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

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 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[…]

World Indoor Championships goes hybrid

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[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

Long Distance Sculling finale coincides with Durham Autumn SBH

A falling river level and unseasonally mild weather made conditions very tolerable for competitors, officials and spectators at Durham’s round of the Long Distance Sculling (LDS) Series and Durham Autumn Small Boats Head (ASBH), as Durham ARC hosted both competitions on Saturday, November 12th. A combined entry of over 300 saw the suspension of entries[…]

Purchase of Browns Coalyard completed

DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM – 8th November 2022 Durham Amateur Rowing Club (the “Charity”) has completed the purchase of land and facilities from Browns Coalyard Limited. The acquisition adjacent to our existing property includes approximately 2.7 acres of land, a large boat storage facility and planning consent for a 2nd boathouse. Paul Rutter, Director of the[…]

Sunday League reaches finale on the Tyne

After seven rounds the 2022 Sunday League competition reached its conclusion on October 2nd with the final round being hosted by Tyne Amateur Rowing Club. Celebrating its tenth anniversary the competition for novice and recreational rowers was returning this year from a Covid induced absence, and Sunday’s splash & dash sculling round in stable quads[…]