Matthew medals at BUCS

After the disappointment of defeat in the Lightweight Boat Race in May there was elation for former DARC Junior Matthew Edge winning gold in the A final of the Championship Lightweight Pair at BUCS Regatta at the National Water Sports Centre at Nottingham on Thursday. Representing Cambridge University Boat Club Matthew and crewmate Cameron Mackenzie[…]

Gerry Sharpe 1952-2021

We were shocked to hear of the death of Gerry Sharpe on June 21st. He had suffered a cardiac arrest after taking part in a swim in the Lake District on June 12th, and died later in hospital. Gerry’s father was a prominent member of Chester le Street Rowing Club and Gerry joined him as[…]

Hexham Regatta 2021

Five trailers and 24 crews headed to Hexham on Saturday, June 5th, bringing to an end what was, for most, an enforced break from competitions over the previous 18 months. Coming the week before Durham Regatta, Hexham Regatta is always very popular with college rowers, and this year was no exception, with 48 entries from[…]

Bill Parker 1934-2021

Tributes in memory of Bill Parker have been flooding in following his death on June 4th at the age of 86. Bill had been ill for some time and passed away peacefully in his sleep. Bill’s connections with the club stretch back a long way. His contribution to the club and rowing across the region[…]