News

Peterborough Junior Champs 2021

June 10, 2021
Peterborough Junior Championships are ON…. the event writes: Back in a new format for 2021 In a time when things are so different for everyone we recognize the need to cater for our younger aspiring athletes as well as our older ones and have been working closely with colleagues to try and make sure that

The Big Row

May 9, 2021
Love Rowing, British Rowing’s charitable foundation is launching a new fundraiser for everyone, young or old, rower or non-rower can get on to the water or the rowing machine to generate money for clubs and the wider sport. The Big Row will take place from 28th June to 4th July and can be anywhere you

BR L2R Scheme and Resources

April 28, 2021
British Rowing have launched a Learn to Row Scheme for clubs – this is intended to provide support to help clubs welcome new participants and deliver courses. In return for joining the scheme • Your club will show as a Member of the Learn to Row Scheme on British Rowing Club Finder• The Course Organiser

Coach Education – Coastal

April 7, 2021
British Rowing is looking for dynamic coaches to expand opportunities for new participants to take part in both exciting World Rowing Coastal Sculling formats of Beach Sprint and Endurance racing. These are opportunities to contribute to the development of this rapidly growing form of the sport and BR is looking for both Coach Educators and

Isle of Ely & The Boat Race

April 4, 2021
The Boat Race is taking place in  Ely this year for the first time since the wartime race in 1944.  Because of Covid-19 it is a closed event with no spectators but six Juniors  from the Isle of Ely Rowing Club have volunteered to be one  the pontoons at the start. On Friday they spent the day

Sharing Good Practice – Learn to Row

March 23, 2021
Following the success of the Sharing Good Practise Sessions run in lockdown last year, we have organized a session focusing on Learn to Row. The date for this is Tuesday 13th April between 7.30pm – 9.00pm via Zoom. The aim is to provide clubs the opportunity to share good practice, ideas and plans for running

British Rowing Masters Championships 2021

March 19, 2021
British Rowing is delighted to announce the intention to run the British Rowing Masters Championships on 12 June subject to COVID-19 restrictions “We are delighted to announce our intention to run the British Rowing Masters Championships on 12 June, subject to the expected relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. The event will take place as a one-day

Isle of Ely in the news

February 21, 2021
Isle of Ely Rowing Club have featured in their local press with a lovely story about their medallists from the British Rowing Indoor Championships At different points in the age range Millie Hurrell and Nicki Glen won 2 medals each at the virtual event held in December. Full story online from the ‘spotted in Ely’

Passing of Bob Bridges

January 30, 2021
It is with great regret that we pass on the news of the passing of Bob Bridges MBE, past President of Peterborough City Rowing Club, aged 87. John Canton has written a full and moving obituary for Bob which you can download here.

Eastern Region Learn to Row survey

January 17, 2021
As we begin 2021 the Regional Rowing Council intends to develop a series of intiatives to help clubs bring back rowing to our waterways. In this, the first, we are looking to share good practice and find ways to help rebuild membership and we are starting by surveying clubs to find out where we are