News for Club Secretaries

Council News

The British Rowing Council met on Saturday 22 February to discuss various issues including the 2014/15 budget, membership fees, funding and the Competition Review.

Take a closer look at some of the discussions and outcomes from the meeting, with Rowing & Regatta Editor Wendy Kewley.

Grievance & Disciplinary procedures update

Council approved some updates to British Rowing’s Grievance and Disciplinary guidelines.  It is really  important to ensure that your Club has procedures in place so that you know how to deal with situations if they arise.

NJIRC Volunteers Wanted

London Youth Rowing has a fantastic opportunity for supporters of rowing to be part of the world’s biggest indoor rowing event for young people – the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships.

Find out more about how your club can play an important part in an enormously entertaining and competitive event for young rowers from across the UK.

Affiliation Fees and Safety Audit – Suspended Clubs

The deadlines for paying British Rowing affiliation fees and submitting club safey audits have passed.

Please check the current list of clubs that have yet to pay their fee or complete the audit, and are thus suspended from racing.

SRA Community Sport & Recreation Awards

Is your club having a significant impact on sport in the local community? Are you having success in attracting new volunteers or taking rowing to local schools?

Nominations are now open for the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards – an opportunity for your club to get the recognition it deserves and up to £2,500 in prize money.

How Green is Your Club?

Southampton Solent University student Jessica Bull wants to know, for her Geography and Environmental Studies dissertation.

Please download the following word document, and email the completed survey to [email protected].

Download the survey

EA Boat Registration Update

The current Environment Agency registration period comes to an end on 31st March 2014 – has your club purchased its registration for for the 1st April 2014 – 31st March 2015 period yet?

Registrations can be purchased through Club Management – your Club Management Administrator (or a deputy appointed by your administrator) will have to access this.

For more information, visit