DARC at the 2014 Boston Marathon

Durham Amateur Rowing Club was well represented at the gruelling Boston Rowing Club Marathon this year. The Marathon route goes from Lincoln to Boston, 31 miles or 51 kilometres initially along the canal and then on to the River Witham. The weather conditions were good and the only problem was a fair amount of weed.[…]

Slog on the Tyne 2014

The 2014 Great Tyne Row took place on September 20th with a record entry of 34 from all over the UK. The event is a 25km row along the Tyne from Newburn to Tynemouth and attracts a variety of craft including fixed-seat coastal skiffs, stable quads and doubles and for the first time a dragon[…]

Sunday League set for thrilling climax

Round 7, the penultimate round of this year’s Sunday League took place in fine conditions at Tyne RC on September 7th 2014 coinciding with another notable event on Tyneside, the Great North Run. Vaughan’s first outing driving the minibus went without a hitch with us taking a scenic route via the Derwent Valley to be[…]