3 new clubs and a new regatta affiliate to British Rowing

These clubs and competitions were accepted by the British Rowing Board on Monday, 3 July as new Affiliated Members


New Clubs

Clare Hall Boat Club (Code: CLH) (Eastern) – The objectives of the Club shall be to provide facilities for and to promote collegiate rowing within Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge as well as to promote the well-being of the college community through sports and social activity. The club will also provide coaching and competitive opportunities and representation of Clare Hall College at any rowing event that Clare Hall BC competes in. The Club will be hosted by Clare BC.

Shires Boat Club (Code: SHE) (West Midlands) – The club will operate as a Community Interest Company and is committed to promoting health and wellbeing through sports, while encouraging and facilitating the contribution to and participation in the sport of rowing. This will be a multi-sport club that provides opportunities for members of the community to engage in a wide range of physical activities. The Club is based at the University of Worcester Lakeside Campus in Worcestershire.

Somerset Community Rowing Club (Code: SCM) (WAGS) – The objectives of the Club are the promotion of community participation in healthy recreation, by the provision of facilities, encouragement, and instruction in rowing for the benefits of the Langport, Somerset and surrounding areas. The club is based at Huish Bridge Road in Langport, Somerset.

New Competition

Staines Amateur Sprint Regatta (TU 3) – This is a new sprint race of approx. 500m, which has been added on the Sunday to provide a second day of racing to complement the existing Staines Amateur Regatta on the Saturday. The Staines Amateur Regatta weekend is the fourth weekend in July. This has been approved by the National Competition Committee and Thames Regional Rowing Council.


Armitage Boat Club, AMT (N)
Sport Imperial Boat Club, SIP (TL 7)
Burway Sprint Regatta (TU 3)