Durham rowers race on the Tyne

High winds early on Saturday morning seemed to threaten racing taking place but having left Durham early, as the rowers approached Newburn the wind dropped and the conditions were near perfect for racing on the Tyne. There were two events on Saturday, the morning event part of the Autumn Long Distance Sculls hosted this week[…]

Grand finale for Sunday League

The 2014 Sunday League reached its conclusion with the final sweep round at Durham on October 5th. We were blessed with fine weather for what promised to be a tense contest for the six teams still in with a chance of the title. Cakes duly baked and post-event BBQ arranged battle commenced for DARC’s 6[…]

DARC make strong start in LDS Series

Last Saturday saw the start of the autumn racing season for local rowing clubs. The Long Distance Sculling (LDS) Series consists of five time-trial races spaced over six weekends held at five different clubs, South Hylton, Tees, Tyne, Durham and ending at Cambois. The boats taking part are single, double and quadruple sculls. Durham ARC[…]