On Saturday April 25th a group of 8 daytime and Masters rowers went to Bradford ARC to take part in the War of the Roses, a scratch regatta involving clubs from across the Northern, North Western and Yorkshire regions – from Hull and Runcorn to Talkin Tarn and Hexham. The event has become a firm[…]
Entries for Durham City Regatta Saturday events have reached capacity and are now closed. Sunday Club 8s remain open until noon on 9th May. The Saturday draw and safety instructions will be posted here on or after 5th May. The Sunday draw will be posted on 9th May.
On Tuesday April 28th the daytime rowers entertained a group of 6 recreational rowers from Nottingham Rowing Club, known as the Nottingham Explorers, who had asked to visit us. They are an expanding group of experienced tourers who have already rowed at exotic places such as Amsterdam and Venice and are always on the lookout[…]
The Club has undertaken some sterling fundraising efforts over recent months. The Juniors squad takes part regularly in bag-packing days at local supermarkets as a means of raising vital funds. Members of other squads also join in to act as packers and supervisors. The session on February 21st at Morrisons, Doxford Park raised £933 while[…]
The first multi-lane regatta of the season took place at Strathclyde Park over the weekend of April 25th/26th with the Juniors sending a large contingent. This is a major event which takes place under the banner of Scottish Rowing and attracts entries from all over Scotland and the north of England. Pride of place went[…]
The local regatta season got underway on Saturday April 18th with the first event taking place over a 750 metre course on the River Wear at Chester-le-Street Amateur Rowing Club. This year’s Chester-le-Street Regatta attracted 304 entries from around 20 different rowing clubs with races commencing at 8.30am and continuing at 2-minute intervals throughout the[…]
Preparations for this year’s Durham Regatta, which takes place over the weekend of June 13th and 14th, are moving into full swing. Regatta Chairman Nigel van Zwanenberg yesterday unveiled the Regatta’s first charity partner – Row2Recovery. Founder members of Durham Regatta include the University of Durham, Durham School and Durham Boat Club, known today as[…]
History was made on April 11th 2015 with the Women’s University Boat Race for the first time being staged on the same Tideway course and on the same day as the Men’s race, both being televised live by the BBC. DARC decided it would be a good idea to follow suit, breaking new ground of[…]
The Women’s Eights Head of the River Race took place on Saturday 14 March 2015 on the Thames. DARC Masters Performance squad arrived in London, filled with inspiration on the day of Bill Grant’s memorial service, determined to do him proud. Those who had travelled earlier had the boat re-rigged before the rest of the[…]
The prospectus for Durham City Regatta 2015 is now available for Saturday and Sunday.
Six competitors from Durham Amateur Rowing Club, accompanied by Coach Geoff Graham, went to the English Indoor Rowing Championships held at The National Cycling Centre – Manchester Velodrome on Sunday 29th March. Gill Prescott continued her unbeatable record by picking up 2 Gold medals in the women’s 50-59 age category for the 2km and 500m[…]