Review of 2023

The year has been a mixed one with good progress and many successes on the water despite several events being cancelled or curtailed because of adverse weather and conditions, while the state of our rivers has given rise to some concern. Winter 2023 started brightly with 12 entries for Tyne United New Years Head in[…]

Umpire recruitment for 2024

Umpires are essential in order to run all of the competitions in the racing calendar and we are very grateful to the umpires who give so much of their time voluntarily to allow members to compete. Here at Durham we run some of the largest competitions in the Northern region and Durham ARC has always[…]

Rutherford Head 2023

Rutherford Head lived up to its reputation for providing cold weather competition as over 250 crews from as far afield as Cambridge, London and Aberdeen took to the Tyne on Saturday December 2nd in temperatures that remained below freezing point for much of the day. With the north of England covered in a blanket of[…]