On Monday, October 29th we welcomed John and Caroline Turnbull from Weyfarers Rowing Club and British Rowing’s Recreational Rowing Committee, who joined the daytime rowers for a paddle before retiring to the clubhouse for soup and bacon sandwiches prepared by Gene and helpers, where they addressed members about the virtues of rowing tours. John and[…]
The 2018 Northern Explore Series reached its conclusion on October 7th with the final round, the last of 7, taking place in breezy conditions at Tyne Amateur Rowing Club. Completing its seventh year the competition is organized by the Northern Rowing Council and is aimed at novice and recreational rowers, those returning to rowing after[…]
Entries are now open for Durham Autumn Small Boats Head. Closing date is Saturday 3rd November but we expect the competition to fill up early so don’t delay!
The 2018 autumn heads season got underway on the Tideway with the Pairs Head on October 6th with 470 crews representing clubs from across the UK, and Juniors, Seniors and Masters rowers racing in pairs (sweep-oar) and doubles (sculling) in age categories ranging from J16 to Masters H (70+). The race starts at The Boat[…]
The Regatta season drew to its conclusion with around 100 entries for Durham Autumn Sprint on September 29th. Traditionally this is an event that appeals mainly to junior competitors and this year was no exception, with Durham ARC, Durham School, St Leonard’s and the Tyne clubs well represented. For the second year omnium competitions were[…]