Winning start for Hope at Harvard

Former Durham ARC Junior Hope Cessford who took up a place at Harvard University in the USA this autumn was selected for the Radcliffe Crew Women’s varsity first eight to compete at the Foot of the Charles Regatta on November 11th 2017.   Raced this year in sub-zero temperatures the event is rowed over the[…]

Rutherford Head 2017

Durham ARC entered 13 crews for Rutherford Head, raced over two divisions on November 25th, and came away with successes for the Women’s Masters E eight and the Masters C coxless quad, both winning in division 1 in entries of five and three respectively. Rutherford Head traditionally marks the finish of the autumn season before[…]

Head of the River Fours weekend

November 11th and 12th was a weekend to remember on the Tideway with competitors returning to action after the cancellation of the British Rowing Senior Championships in October. The Veteran Fours Head for Masters took place on November 11th and the Fuller’s Head of the River Fours for Senior crews took place on November 12th.[…]

Durham LDS and Autumn SBH 2017

Rowers from across the north of England converged on the River Wear last Saturday for the Durham round of the Northern Rowing Council’s Long Distance Sculling (LDS) Series, a time trial over 1800 metres with competitors taking on the course from Count’s House to the Bandstand in single, double and quadruple sculls, the key element[…]

Bernard Robertson (1936-2017)

We are saddened to learn of the death of Bernard Robertson, who was Club Captain between 1983 and 1989. The family has announced his passing, at the age of 81, on Monday 30th October, following a short illness. Bernard attended Durham Johnston Grammar School before going on to St. Cuthbert’s Society in 1954 to read[…]