Hope at the GB Junior trials

Sixteen year old Durham ARC sculler Hope Cessford took the first step in her quest for selection for the Great Britain Junior Squad, finishing 14th out of 87 contenders in the first assessment time trial of the 2015/16 season in a single scull over a 5km course on the River Witham at Boston on November[…]

Veteran Fours Head win

There was a great win in the Women’s Masters D category at the Veteran Fours Head of the River Race on Sunday November 8th for Durham ARC’s Gill Prescott and Helen McMillan in a coxless quad composite crew with Joy Skipper of Upper Thames and Lisa Kalal from Mortlake Anglian and Alpha Boat Club. The[…]

LDS Victor Ludorum

The sixth and final round of the 2015 Long Distance Sculling Series took place at South Hylton on November 7th and produced wins for DARC crews in the J16 coxless quad and women’s IM3 coxed quad. Two more wins saw Andy Jaggard take the Masters F single and John Lund the Masters G single sculls.[…]

North East Indoor Rowing Championships 2015

  The indoor rowing championships season got underway with the first 2km event, the North East Indoor Rowing Championships, taking place at Durham University’s Graham Sports Centre at Maiden Castle on November 4th, a good opportunity to gauge how preparations for the British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC) in London on December 12th are going. DARC[…]