A successful day at the Junior Inter Regional Trials for the Northern Region at Cambois Rowing Club on March 11th led to 6 of Durham ARC’s 12 participating crews and scullers gaining qualification for the Junior Inter Regional Regatta (JIRR) which takes place at the National Watersports Centre at Nottingham on April 22nd. The time[…]
The Gemini Boat Races took place this year on Sunday, March 26th, including the 77th Women’s Boat Race, the 168th Men’s Boat Race, and the Men’s and Women’s Reserve Races. The Men’s Race was of special interest as Matthew Edge, formerly of Durham ARC Juniors, was named at bow in the Cambridge Eight. The Men’s[…]
To celebrate the Coronation of King Charles we will hold our Coronation Regatta on Sunday 7th May and our Coronation Sprints on Monday 8th May. The posters are now available and entries will open soon.
On Saturday, March 18th the Senior Men entered 2 eights for the Head of the River Race (HoRR), their best entry since the 1990s and indicative of their continued expansion. The race traditionally takes place a week before The Boat Race over 6.8km of the Championship Course on the Tideway between Mortlake and Putney, and[…]
Several years of planning came to fruition on March 4th as the first rowing competition to take place on Derwentwater in over 150 years went ahead. Fifty-four eights, fours and quads from sixteen clubs across the North of England took to the placid waters, launching from the beach at Keswick foreshore and paddling to the[…]
Sam Terry headed to Boston for the GB U19 Trials on February 18th and 19th. After many months of preparation and extra sessions with the coaching team Sam came home from the Saturday 5km trial with an incredible 18th place from a field of 32 athletes in the single. Sunday then saw him paired with[…]
The 2023 World Rowing Indoor Championships, presented by Concept 2, went ahead as a hybrid event for the first time on February 25th and 26th, with an impressive entry of around 1600 athletes taking part, some competing in-person at the host venue at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga, Toronto, Canada while others took[…]