The 2023 Long Distance Sculling Series (LDS) finally reached its conclusion with a rearranged date in Durham on November 11th, after suffering consecutive cancellations at Tyne, Berwick and Wansbeck brought about by too much water, too much wind or both. Hence only three of the six scheduled LDS rounds and two of the four associated[…]
Durham Autumn Small Boats Head (ASBH) went ahead on Saturday, November 11th, a week later than planned, thanks to sterling efforts to clear debris blocking the passage through Elvet Bridge in the wake of Storm Ciaran. Indeed, the double header of the ASBH and the final round of the Northern Rowing Council’s Long Distance Sculling[…]
Results of the 2023 Durham Long Distance Sculling head are available here, and those from the Autumn Small Boats Head, combined over the two divisions are here, showing finish times, handicap adjustments and event winners.
The annual fireworks display on Sunday, November 5th proved a great success with tickets selling out online days in advance and attracting around 1500 on what was a very busy weekend. Food and drink was on sale throughout the evening. Thanks to everyone for their their continued support.
The 2023 Fours Head and Veteran Fours Head both fell victim to Storm Ciaran, the second of two named storms to hit the UK in as many weeks. The Veteran Fours Head had been scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 4th, and the Fours Head on Sunday, November 5th, both on the Tideway in[…]