Information – Offshore Championships

Information about the British Rowing Offshore Championships

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Event informationBritish Rowing Offshore Championships
Dates:9-10 August 2018
Time:08:00 – 17:00, subject to entries and conditions
Location:Sandbanks Beach, Sandbanks Car Park, Banks Road, Poole, Dorset BH13 8QJ
Event information:
Dates:
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
9-10 August 2018
Event information:
Time:
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
08:00 – 17:00, subject to entries and conditions
Event information:
Location:
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
Sandbanks Beach, Sandbanks Car Park, Banks Road, Poole, Dorset BH13 8QJ

 

Information for competitors

Important documentsBritish Rowing Offshore Championships
Notice of CompetitionDownload here
DrawWhen available
Race timetableWhen available
Progression SystemWhen available
Captain’s PackWhen available
Distances4km for heats and 6km for finals.
Important documents:
Notice of Competition
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
Download here
Important documents:
Draw
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
When available
Important documents:
Race timetable
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
When available
Important documents:
Progression System
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
When available
Important documents:
Captain’s Pack
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
When available
Important documents:
Distances
British Rowing Offshore Championships:
4km for heats and 6km for finals.

*Race timetable my be subject to change due to weather conditions.

 

Boat classes

The following boat classes will be raced:

  • Open (M) CM1x, CM2x, CM4x+
  • Women (W) CW1x, CW2x, CW4x+
  • Mixed (Mix) CMix2x

Boats for the Offshore Championships need to be left on-site as the movement of boats onto and off the beach is restricted to certain time periods as it is open access to the public. During the British Rowing Offshore Championships there will be 24 hour security for all boats and equipment left on site.

Information relating to the drop off time for boats will be shared nearer the event.

Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the events.

Boat types

All boats used must conform to the British Rowing Rules of Racing, Rule 14, Appendix F, Offshore Rowing Competition Rules.

  • Solo (C1x)
  • Double (C2x)
  • Coxed Quadruple Sculls (C4x+)
Boat hire

Pool boats will be available to hire at the British Rowing Offshore Championships, for £30 per seat, not including coxes. If you require a boat please contact us by email.

Training

Times for training will be made available after entries have closed.

Life jackets

All competitors must supply their own manually inflated life jacket (not buoyancy aid).

Oars

All competitors must supply their own oars.

British Rowing membership

To take part in the British Rowing Offshore Championships you need to have a minimum of a British Rowing RACE membership.

Membership of British Rowing provides a number of benefits including the important racing insurance. Please see the British Rowing website for more details and to purchase your membership.

Overseas Crews Policy

We welcome overseas crews to race at the British Rowing Offshore Championships. The first three overseas crews per event will be guaranteed entry, after this any further overseas crews will be placed on a standby list. Once entries have closed crews on the standby list will be notified if their entry has been successful.

Filming and media

All competitors at the British Rowing Offshore Championships need to be aware that the event may be streamed live online (on British Rowing’s YouTube channel) and that other media, including photographers, will be at the event and have been permission to publish images and content captured at the event online and in print.

If there are any concerns that you, your athletes or the parents of your athletes have in the run up to, or during the event, please contact the Event Welfare Advisor, Sarah Harris.

Safeguarding

The Organising Committee of the British Rowing Offshore Championships recognises their duty of care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to provide a safe environment for all those attending the regatta in whatever capacity.

World Rowing Coastal Championships

For those looking to enter the 2019 World Rowing Coastal Championships, the British Rowing Offshore Championships provides an opportunity for crews to be ranked for the 2019 World Rowing Coastal Championships.

For more information about the World Rowing Coastal Championships click here.

Download a copy of the 2019 World Rowing Coastal Championships Entry & Ranking Policy here.

Download a copy of the 2019 World Rowing Coastal Championships Information Form here. (Updated 12/06/2019)

Trailers

Trailers cannot be parked on Sandbanks Beach, all boats need to be left on site during the event. Details of where trailers can park over the weekend will be shared in advance of the event.

Retail Village

Exhibitors who would like to attend the event need to contact Jonna de Vries, to register their interest.

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