News

Exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of the sport

November 2, 2021
Exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of the sport – Full Time professional coach wanted City of Cambridge RC has recently completed a new boathouse which it shares with St Mary’s School and Homerton College.  The new facility includes a state-of-the-art gym, clubroom and boat bay with the most modern fleet on the river

Coaches needed at Isle of Ely

October 14, 2021
Coaches Needed… Isle of Ely RC have been working in partnership with Ely College for the past 3 years to provide students the opportunity to engage with 4-week taster sessions in water-based rowing.  With the support of a bursary from the Gemini Boat Race Scheme they now have the funding to engage both a Lead

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

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’

Study into the effect of sport on educational attainment.

January 9, 2021
Matt Newton of Star Club is compiling a doctoral thesis on the relationship between sporting activity and educational achievement. This is an important and live topic. Matt writes: An examination of the impact of sport on educational attainment. This research study looks at young people/ athletes and how their participation in sport impacts upon their

Passing of Les Fitton

January 9, 2021
It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Les Fitton, just short of his 93rd Birthday Les was a great friend to many across the Region but his home club was Lea who have posted a lovely tribute here Others write : “Les used to come and help out at PCRC for