Tees and Nottingham Regattas

Tees and Nottingham Regattas

Another weekend of divided loyalties saw some squads making the short trip to Tees Regatta on May 13th while others went further afield to the National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepont for Nottingham City Regatta on May 13th and Nottingham Masters and Club Regatta on May 14th. Racing at Tees took place over the 800[…]

Launch of book by Andy Jaggard

Launch of book by Andy Jaggard

The official launch of a new publication by Andy Jaggard takes place at Stratford-on-Avon on Monday. ‘Shakespeare Press – The Memoir of Gerald Jaggard’ has nothing to do with Rowing, as Andy explains. “Over the last two years I’ve chatted to quite a few people who I’ve coached, or scull with, about the book. The[…]

Boat Race success

Boat Race success

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[…]

Sam impresses at February GB U19 Trials

Sam impresses at February GB U19 Trials

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[…]

Review of 2022

Review of 2022

2022 was a remarkably positive year with all parts of the club seeing some success as reality returned slowly after two years of Covid desolation. As well as competitors getting used to on-water action without Covid restrictions the early events of the winter head racing season faced the usual uncertainty over weather and river conditions.[…]

Rutherford Head 2022

Rutherford Head 2022

Rutherford Head returned to its traditional late autumn slot, taking place for the second time in 2022 on December 3rd, after the postponed 2021 version was rearranged in February, on this occasion with no adverse weather predictions. The clamour for places in the North’s premier competition of the head racing season was as keen as[…]

North East Indoor Erg Championships includes BikeErg and SkiErg

North East Indoor Erg Championships includes BikeErg and SkiErg

Durham University Boat Club (DUBC) held its annual North East Indoor Erg Championships (NEIEC) at Maiden Castle on November 12th which happened to coincide with the Long Distance Sculling and Autumn Small Boats Head competitions in Durham – not great planning given that DUBC wished to attract more club and gym competitors and moved the[…]