Under-19 victory for Hope at Britchamps

After winning the gold medal in the J16 girls single sculls at this year’s National Junior Championships one of Durham ARC’s most promising young scullers Hope Cessford continued her excellent form, this time competing in a coxless quad at the British Rowing Senior Championships, held at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham over the weekend[…]

Long Distance Sculling Series 2015

This year’s Long Distance Sculling Series is into full swing with rounds at Cambois, Berwick and Tees already completed and the Durham round due to take place on October 31st. The series, which opens the winter heads season, is organised by the Northern Rowing Council and takes place over 6 consecutive weekends at venues across[…]

Great Tyne Row sponsorship funds handed over

By completing the 2015 Great Tyne Row in September members of Durham ARC raised £1000 in sponsorship, which was divided between 3 charities – Clic Sargent (a children’s cancer charity), Grove House (which supports children with physical or learning disabilities), and Durham Trinity School (a special needs state school in Durham). Crew members and supporters[…]

What Roger did next

During his short stay at Durham ARC former recreational rower Roger Bean kept himself busy when he wasn’t rowing by restoring the single scull ‘J. Hopper’ that he acquired in 2012 and kept in Clive Hole’s boathouse. Having moved away from Durham Roger’s restoration project has continued and is now nearing completion. Catch up with[…]