DARC Masters rowers are making final preparations for the World Rowing Masters Championships, this year taking place at Lake Bled, Slovenia between September 6th and 10th.
Known as one of the most beautiful rowing courses in the world Bled is ready to welcome a record entry of 6376 rowers from 861 clubs from around the world.
With entries in 62 events the DARC contingent of 36 rowers occupying 154 racing seats is easily twice the number catered for before.
Entries over the 5 days include –
Wednesday – Masters A 1x, F 1x, D 2x, E 4+, B 8+, Women’s Masters D 2x, W C 4+, W E 8+
Thursday – H 1x, E 2-, F 2x, F 4-, G 4x-, G 8+, W C 1x, W F 1x, W D 4+, W E 4x-
Friday – E 1x, G 2x, F 4x-, F 8+, W D 1x, W C 4x-, W F 4x-
Saturday – B 1x, G 1x, C 2x, E 2x, D 4x-, F 4+, G 4+, H 8+, W B 1x, W E 1x, W G 1x, W F 2x, W D 4x-
Traditionally Sunday is reserved for mixed races with entries drawn during the course of the Championships. DARC has entered for the Mixed Masters B, E, F and G 2x, and C and G 4x.
Draw details and times can be found here.
Watch a video of the F/G 8+ training on the Wear, and find out more about the squads on the Masters page.