The 2023 Long Distance Sculling Series (LDS) finally reached its conclusion with a rearranged date in Durham on November 11th, after suffering consecutive cancellations at Tyne, Berwick and Wansbeck brought about by too much water, too much wind or both. Hence only three of the six scheduled LDS rounds and two of the four associated[…]
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[…]
Results of the 2023 Durham Long Distance Sculling head are available here, and those from the Autumn Small Boats Head, combined over the two divisions are here, showing finish times, handicap adjustments and event winners.
The 2023 Long Distance Sculling (LDS) Series got underway on Saturday, September 30th with the first of the six rounds being hosted by Tees Rowing Club, a double header with Tees Small Boats Head (SBH), both contested over the winding 5km course on the River Tees. The morning LDS attracted over 200 entries and the[…]
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[…]
Two rounds of the 2022 Long Distance Sculling Series remain before the focus shifts to the final round at Durham which combines with Durham Autumn Small Boats Head on November 12th. Although the Tees and Tyne rounds attracted almost the full complement of 200 and 130 entries respectively numbers are down a little for South[…]
The Autumn heads season moved up a gear as the 2022 Long Distance Sculling Series (LDS) got underway with the first of the six rounds hosted by Cambois Rowing Club on the River Wansbeck on Saturday, October 1st. Windy conditions meant the course length being shortened from the originally advertised 2500 metres to avoid the[…]
After last year’s total washout due to Covid-19 the 2021 Long Distance Sculling Series was due to get underway at Berwick on October 2nd but it became another weather casualty, and the Berwick round was cancelled on September 28th because of the forecast of high winds. The forecast also meant the cancellation of the Pairs[…]