The 2nd British Rowing European Tour took place between May 11th and 13th 2017 in Hamburg, Germany, following last year’s inaugural tour to Amsterdam. Both the European tours so far have been organised superbly by Richard Pickup of the Nottingham Explorers group of recreational rowers, affiliated to Nottingham Rowing Club, in conjunction with representatives of[…]
As we reach the midway point of the northern regatta season with Wansbeck Regatta this weekend it’s worth reflecting on the state of play of British Rowing’s revised Competition Framework. There has been a 50/50 split between those regattas adopting the old system and new system, including some in the fortunate position to be able[…]
After 2 years of intensive training with the Great Britain Junior Squad Hope Cessford is making excellent progress, taking part recently in the European Junior Championships in Germany. This follows a successful 2016 during which Hope represented Durham ARC in the Women’s Eights Head of the River Race and at Henley Women’s Regatta, before Hope[…]
The results of Durham City Regatta from Saturday are available in pdf and xls format, and from Sunday in pdf and xls format.
Durham City Regatta took place over the weekend of May 12th and 13th with 11 hours of racing over the 700-metre course on Saturday to accommodate a full entry of 300 crews representing schools, colleges and clubs from across the north of England, followed by a more relaxed day on Sunday with 120 crews competing[…]
Round 3 of the Explore Series took place on May 7th at Berwick, one of the most scenic of the locations visited by the popular competition for novice, recreational and returning rowers. An excellent entry of 19 crews gathered at the Berwick clubhouse in the shadow of the Royal Border Bridge and competition got underway[…]
Pilates teacher Jane Rae is offering twice weekly lunchtime pilates sessions to members on Mondays and Thursdays between 12 noon and 1pm at a cost of £3 per session. Brilliant for improving core strength, posture and the all important ‘reach’ required for rowing. Any member is welcome to join in. When the weather is fine[…]
Former Durham ARC and St Leonards member James Snowball celebrated victory in the Open Intermediate Eight representing Oxford Brookes University, winning a gold medal at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Regatta at Nottingham on April 29th. The following week James returned with a silver medal from the International Regatta in Ghent, Belgium again[…]
The draw and racing timetable for Saturday and Sunday is now available along with Competitors Instructions.
Chester-le-Street presents a great first regatta for our junior crews, especially the younger juniors, who were out in force. A total of 12 junior crews were entered, so for the sake of brevity and interest they’ve been reported on by age group rather than specific crew. The J13 Girls entered two quads and a double,[…]
Entries for Durham City Regatta are now closed. The draw will be published here on or after May 9th 2017.
Durham ARC had 22 entries (12 Juniors, 4 in Senior events and 6 Masters) racing over 900m at Chester-le-Street Regatta in bright but breezy conditions on April 30th, the regatta being held this year on Sunday to avoid a clash with York Spring Regatta, which took place on Saturday. With some 320 entries overall it[…]
British Rowing today announced the team to represent Great Britain at the International Deutschen Ruderverbandes (DRV) – German Rowing Association – Junior Regatta in Munich over the weekend of May 6th and 7th. The 32-strong team includes Hope Cessford of Durham ARC. Around 900 athletes from 16 nations, aged between 15 and 18 will take[…]