The Juniors had a successful day at Durham Autumn Sprint Regatta with wins in the J13 2x, WJ14 4x+ and J18 2x. In the masters events there was a win for Clare Woodward in the Masters C/E 1x. Results are available here. Thanks to Angela Harrison for photo of the winning WJ14 4x+.
Members of DARC’s Juniors squad paid a visit to Durham University’s Oriental Museum last week to meet Olympic champion Kat Copeland and be inspired by her gold medal winning achievements in the lightweight double sculls at London 2012. Kat, who has been presented with a Nissan Qashqai by SG Petch, a Nissan dealership in Durham,[…]
The draw for Durham Autumn Sprint Regatta is now available. Please ensure that all crew members, officials and helpers are familiar with the competitors instructions.
Durham Amateur Rowing Club had great success at the gruelling Boston Marathon held this year on September 20th. The Marathon route goes over 31 miles, or 50 kilometres, from Lincoln to Boston, initially along a canal and then on to the River Witham, the main problem apart from the distance being the amount of weed[…]
Entries are now closed for Durham Autumn Sprint Regatta. The draw will be published on or after 20th September 2015.
An eyewitness view from Martin Judson… The World Rowing Masters Regatta 2015 was held at the FISA category A standard course of Hazewinkel, Belgium on September 10-13th. Three and a half thousand rowers from around the world aged 27 to 89 gathered for the event. DARC had 31 entries targeting the D to G (50-70[…]
Durham ARC returned from the World Rowing Masters Regatta in Hazewinkel, Belgium on September 10th-13th with 9 Gold and 6 Silver medals. Races took place over 1000 metres on an 8-lane lake course. There were 5 wins for Gill Prescott, including the Women’s Masters E 1x on Thursday, WMas E 2x with Ailie Ord (Strathclyde[…]
At a presentation on September 13th at Durham Amateur Rowing Club four members of the club handed over funds raised in memory of former rowing coach Bill Grant who died in February after suffering a medical episode that led to him falling from his bicycle into the River Wear in Durham whilst coaching a crew[…]
The 2015 Great Tyne Row took place in glorious sunshine on Sunday September 6th with the record 40 crews enjoying relatively calm conditions throughout the 25km course before having to deal with a degree of swell while crossing the mouth of the river to land on Tynemouth beach. This was the 5th year the event[…]
DARC Masters rowers are representing Great Britain at the 2015 World Masters Regatta which takes place at Hazewinkel in Belgium between September 10th and 13th. Boats set off last weekend in readiness for the regatta with entries in 22 events over the 3 days. The list of entries is WMasE 1x – Gill Prescott MasE[…]
The weather held fair for round 7 of the Northern Sunday League, brought forward to the August Bank Holiday weekend to avoid a clash with the Great Tyne Row. With Durham’s turn to stage the event also coinciding with British Rowing’s Great British Rowfest week it was decided to offer a BBQ to competitors and[…]