Please have a look at this additional guidance on safety-related topics.
Cold Water & Hypothermia Guidance
This free online module from RowHow will help you avoid becoming a casualty.
Boat Safety Checks
Find out how to do a rigorous check of your boat before each and every outing. Check out this video for more.
Control Commission Checklist
Report on Equipment Failures at events.
Dealing With Lightning
Developing an action plan for risk from lightning.
Competition Safety Checklist
Safety Basics Risk Assessment – Online Module
This free online module from RowHow will help you assess the risks of any rowing environment.
This information is only to be used for guidance and not to be treated as a definitive statement of the law as it currently stands. It was published in good faith and every effort has been made to ensure accuracy; however, British Rowing cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions.
Consult the relevant publications and websites.
Guidance for the transportation of oar-propelled racing boats.
Driving and Towing Limitations for Drivers
This flow chart explains the limitations for Category B drivers.
DVLA Towing Trailers Information – Licence Requirements
The licence requirements for towing trailers in Great Britain.
DVLA Minibus Information
A leaflet on the legal requirements.
Other Towing Resources
Training Camp Checklist
Checklist for any training camps involving children.
Overseas Training Camps
Guidance on attending training camps abroad.
Basic Life Support
This poster covers basic life support and the recovery position. The techniques it describes have been endorsed by the Royal Life Saving Society UK.
Keeping a Good Lookout Poster – Eights
Keeping a Good Lookout Poster – Fours
Keeping a Good Lookout Poster – Single Scullers
The complete RowSafe Report
The entire report is here: Row Safe: A Guide to Good Practice in Rowing.
This leaflet is a brief summary of safety procedures for both new and seasoned rowers.