Seventeen teams took part in Durham ARC’s Allcomers Regatta on September 24th, the best entry for several years. Numbers were boosted by 3 teams who had travelled from Whitby for the occasion. Five men’s teams, five mixed and 7 women’s teams contested a total of 34 races over a 300 metre course on a round[…]
DARC surpassed all previous records taking a party of 36 rowers, some accompanied by non-rowing partners, to Slovenia for the World Rowing Masters Regatta held on Lake Bled over 5 days between September 6th and 10th 2017. Crews entered a total of 69 races, more than twice the number entered by the club at any[…]
The Draw for Durham Autumn Sprint 2017 is now available and should be read in conjunction with the Competitors Instructions.
On Saturday 23 September 2017 Roger Stainforth of Durham ARC participated as captain, along with 16 others from around the UK, in a team of indoor rowers aged 70+ years who gathered in Newquay, Cornwall and set a world record in the large team (9 or more members) category, rowing in relay over a distance of[…]
Entries for Durham Autumn Sprint have now closed. The draw will be published on or after September 26th 2017.
This year we sent three crews to the Boston Marathon, the mother of all long course events. They rowed 50.2 Km (and some cycled slightly more) and performed extremely well in one of the toughest events on the rowing calendar. First to set off were the J16 girls in the coxed quad, consisting of Catherine[…]
The DARC Senior Women’s Squad is looking to expand after a successful 2016-17 racing season, and we are happy to accept novice and experienced rowers- get in touch via email (women’s captain Alison Danforth – firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in joining us for the 2017-18 season. We accept rowers throughout the year, and people[…]
Three DARC crews took part in the seventh Great Tyne Row on September 2nd 2017, all mixed coxed quads. The event is a 25km row on the River Tyne in stable boats from Newburn to Tynemouth. Thirty-four crews took part in all. Thirteen DARC members were joined by Roger Bean, now of Stourport RC, who[…]
Sixty-five rowers including Colin Lawson from Durham ARC took part in the 24th annual British Rowing UK Tour between August 24th and 27th 2017, thirteen stable coxed quads covering 40 miles of the Lancaster Canal from Preston to Tewitfield in three days. Unlike 2011 when the UK Tour last visited Lancaster, rowers were greeted by[…]
The poster for Durham Autumn Sprint on September 30th is available here. Entries close on September 22nd.