Policies and Guidance

British Rowing has policies and guidance documents in place to help us keep the sport moving forward and achieve the highest standards of best practice.

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the interests of those who take part in rowing at all levels. Our policies, regulations and guidance procedures are regularly reviewed and updated to reflect best practice. They are relevant to all members of our rowing community.

Rules and Regulations

Codes of Behaviour




  • Anti-Bullying Policy (2021)
  • The Welfare page of our website contains the Safeguarding and Protecting Children Policy, and Safeguarding and Protecting Adults at Risk Policy along with additional information for Club Welfare Officers.
  • Welfare Guidance Documents webpage contains a number of further guidance documents including anti-bullying, procedures for reporting concerns, guidance for taking children or adults at risk on training camps or to competitions, use of social media and further resources
  • On-Water and Indoor Rowing by School Children guidance has moved to Section 3 of Welfare Guidance Documents

Clean Sport and Integrity

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Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures

British Rowing is responsible for the management of disciplinary cases within the sport

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Diversity Statement

British Rowing is committed to ensuring that rowing is an accessible and inclusive sport that provides opportunities for enjoyment and achievement at all levels. At its meeting in September 2017, the Board re-stated its commitment to our core values and to making rowing even more accessible and inclusive. Working closely with the Sport Committee, the…

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Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy

We at British Rowing want to make sure all the personal information we have collected about you, is safe and secure whether we collect it through our websites at www.britishrowing.org, www.power8sprints.com, www.britchamps.org or indoorchampsresults.com (“Site”) or from other sources.  This Policy set outs our commitments to you, in compliance with and beyond the General Data Protection Regulation…

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