Former DARC Chairman Allan Pratt (1925-2019)

The family of Allan Pratt reported his death in Nottinghamshire at the age of 94 on August 15th 2019. Allan was a civil engineer by profession and served as Chairman of Durham ARC between 1965 and 1971, during which time he was one of the driving forces behind the relocation of the Club’s facilities from[…]

Trip up the Tees 2019

On August 6th Tees Rowing Club played host to 14 members from Durham ARC who joined them for the annual 25km social row up the Tees to Yarm and back followed by a sumptuous BBQ back at the River Tees Watersports Centre. Tees were joined by Ally Barr from Lakeland and three quads and a[…]

Rowing returns to Ebchester after 46 years

Competitive rowing returned to the River Derwent at Ebchester in County Durham on August 4th after an absence of 46 years when the sixth round of the Sunday League was hosted by the recently re-formed Ebchester Boat Club. Set in idyllic surroundings the River Derwent has been used for rowing since at least 1872 and[…]