Press Release

DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM – 31st March 2022 Durham Amateur Rowing Club (the “Club”) has completed the transfer of its assets to registered Charity, Durham Amateur Rowing Club 1860 Limited (the “Charity”). This transfer includes the land and buildings at City Boathouse Green Lane Durham, all rowing equipment and memberships. Mark Bell, former trustee of the[…]

Gabrielle’s 24 hour ergo

On Saturday March 19th, starting at 9am, Gabrielle Maxfield of the Senior Women’s Squad is attempting a 24 hour erg for a charity close to her heart, raising funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). She explains the reasons behind the feat on her JustGiving page: “As some of you may know, I’ve been living[…]

Head racing season nears climax

Since Rutherford Head on February 12th opportunities for racing have been restricted by adverse weather which led to the cancellation of the Head of the Trent in Nottingham on February 27th and the Yorkshire Head on the River Ouse in York on March 5th because of unsuitable river conditions. DARC crews were left disappointed after[…]

Junior Inter Regional Trials 2022

Durham ARC enjoyed outstanding success at the Junior Inter-Regional Trials at Cambois Rowing Club on March 5th when all 12 members of the Junior squad who attended featured in the fastest crew in their event. The purpose of the trials is to determine the team to be selected to represent the Northern Region at the[…]

Roger strikes World Indoor Gold

At the age of 77 Durham’s Roger Stainforth remains a force to be reckoned with on the Masters Indoor Rowing stage and on Saturday he achieved his goal of taking the gold medal in the Men’s Masters 75-79 Heavyweight class over the 2000 metre distance at the World Rowing Indoor Championships. Competing from home on[…]