Annual General Meetings and 2024/25 Committee

The Annual General Meetings of the Club, Company and Charity took place on July 16th 2024, preceded by a Special General Meeting at which a motion to amend the Club Rules and Bye-Laws was discussed and agreed following acceptance of proposed amendments. Club Officers appointed for 2024/25 are listed on the Committees and Governance page.[…]

GB J16 Trials 2024

Last weekend saw Jonny Cleugh (J16) and Quinn Mosley (J15) head to the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham to compete against the cream of the crop of junior rowing in the British Rowing GB trials. Both athletes posted impressive times at the time trial stage, as a result both finding themselves in the A Final![…]

Annual General Meeting, July 16th 2024

The Annual General Meeting will take place at 19:00 on Tuesday, July 16th 2024 at the City Boathouse. The notice includes details of: Special General Meeting of Durham Amateur Rowing Club Annual General Meeting of Durham Amateur Rowing Club Annual General Meeting of Durham Amateur Rowing Club 1860 Limited Nominations for officers are now open.

Crews trial at Henley

Men’s and Women’s crews from Durham ARC took part in trials at Henley during consecutive weeks in June. On Friday, June 21st the Women’s quad of Anna Golightly, Rachel Wilson, Lilly Muskett and Gabby Maxfield started in the time trial for the Chairman’s Trophy for Aspirational coxless quads at Henley Women’s Regatta, completing the 1400[…]

Durham Regatta draw and Volunteer Briefing

The draw and competitors information for Durham Regatta on June 8th and 9th have been published on the Durham Regatta website at Volunteers are also invited to attend the Volunteer Briefing which will take place in the hall at Durham ARC at 7pm on Thursday, June 6th. A copy of the Volunteer Handbook is[…]

Durham Regatta Online Shop

Durham Regatta’s Online Shop is now open for the sale of merchandise for collection over the weekend of the 2024 Regatta – Saturday June 8th and Sunday June 9th, 2024. Also available are entry tickets and parking permits which can be ordered online and collected from the Regatta car park on Friday, June 7th between[…]

Grand Marquee for Durham Regatta

At the 2024 Durham Regatta on June 8th and 9th our Grand Marquee is throwing open its doors for a weekend of shopping and boat repairs. In the heart of the athlete area you will find well loved traders, such as Square Blades, Five57 Sportsgear, OddBalls and more to be announced! Boat builders Janousek &[…]

Racing season continues with Scottish Rowing Spring Regatta

The Senior Women and Masters Women went to the 8-lane course at Strathclyde Park for the Scottish Rowing Spring Regatta over the weekend of April 27th and 28th, always a favourite location with members of Northern clubs seeking an early season opportunity of some multi-lane racing. Durham ARC had three entries, the Seniors entering the[…]

Boat Race double accolade

Cambridge University Boat Club enjoyed double success on the one weekend in the year when Rowing is most in the spotlight, taking both Men’s and Women’s Boat Races on Saturday, March 30th. The previous day had seen Cambridge secure another double of winning both the Men’s and Women’s Lightweight Boat Races. For a second year[…]

Tideway Heads weekend 2024

The winter head racing season drew to a close with entries from Durham ARC going to London for the Head of the River Race (HoRR) on Saturday, March 23rd and the Vesta Masters Head on Sunday, March 24th. The Senior Men were representing the club on the Tideway for a third consecutive year, this time[…]

Winter racing beset by bad weather

Spring can’t arrive quickly enough for rowers for whom the winter season has been beset by cancellations and curtailments through challenging weather and water conditions. A succession of storms has left rivers in a constant state of flood and fast flowing water unsuitable for rowing, particularly the Thames, Severn and Trent with their large catchment[…]

Learn to Row courses 2024

Dates of Learn to Row courses for 2024 are now available on the website. The first course is for Juniors (11-16yrs), starting on Monday, February 19th, 2024 and continuing for 4 consecutive days – 19/02, 20/02, 21/02, 22/02, between 10:00-12:00 each day. The schedule of Junior course dates for the year is as follows –[…]

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[…]