Martin Judson and David Walker finished third in the E2-. The Men’s E 8+ and the Mixed 8+ German composite also finished third.