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New research insight into how rowing can be used to develop life skills

‘Introducing indoor rowing’ initiative to get colleges more active

Marcus Chute shortlisted for SportsAid One-to-Watch Award 2022

Thames lock closures (November 2022-March 2023)

The Environment Agency carries out a programme of works on the River Thames every year between the end of October and the end of March. This requires the closure of a number of locks, sometimes for relatively long periods.

Active Thames fund open for applications

Active Thames is a partnership programme led by the Port of London Authority to support the development of watersports on the tidal Thames and inland waterways in London, Kent and Essex.

Safety first at Stratford upon Avon BC

After many months of delay due to Covid and other distractions, Stratford upon Avon BC has finally commissioned a cohort of ten ‘new’ launch drivers to their safety rota

Lyme Regis Indoor Rowing Centre hosts instructor workshop

Less than nine months since it opened, the Indoor Rowing Centre (IRC), based inside the Jubilee Pavilion, has hosted its first Indoor Rowing Instructor workshop, with 12 participants gaining the qualification. 


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Requirements of a Responsible Coach – Governance update – October 2022

The Requirements of a Responsible Coach Earlier this year, safeguarding in sport took centre stage in the media, and in its wake, we have renewed our commitment to ensuring every athlete has a safe and enjoyable experience in rowing. Over […]

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Princess Royal visits World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals

On Friday, 14 October, HRH The Princess Royal visited the 2022 World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals hosted at Saundersfoot Harbour, Pembrokeshire. She was introduced to athletes from Great Britain, the Bahamas, Canada, Ireland and the USA and watched preliminary rounds of this exciting new format for rowing racing.

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October Membership Newsletter Competition

Competition Details This months competition offering is a snazzy British Rowing x Chilly’s water bottle. The mercury might be dropping but that is no excuse to not stay hydrated when out and about. In order to enter, please email your […]

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Royal Dolphins RC wins grant from Active Thames

The Royal Docks-based adult rowing club, which champions all capabilities, will use the grant of £3172 to upskill coaches, create greater accessible facilities and provide more sessions to members.

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Fixed seat rowing clubs compete in Sussex to be Head of the Ouse

On Saturday, 1 October, six fixed seat rowing clubs competed in the second edition of the Head of the Ouse — a challenging seven mile river race between Newhaven and Lewes.

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48 crews take Great Britain to 12 A-Finals and one gold medal at the World Rowing Coastal Championships 2022

Great Britain turned out in full force at the first world coastal championships to be held in Wales, competing against 22 other nations in three days of exciting racing

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Saundersfoot waves test competitors as 2022 World Coastal Champions crowned: World Rowing

Finals day at the 2022 World Rowing Coastal Championships brought a stiff southerly breeze creating white caps out in Saundersfoot bay and producing challenging conditions for racing crews.

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Last A-Final places booked in sunny Saundersfoot: World Rowing

Day 2 of the 2022 World Rowing Coastal Championships dawned bright and calm and although the breeze picked up and shifted around during the day, conditions remained far more benign than on Friday.

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Welsh wind and waves greet coastal competitors: World Rowing

Catch up on all of the action on day 1 of the World Rowing Coastal Championships 2022 with World Rowing’s Daily Digest!

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Princess Royal to visit World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals in Saundersfoot, Wales

HRH The Princess Royal will visit the World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals at Saundersfoot Harbour, Pembrokeshire on the afternoon of Friday, 14 October. She will meet athletes competing at this international rowing event and watch racing in the preliminary rounds.

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