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 &[…]

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[…]

Durham LDS and Autumn SBH returns

Initial concerns about the weather proved unfounded as the final round of the Long Distance Sculling Series (LDS) and Durham Autumn Small Boats Head (SBH) went ahead on Saturday, November 6th. Nearly 300 entries took to the water for the first home competition to be hosted by Durham ARC since February 2020, the breeze not[…]

Halloween Teepee Party – October 28th to 31st

Children’s Halloween Teepee Parties will be taking place at 11.30am and 2pm each day between Thursday, October 28th and Sunday, October 31st in the 1860 Bar & Kitchen riverside garden, with food treats and activities included. You are invited to spend one and a half hours in our spooky teepee with food, treats and activities.[…]

Two Heads better than one as Scullers return to racing

The head racing season got underway on September 18th with 16 entries from Durham ARC contesting the 4 divisions of Tyne Single Scullers Head over a 3000-metre course finishing at Newburn opposite Tyne Amateur Rowing Club. The competition is organized by Newcastle University Boat Club and last year was British Rowing’s test event for the[…]

Double for Roger at Virtual Championships

There was a double success for Durham ARC’s Roger Stainforth at the second British Rowing Virtual Championships (BRVC) on September 11th, sponsored by asensei. Roger entered the Men’s 75-79 2k and 500 metre events, winning against his opponent Patrick Wright of University of London Boat Club on both occasions, posting times of 7.46.6 for the[…]

Joyce is supporting Sophie in the Centurion Challenge

The inaugural Centurion Challenge takes place on Sunday, September 12th 2021 at rowing clubs across the UK. This new community project will be an annual event celebrating the transformative impact of rowing. It has been brought about by London Youth Rowing and is the brainchild of three times Olympic Champion Andrew Triggs-Hodge. Each year up[…]