SUPPORT Membership

Supporting and celebrating your role in the sport to enable you to get the most out of rowing with tailored courses and exclusive access to events.

SUPPORT membership is for the key people in our sport. Without you, rowing as we know it simply wouldn’t exist. Whether you’re an umpire, volunteer coach, event organiser or club committee member, you support the sport and your British Rowing membership is here to recognise that contribution.

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

UMPIRE

£31

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VOLUNTEER

£31

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As a SUPPORT member, you’ll get access to specific training courses and workshops to support your role in the sport. You’ll learn new skills and meet new people along the way, benefiting you and your club.

You’ll be able to stay connected to the community and hear about senior volunteer roles available at British Rowing from our competitions through to our committees. You will also get exclusive behind-the-scenes opportunities at some of our major events. As a SUPPORT member you can also be recognised and nominated for the British Rowing Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Your contribution is absolutely critical to helping the sport to continue to thrive. Your time is valuable to everyone in the sport, as a SUPPORT member you can help to push the sport forward.

Find out more about the SUPPORT benefits below.

Member benefits

  • Expert tips and guidance to support your role, whether as an umpire, race volunteer, club committee member or volunteer coach

    As a British Rowing licenced umpire, you will have access to the annual quiz which is hosted on RowHow.

    We will also be sharing top tips within your roles and will be given the opportunity to share what you would like some guidance topics on.

    If you have ever attended a 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 gain access to 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.

  • A waterproof laser-etched membership card

    Receive a new plastic card, which will come pre-printed with your information and passport style photo*. If you are a British Rowing licenced umpire, a qualified coach, have current first aid training or have current safeguarding and protecting workshop credentials, then these will also be printed. Your card will also double-up as proof of your umpiring qualifications, which can be provided when requested by competitions.

    *Note that having a photo on your membership profile is mandatory as part of signing up to British Rowing SUPPORT 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 the insurance micro-site.

  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes opportunities at British Rowing Championships and with the GB Rowing Team

    Have the chance to be included in exclusive opportunities for volunteering with the GB Rowing Team, or to see behind-the-scenes at the British Rowing Championships.

  • Opportunity to be recognised and nominated for British Rowing’s Volunteer of the Year awards

    As a British Rowing SUPPORT member, you can be recognised and nominated for the Volunteer of the Year awards, for your dedication and commitment to the sport. There are a number of categories across the award, including Volunteer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Rising Star.

    If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to an exclusive celebratory lunch with other coaching and volunteering nominees, where your award will be presented by either a current or former Olympic or Paralympic rower.

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

    Featuring some of the UK’s highest profile rowing contributors, Rowing & Regatta 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 into your online account, clicking the ‘Member Details’ link, then the ‘Member benefits’ tab.

  • RowHow: Online learning platform

    If you have ever attended a 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 gain access to 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 at 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 your 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 your 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 your 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

    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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 SUPPORT member today, join now