War of the Roses 2015

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[…]

Durham City Regatta

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.

Nottingham Explorers visit

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[…]

Bag packers top a grand!

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[…]

Success at Strathclyde Park

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[…]

Durham Regatta volunteers needed

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[…]

Boat Race Ball

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[…]

Women’s Eights Head of the River Race 2015

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[…]