News Archive


29 December 2018 Five-time Olympian Frances Houghton receives MBE in New Year Honours

21 December 2018 2019/20 Environment Agency boat licensing fee changes

21 December 2018 Bewl Bridge RC raises £6,500 and rows over 1.25 million metres in Sunset2Sunrise challenge

20 December 2018 Top tips for starting indoor rowing

20 December 2018 #BRIC18: ‘I’m not a rower but the experience has made me want to keep up with it and try again next year’

18 December 2018 Olympic rower Vicky Thornley’s top tips for a great night’s sleep

18 December 2018 Boathouse tips: how to make your boat equipment last longer

17 December 2018 British Rowing Volunteer and Coach of the Year Award winners announced

15 December 2018 Paul Thompson MBE, Chief Coach for Women leaves British Rowing

14 December 2018 How to request a Clean Sport workshop

14 December 2018 Rowers in Thames and Eastern Regions can hire boats thanks to Charles Stanley Wealth Management

14 December 2018 ‘A lot of people think you need to be a very good rower to come to BRIC but it’s not about that’

8 December 2018 Moe Sbihi and Alice Baatz take 2,000m titles as records tumble at #BRIC18

7 December 2018 ‘It’s exciting to be in the velodrome with lots of people who’ve come to support you’

30 November 2018 How can you improve your coxing skills? Olympic cox Phelan Hill provides tips

28 November 2018 A statement regarding Anna Thornton

28 November 2018 Greg Rutherford discovers whether he could make it as a rower

26 November 2018 What is tapering and how to do it?

26 November 2018 How to fuel for an indoor rowing race

26 November 2018 Graham Benton answers your indoor rowing questions

21 November 2018 Ellie Piggott’s 2,000m race plan

21 November 2018 Why is motivation to train sometimes so difficult to find?

20 November 2018 Changes to your British Rowing membership

16 November 2018 Olympic silver medallist Vicky Thornley talks cross training benefits for rowers

16 November 2018 British Rowing supports National Safeguarding Adults Week

12 November 2018 Pete Lambert pleased with a strong showing at the first GB Rowing Team winter assessment

11 November 2018 Comeback wins for Charles Cousins and Polly Swann at GB Rowing Team first winter assessment

9 November 2018 All you need to know about the GB Rowing Team first winter assessment

8 November 2018 Calvin Tarczy named in final three for 2018 SportsAid One-to-Watch Award

5 November 2018 Remembrance Day: researching what your club’s rowers did in past conflicts

5 November 2018 Birmingham Rowing Club secures funding to boost women’s rowing in the city

29 October 2018 GB’s PR3 mixed coxed four shortlisted for Para-rowing crew of the year in 2018 World Rowing Awards

29 October 2018 Mizuno take title sponsorship of the British Rowing Indoor Championships

25 October 2018 2018 Blades of Remembrance

25 October 2018 Obituary – Rainer Empacher

23 October 2018 WADA Prohibited List 2019: What you need to know

23 October 2018 Olympic champion Helen Glover launches #SheRows to get 10,000 women indoor rowing by 2021

23 October 2018 Adaptive rower Paul Smith OBE completes 30-mile Solent row

22 October 2018 Ten medals at the Invictus Games for Team UK athletes

21 October 2018 Rowers shine in the sun on a golden pond at the British Rowing Senior Championships

19 October 2018 Four rowers in the running for election to BOA Athletes’ Commission

17 October 2018 Rowers prepare for showdown in Nottingham at the British Rowing Senior Championships

15 October 2018 World Rowing Coastal Championships success in Canada

15 October 2018 Exclusive interview: Angus Thomas, WEROW

12 October 2018 Olympic silver medallist Jess Eddie announces her retirement from international rowing

11 October 2018 Top 10 finishes for GB rowers at 2018 Youth Olympic Games

11 October 2018 Stewards’ Charitable Trust coaching position available at Dudley Rowing Club

6 October 2018 British Rowing Announces Three Board Members

5 October 2018 Nottingham Rowing Club bans single-use plastic bottles

1 October 2018 Para-rowing world champion Ellen Buttrick wins the Jun Yamaguchi Sport Award

1 October 2018 Kelda Wood to row Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

1 October 2018 Olympic champion Phelan Hill on what you need to know to be a great cox

1 October 2018 How to get more involved at your university rowing club this term

27 September 2018 Olympic gold medallist Anna Watkins shares her technique tips for the coming season

27 September 2018 Try coastal rowing with the South West Coastal Rowing League

27 September 2018 Five things I wish I’d known when I started university rowing

27 September 2018 Rowers compete in Portsmouth Pull challenge for disadvantaged young people

25 September 2018 Inaugural Monster the Loch Ness endurance row

24 September 2018 USA takes the title as Great Britain finishes third at the 2018 SH Netz Cup

19 September 2018 Great Britain squad to compete at SH Netz Cup announced

19 September 2018 Record numbers enjoy British Rowing Tour thanks to support of Charles Stanley Wealth Managers

19 September 2018 Changes to British Rowing’s governance arrangements

16 September 2018 ‘I’d much rather have a bronze round my neck than be sitting on the pontoon crying my eyes out’

16 September 2018 Bronze for GB’s men’s eight on final day of 2018 World Rowing Championships

15 September 2018 Ellie Piggott looking forward to building on lightweight double’s fifth-place finish

15 September 2018 ‘The win streak is incredibly impressive and it’s great to be a part of that and carry on the legacy’

15 September 2018 Gold and bronze for GB crews on penultimate day of 2018 World Rowing Championships

14 September 2018 ‘I didn’t lie in my hospital bed dreaming of training – it’s these moments you dream of’

14 September 2018 Imogen Grant wins bronze for GB on the first day of finals at 2018 World Rowing Championships

13 September 2018 Maddie Arlett expects another feisty race in lightweight quadruple sculls World Championships final

13 September 2018 Four more British crews reach medal finals at 2018 World Rowing Championships

12 September 2018 ‘In the last hundred metres I was an absolute bag of sand, knowing that I should have paced myself better’

12 September 2018 Lightweight women’s quad secure place in final on weather-affected day at World Rowing Championships

11 September 2018 ‘We’ve got some big characters and I want them in my crew because I can see the passion they have’

11 September 2018 Four more Great Britain crews secure semi-final places on day three of World Rowing Championships

10 September 2018 Andy Houghton turns on the ‘Out Of Office’ to focus on delivering a World Championships medal

10 September 2018 First GB crews book their places in medal finals at 2018 World Rowing Championships

9 September 2018 Meet Ellen Buttrick – the Para-rower and charity worker making her World Championships debut

9 September 2018 World Rowing Championships kick off in Plovdiv with four heats wins for GB crews

8 September 2018 From schoolboy crews to World Championships pairs partners: Ollie Cook and Matt Rossiter go way back

7 September 2018 Follow your rowing ambitions with the Diploma in Sporting Excellence for teenagers

6 September 2018 Alfie Anderson wins the historic Doggett’s Coat and Badge Race on the River Thames

6 September 2018 Three rowers to represent Team GB at 2018 Youth Olympic Games

5 September 2018 2008 Paralympic champion Helene Dyson gives six top tips on welcoming adaptive rowers

5 September 2018 Five rowers give their top tips for the new season

5 September 2018 ‘We go in as a blank canvas but we know deep down that this boat hasn’t lost for a good number of years’

4 September 2018 All you need to know about the 2018 World Rowing Championships

3 September 2018 Obituary – Martin Brandon-Bravo OBE

2 September 2018 Bronze for Gavin Horsburgh at European Rowing U23 Championships

1 September 2018 Go Row Indoor back to basics core workout

1 September 2018 Which holiday activities keep you rowing fit?

30 August 2018 York City Rowing Club celebrates the opening of their refurbished bar and balcony

28 August 2018 Great Britain team announced for World Rowing Championships

28 August 2018 A message from British Rowing Director of Performance Brendan Purcell

23 August 2018 Great Britain names 12-strong squad for European U23 Rowing Championships

19 August 2018 Big waves makes for great racing at the British Rowing Offshore Championships

18 August 2018 Vanuatu claim their first ever Commonwealth gold at the Commonwealth Beach Rowing Sprint Championships

17 August 2018 Andrews Sykes helping to keep GB Rowing Team cool on summer training camps

16 August 2018 Rowing extravaganza on Sandbanks Beach, Poole this weekend

15 August 2018 Nottingham gets ready to host the British Rowing Sculling Festival

14 August 2018 Euro Masters Regatta success at Munich

12 August 2018 Two golds for Great Britain at World Rowing Junior Championships

12 August 2018 Great Britain wins historic six gold medals at FISU World University Rowing Championships

11 August 2018 GB qualify three boats for the A finals on day four of the World Rowing Junior Championships

10 August 2018 GB crews win three repechages on day three at World Rowing Junior Championships

10 August 2018 Para and adaptive racing success at Sudbury Regatta

10 August 2018 Extraordinary Erica: how rowing helped overcome breast cancer

9 August 2018 Three heats wins for GB at World Rowing Junior Championships

9 August 2018 Norwich rowers plan charity row on Norfolk Broads for the Norfolk Nurture Hub

7 August 2018 250,000m rowed at the Power8 Sprints fan zone

6 August 2018 ‘To be part of women’s rowing when there’s a quarter of a length covering the whole field is so exciting’

5 August 2018 Two bronze medals for GB crews on final day of Glasgow 2018 European Championships

4 August 2018 GB win two silver medals on penultimate day of European Championships

3 August 2018 “Growing up, the four was always the lead boat so it’s a privilege to have a go at it ourselves”

3 August 2018 Arklow to Abersoch: rowing for Prostate Cancer UK

3 August 2018 GB to battle in six medal finals on Saturday at Glasgow 2018 European Rowing Championships

2 August 2018 Obituary – The Reverend Michael Lapage

2 August 2018 Great Britain team announced for World University Rowing Championships

2 August 2018 Great Britain’s rowers start Glasgow 2018 European Championships with three heats wins

31 July 2018 Prospect of competing on home water at European Championships excites Scots Sinclair and Bennett

31 July 2018 All you need to know about the Glasgow 2018 European Rowing Championships

30 July 2018 Reigning champion Vicky Thornley to miss European Rowing Championships

30 July 2018 Great Britain retain Coupe de la Jeunesse title with 11 medals in Cork

29 July 2018 Three gold medals for GB and a record haul at the World Rowing U23 Championships

28 July 2018 GB win first medals of 2018 World Rowing U23 Championships with silver and bronze

27 July 2018 Three more GB crews qualify for World Rowing U23 Championships finals

26 July 2018 Five heats wins for GB on day two of World Rowing U23 Championships

25 July 2018 GB qualify two crews to finals on first day of World Rowing U23 Championships

24 July 2018 Great Britain team for 2018 Coupe de la Jeunesse announced

23 July 2018 Five returning medallists named in GB team for 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships

23 July 2018 Success for England at Home International Regatta as Senior women and Junior rowers win their matches

23 July 2018 Manchester and Oxford crowned Power8 Sprints Champions in a new city centre sprint rowing event

22 July 2018 Close and exciting racing at the British Rowing Junior Championships as Henley Rowing Club lift the Victor Ludorum

20 July 2018 London Otters to row distance from London to Paris on rowing machines on Saturday

19 July 2018 Nottingham set for a dazzling British Rowing Junior Championships

19 July 2018 Para-rowing crews for World Rowing Championships announced

19 July 2018 Great Britain team for Glasgow 2018 European Rowing Championships announced

18 July 2018 England team announced for the 2018 Home International Regatta

18 July 2018 Sprint rowing a hit with Bristol schoolchildren ahead of Power8 Sprints weekend

17 July 2018 Returning medallists headline Great Britain squad for World Rowing U23 Championships

15 July 2018 Gold for men’s quadruple sculls at World Cup 3 in Lucerne

14 July 2018 World Cup 3: Three GB crews through to Sunday’s medal finals

13 July 2018 Wins for Mottram and men’s four as GB qualify five boats to semi-finals on day one of World Cup 3

13 July 2018 Neil Hitt sets new indoor rowing 24-hour world record

13 July 2018 Great Britain juniors triumph in 2018 J16 GB v France match

13 July 2018 Sam Mottram keen to leave his mark on lightweight singles sculls field

12 July 2018 Jack Beaumont elected as Athlete Director to the Board of British Rowing

10 July 2018 British rowers announced for 2018 European Universities Games

10 July 2018 All you need to know about 2018 World Cup 3 in Lucerne

9 July 2018 Great Britain team for annual J16 GB v France match announced

6 July 2018 Aggie to Aggie surf boat success

6 July 2018 Vicky Thornley: One body, one life

3 July 2018 Great Britain squad for World Cup 3 announced: Hurn and Carnegie set for senior debuts

2 July 2018 Which GB Rowing Team athletes will be competing at Henley Royal Regatta 2018?

29 June 2018 Celebrating National School Sport Week with Active Row and London Youth Rowing

26 June 2018 Rest and relax like an indoor rowing pro

25 June 2018 National Schools’ Regatta promotes positive action to help the environment

24 June 2018 Beaumont and Groom strike gold as Great Britain win seven medals at World Cup 2 in Linz

23 June 2018 Gold for Stanhope and Brown as GB’s Para-rowers win three medals at World Cup 2 in Linz

22 June 2018 World Cup 2: GB crews thrive under time trial conditions in Linz

22 June 2018 Leander celebrates 200 years

21 June 2018 Sibling support helping Emily Ford thrive in debut GB Rowing Team season

21 June 2018 Morgan Hellen looking to put injury-plagued 2017 behind him and make senior GB debut in Linz

21 June 2018 Laurence Whiteley looking to ‘prove a point’ at World Cup 2 in Linz

19 June 2018 All you need to know about World Cup 2 in Linz-Ottensheim

18 June 2018 Henley Royal Regatta officially reveals three new trophies for 2018

18 June 2018 Heather Stanning and Andrew Triggs Hodge among finalists for 2018 Thomas Keller Medal

17 June 2018 Exciting racing on show at the British Rowing Masters Championships as Upper Thames lift the Victor Ludorum

15 June 2018 Success for Jersey to Southampton gig rowers

14 June 2018 Nottingham prepares to host the British Rowing Masters Championships

14 June 2018 50 days to go: Glasgow 2018 European Championships reveals medals

13 June 2018 #BRIC champion Phil Clapp’s sprint indoor rowing tips

13 June 2018 WEROW announced as the media partner to the British Rowing Championships Series

12 June 2018 Great Britain team for World Cup 2 announced

8 June 2018 Epic row from Jersey to Southampton

8 June 2018 UK Coaching Week series: learning and engaging

7 June 2018 Coaching Week series: staying positive

6 June 2018 Volunteering at York City RC

6 June 2018 Coaching Week series: organising the planning

5 June 2018 Women on Water: Vicky Thornley’s tips for reaching the top

5 June 2018 Four reasons why volunteering can improve your life

5 June 2018 Coaching Week series: empowering the athletes

4 June 2018 Volunteers Week is here

4 June 2018 London Cornish Pilot Gig Club hold first regatta

4 June 2018 Coaching Week series: coaching the individual

4 June 2018 Coaching Week – celebrating great coaching in rowing

3 June 2018 Gold for men’s quadruple sculls as Great Britain win five medals on final day of World Cup 1

2 June 2018 Andy Houghton wins silver for Great Britain at World Cup 1 in Belgrade

1 June 2018 Strong first day of racing for GB at World Cup 1 in Belgrade

31 May 2018 ‘I feel like I am one of the oldest, but one of the least experienced athletes in the squad’

30 May 2018 Doubling up in Belgrade holds no fears for Rebecca Girling

29 May 2018 All you need to know about World Cup 1 in Belgrade

28 May 2018 Gold for Offiler and Cartwright at European Rowing Junior Championships

24 May 2018 Getting tough on single-use plastics

24 May 2018 Leeds juniors catch the rowing bug

24 May 2018 BT Sport to televise Power8 Sprints live

23 May 2018 Six athletes named in GB squad for European Rowing Junior Championships

23 May 2018 Supplement use in rowing: Assess the need, assess the risk, assess the consequences

22 May 2018 Great Britain squad for World Rowing Cup 1 announced

21 May 2018 British Rowing backs UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week

18 May 2018 British Rowing renews support for Parliamentary Rowing Group

17 May 2018 British Rowing’s online learning platform RowHow relaunches

17 May 2018 Relive BUCS Regatta 2018

16 May 2018 Exclusive Glasgow 2018 competition for British Rowing clubs and members

16 May 2018 British Rowing appoints four new Master Trainers to meet the high demand for Go Row Indoor Instructor training

15 May 2018 Team UK unveiled for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018

14 May 2018 RowHow to go offline for planned maintenance

14 May 2018 Indoor rowing tank success for Cambridge region

13 May 2018 Gold and five silvers for GB Para-rowers at Gavirate International Regatta

9 May 2018 Alice Baatz shares her top tips for taking on a long indoor rowing session

9 May 2018 London Youth Rowing helps to break down barriers with mentoring programme

9 May 2018 Cardiac arrest care in rowing

8 May 2018 Looe and Caradon crowned world champions at the 29th World Pilot Gig Championships

7 May 2018 Success for Great Britain rowers at Munich Junior Regatta

3 May 2018 Plymouth Para-rower set to embark on first GB Rowing Team training camp

2 May 2018 Commonwealth Beach Sprints Regatta to be held in Poole, England this August

30 April 2018 April/May 2018 Rowing & Regatta front cover star

30 April 2018 Exclusive interview with British Rowing Chairman Mark Davies

27 April 2018 Extra Glasgow 2018 tickets released as demand surges

24 April 2018 Maidenhead RC rower takes on an indoor rowing marathon for charity

21 April 2018 Sun shines on Thames Upriver at the 2018 Junior Inter-Regional Regatta

20 April 2018 British Rowing statement on entries to Wallingford Regatta on BROE2

20 April 2018 Windermere RC celebrates fabulous new facilities in the Lake District

20 April 2018 Developing school rowing in Warrington

19 April 2018 Success at 2018 Invictus Games for indoor rowing trialists

19 April 2018 Mental Health Training: ‘It’s beneficial for athletes to know that what they are sometimes feeling is not abnormal’

16 April 2018 Karen Bennett announced as official ambassador for Glasgow 2018 European Championships

15 April 2018 Vicky Thornley and Tom Barras take impressive victories at GB Rowing Team Trials

14 April 2018 GB Rowing Team Trials: Day one report and results

13 April 2018 GB Rowing Team Trials preview: McKellar and Chin making the most of their last-minute partnership

13 April 2018 British Rowing launches Brandhub

12 April 2018 British Rowing membership fees to increase on 1 May

12 April 2018 GB Rowing Team Trials preview: Angus Groom predicting tight competition between scullers

11 April 2018 Great Britain team announced for 2018 Munich Junior Regatta

11 April 2018 British Rowing launches #YourStories

10 April 2018 Triple Olympic champion Pete Reed OBE announces rowing retirement

9 April 2018 RowSafe: 2018 update has been released

5 April 2018 New Competition Framework for rowing goes live

3 April 2018 New British Rowing Go Row Indoor 20 minute workout video now available

29 March 2018 Annamarie Phelps CBE interview: “I love what I do; I’ve viewed it as a privilege”

27 March 2018 Moe Sbihi shares his perfect indoor rowing playlist

27 March 2018 Mark Davies appointed Chairman of British Rowing

26 March 2018 Quality racing at the 2018 Vets Head of the River

24 March 2018 Cambridge dominate 2018 Cancer Research UK Boat Race battles on the Tideway

24 March 2018 Meet Iain Mandale, President of Oxford University Boat Club

24 March 2018 Meet Daphne Martschenko, President of Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club

24 March 2018 Clare Balding on presenting the Cancer Research UK Boat Race

24 March 2018 London to Oxford in a single scull: daughter raises money for Cancer Research UK in honour of late father

22 March 2018 Masters of the Thames at the Vets Head of the River Race

22 March 2018 British Rowing appoints Brendan Purcell as Director of Performance

22 March 2018 World Water Day celebrates 25 years: how you can help

21 March 2018 Running injury leads to couple becoming champion indoor rowers

20 March 2018 Televising the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

20 March 2018 British Rowing announces extension to SAS Analytics partnership

20 March 2018 ‘This little lake is where big dreams happen’: How Jess Leyden found her competitive spirit in Hollingworth

19 March 2018 A roundup of the action from rowing’s big weekend of head racing

19 March 2018 Touring rowers celebrate 25-year milestone

13 March 2018 Wembley Park funds project to get Brent youths to National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships

12 March 2018 ‘If the battle against cancer was a rowing race, the finish line is in sight – leave everything out on the water’

12 March 2018 University boat race season gets underway

8 March 2018 British Rowing launches Inclusive Club Guide to celebrate inclusivity and diversity in rowing

8 March 2018 International Women’s Day 2018: GB Rowing Team women’s squad #PressForProgress

7 March 2018 Charles Stanley Wealth Management partners with British Rowing to support recreational rowing

6 March 2018 Competition Framework: How the Personal Ranking Index works

27 February 2018 Graham Benton’s World Rowing Indoor Championship review

27 February 2018 CrossFit meets indoor rowing in the new Just Row event

27 February 2018 Future Blues project aims to boost state school rowing in London

26 February 2018 Boat Race 2018 crews announced

26 February 2018 A guide to the 2018 Boat Race

26 February 2018 Where to watch the 2018 Boat Race

23 February 2018 Competition Framework ready to go live

22 February 2018 Race at the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta

16 February 2018 Recycling Northwich Boathouse helps raise funds for new boathouse

15 February 2018 Adam Neill shares his indoor rowing top tips

13 February 2018 British Rowing launches Power8 Sprints

12 February 2018 GBRT 3rd Winter Assessment: ‘When the waves started we were excited and really cracked on’

10 February 2018 Standards high at GB Rowing Team 3rd Winter Assessment despite challenging conditions

7 February 2018 Club update on membership declarations

6 February 2018 GB Rowing Team undertakes Mental Health First Aid training

5 February 2018 Cancer Research UK’s ‘The Great Row’ is back for 2018

4 February 2018 Laurence Whiteley signs up as Charity Champion for British Rowing’s partnership with Cancer Research UK

3 February 2018 Winners of the 2017 British Rowing national Volunteer of the Year awards announced

1 February 2018 British Rowing’s 2017 Volunteer and Coach of the Year Award winners announced

30 January 2018 British Rowing endorses the performance testing platform Archon Combine

30 January 2018 ‘Huge surprise’ for Exeter University BC president as she’s nominated for Filippi Spirit Award

19 January 2018 Has your club completed its Club Membership declaration?

19 January 2018 All-Party Parliamentary Rowing Group – letter from Jess Eddie

18 January 2018 Clean Sport responsibilities

16 January 2018 Jacob Dawson wins Plymouth Herald’s Amateur Sports Personality of the Year award

15 January 2018 ‘I think there will be a real buzz within Scotland’ – Glasgow 2018 passes 200 days to go mark

12 January 2018 British Rowing begins search for new Director of Performance

12 January 2018 British Rowing seeks new Chair

9 January 2018 200th Cornish pilot gig boat unveiled

8 January 2018 British Rowing announces Floating Point as an associate partner

3 January 2018 British Rowing Chairman Annamarie Phelps headlines speakers at 2018 Rowers Conference

3 January 2018 World Rowing Tour 2018 to take in picturesque Costa Brava