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[…]