Delay brings success at Durham LDS and ASBH

Durham Autumn Small Boats Head (ASBH) went ahead on Saturday, November 11th, a week later than planned, thanks to sterling efforts to clear debris blocking the passage through Elvet Bridge in the wake of Storm Ciaran. Indeed, the double header of the ASBH and the final round of the Northern Rowing Council’s Long Distance Sculling[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Kingston Small Boats Head success

  Gill Prescott and Helen McMillan produced an impressive performance at Kingston Small Boats Head on November 5th, joining Jackie Darling of Barnes Bridge Ladies RC and Birgith Sims of Kingston RC to win the Women’s Masters G 4x- event. Competing in Division 2 over the 5.2km course on the River Thames the quad won[…]