Hexham and the Met

As the regatta season gets into full swing it’s not uncommon for several events to take place simultaneously, as was the case last weekend with Hexham Regatta and the Metropolitan Regatta. Falling the week before Durham Regatta, Hexham is always heavily subscribed, particularly from students following the end of the exam season. This year set[…]

Regatta season gathers pace

Midway through the 2022 regatta season entries for Durham Regatta have opened and some relative normality has returned. Locally the summer season commenced on April 9th with Chester-le-Street Regatta taking place for the first time in 4 years, albeit without an entry from DARC. A successful day of 95 races over a 900 metre course[…]

Regatta season makes cautious start

A month into the relaxation of lockdown measures most members are enjoying the return to rowing and the gym has reopened for personal exercise, while the beer garden and caravan site have resumed business and are starting to bring in much needed income. The summer regatta season traditionally starts in April following the Boat Race.[…]

Virtual Regatta results 2020

Durham City Virtual Regatta

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the adoption of innovative methods for engaging the club’s membership and providing fun activities to maintain interest among members. The Club’s first Virtual Regatta took place on Sunday, May 10th with participation restricted to past and present members and their families. The regatta involved competitors taking part in timed[…]