RACE Membership

Supporting your racing life by providing exclusive entry to rowing competitions across the country, expert training advice and your own Personal Ranking Index.

RACE membership is for competitive rowers, especially those who want to enter British Rowing affiliated competitions. If you’re dedicated to training, focused on the next race and always looking to improve your performance, British Rowing RACE membership is here to support you in achieving your goals.

Become a RACE member or renew today. Either way select ‘Join Now’.

ADULT

£58

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JUNIOR

£29

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STUDENT

£37

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ADAPTIVE

£29

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SCOTTISH & OVERSEAS

£10

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As a RACE member, you’ll receive a Race Licence for a year, you’ll have online access to your own RACE profile, allowing you to review your Personal Ranking Index and your racing history.

Included in this membership is our specialist personal accident and third-party liability insurance, providing vital cover while you train and when you compete.

You’ll also get access to British Rowing’s world-leading training resources, courses and guidance to help you perform at your best.

Be part of a community of racers, to help improve yourself and your crew, so you can perform at your best on the erg and on the water.

Find out more about the RACE benefits below.

*The only benefit for Overseas Race Licence holders are the ability to enter into British Rowing affiliated competitions. Note no other benefit is available for this type. Please purchase your own insurance to race in British Rowing affiliated competitions.

Member benefits

  • Exclusive entry to British Rowing affiliated competitions

    There are hundreds of affiliated competitions all year round, up and down the country, open to British Rowing members. Race along some of the most beautiful waterways in the country and explore the towns in which these head races and regattas are held.

    Find out more about the many competitions you can enter here.

  • Online access to your Personal Ranking Index and race history

    View your rowing performance, check your key statistics and review your race history as you clock up your racing performances.

  • A waterproof laser-etched membership card / Race Licence

    Receive a new plastic card, which will have your passport style photo*, your primary club and membership expiry date printed, each time you renew. This card should be taken to all races as your Race Licence.

    If you have any coaching qualifications, an umpire licence, current first aid training or your current safeguarding and protecting children workshop credentials then these will also be printed. Your card can also be used as a form of identification as proof of your coaching qualification, or as a licenced British Rowing umpire.

    *Note that having a photo on your membership profile is mandatory as part of signing up to British Rowing RACE membership. This can be done when you log in or when you renew your membership.

  • Specialist rowing liability and personal accident insurance.

    All members are covered by personal accident insurance which provides benefits to you if you’re injured whilst taking part in rowing and rowing related activities. Plus third party liability insurance, which protects you if you’re held responsible for causing an injury to someone else or their property.

    Your insurance is arranged by Howden – the UK’s largest independent insurance brokers. To find out more about your detailed member cover, go to our insurance micro-site.

  • Six editions of Rowing & Regatta (R&R) per year

    Featuring some of the UK’s highest profile rowing contributors, Rowing & Regatta magazine provides the inside look at the sport. With expert coaching and training advice in every issue plus all the latest news, as well as kit and gear reviews.

    You can manage your subscription by logging in to their online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • Money-can’t-buy rowing experiences and opportunities with the GB Rowing Team

    You will have the chance to be entered into competitions for exclusive opportunities with the GB Rowing Team; rowers, coaches and support staff.

  • RowHow: Online learning platform

    If you have ever attended any British Rowing course or workshop then you can access RowHow, British Rowing’s online learning platform. This provides you with access to our latest and ever-increasing catalogue of world leading education and training materials.

    To access all of the great resources, you can either sign up to one of our British Rowing courses or workshops, or if you have been on a course before then you can log on to RowHow.

  • Access to purchase GB Rowing Team official replica kit

    The official replica kit, produced by Mizuno, British Rowing’s Official Sportswear Partner, has been developed using 111 years of Mizuno’s design and performance expertise. It is the same kit worn by the GB Rowing Team during training and while representing Great Britain on the international stage, helping fans to feel like part of the team.

    Receive a discount on some of the clothing ranges as a British Rowing members through the British Rowing shop.

  • Up to 20% off a customised WaterRower

    Save 20% on the Official Licensed British Rowing WaterRower, which is handcrafted from sustainably sourced Appalachian White Oak and inscribed with the British Rowing logo.

    Save 10% on other WaterRower models when purchasing through the WaterRower website.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • Enjoy a 10% discount at Hertz, both home and abroad

    Save 10% on one of the world-leading car hire companies. Whether needing a car big enough to fit the whole crew or a spare van for all the equipment and supporters, save 10% with Hertz.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • Relax and save 10% at Floating Point

    Save at The Float Centre in Pangbourne and rejuvenate both mind and body while experiencing total weightlessness in a relaxing environment

    Relax in a floatation tank filled with a super-saturated Epsom-salt solution to recover from training, like the GB Rowing Team do.

    Save 10% when you book either online or over the phone.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 30% off performance nutrition with MSC Nutrition (except for RACE Junior Members)

    Save on performance nutrition, but remember to always assess the need, assess the risk and assess the consequence when considering using supplements. For more information, please see our Clean Sport pages.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 10% off on entry into the Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC)

    Save 10% on your entry to be part of one of the biggest indoor rowing events in the world at the iconic Olympic velodrome.

    The discount does not apply to relay and spectator tickets.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 15% off at Snow + Rock    

    Save 15% on a huge range of ski, snow and climbing clothing and equipment from the world’s best brands.

    Whether you want to save money on buying your cross-training or winter wear then you can shop for the latest outdoor clothing and benefit from an exclusive discount.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 15% off at Runners Need

    Save 15% on running shoes, clothing and more with the running specialists: Runners Need.

    Whether you want to save money on your next pair of trainers or on more lycra then you can shop for the latest designs and accessories and benefit from an exclusive discount.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 15% off at Cycle Surgery

    Save 15% on cycle clothing and accessories and 10% on mountain bikes, road bikes and more.

    Cycle Surgery is a specialist bike shop stocking the world’s best brands. Whether you need some more equipment for your cycling cross-training or cycling to and from training, then you can benefit from this exclusive discount.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor

    Save 15% on outdoor clothing and equipment.

    Cotswold Outdoor has the best range of outdoor clothing and footwear. If you are needing some more clothing for coaching or volunteering then benefit from this exclusive discount.

    You can access you discount code by logging into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • 50% discount on entry into the River & Rowing Museum

    Save 50% on entry on a day out to remember at the River & Rowing museum.

    See rowing boats through the years from the 1850s to the gold medal winning boat from the 2000 Olympics, where Sir Steve Redgrave won his fifth gold medal.

    Enjoy a host of interactive exhibitions, events and workshops and find out more about our sport.

    Just show your membership card at the museum to receive your discount.

Become a RACE member today, join now