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Follow Eastern Region Facebook Page. Follow Eastern Region Facebook Page.

One of our fellow regions have set up a Facebook Page makes sure to like the British Rowing - Eastern Regional Rowing Council by following the link.

05/05/16
Durahm City Regatta Draw Revealed. Durahm City Regatta Draw Revealed.

The draw for Durham City Regatta this weekend is now on Durham ARC Website. Good luck to everyone racing.

04/05/16
York Spring Regatta Photos. York Spring Regatta Photos.

There was a great day's racing at York on Saturday. How was your technique? Check out the photos from SI Events Photography.

02/05/16
Tees Regatta, 21 May, 2016. Tees Regatta, 21 May, 2016.

Tees Regatta will be held on Saturday May 21st on the River Tees at Stockton. We have a fully-buoyed 850m 4 lane course with stake boat start and good access for boating. The regatta is based at the River Tees Watersports Centre with changing, shower and toilet facilities. The bar will be open during the day, and there will be hot and cold food and soft drinks available. The balcony offers a great view of the racing action! Racing is in three divisions, and we encourage entering more than one as long as this is consistent with the rules on no doubling of rowers, coxes or boats within each division.

27/04/16
York Spring Regatta Provisional Draw. York Spring Regatta Provisional Draw.

The provisional draw is now out -let's hope for great weather and some great racing.

26/04/16
Junior Inter-Regional Regatta, 2016. Junior Inter-Regional Regatta, 2016.

Yorkshire's Juniors were in action on Saturday, racing for team Yorkshire at Holme Pierrepont. Overall the team came 9th, with the boys 9th and the girls 11th.

Congratulations to everyone who took part and all who supported the team managed by Phil Press the Yorkshire Rowing Council Junior Commissioner.

The full results are now available.

24/04/16
Are You Britain’s Next Indoor Rowing Champion? Are You Britain’s Next Indoor Rowing Champion?

The British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC) will return to the Lee Valley VeloPark on December 10, 2016.

22/04/16
Vote British Rowing for NGB of the Year Award! Vote British Rowing for NGB of the Year Award!

British Rowing is delighted to announce that we have been selected as a finalist for the National Governing Body (NGB) of the Year Award as part of the Women’s Sport Trust 2016 #BeAGameChanger Awards. Please support British Rowing by voting for us today!

18/04/16
Regional Get Together. Regional Get Together.

On Sunday the region came together at York University to hear about the WADA Anti-Doping, the new competition structure, Getting Ready for Rio, the lastest developements of the British Rowing modernisation programm and finally the umpires seminar. Thank you to everyone who attended and York University for hosting the event.

17/04/16
Sheffield University Win Sheff Varsity, 2016. Sheffield University Win Sheff Varsity, 2016.

This weekend Sheffield University Rowing Club went head-to-head with Sheffield Hallam in their annual Varsity races. It was a great competition with races being more closely contested than ever. Sheffield University came away with the win. See all the action on the YouTube video.

16/04/16
Durham City Regatta, 7-8 May, 2016. Durham City Regatta, 7-8 May, 2016.

Entries are now open for Durham City Regatta. Please note entries close on Thursday 28th April and administrators will be contacted on Friday 29th April if there are any problems with the entry. Any questions please send them to the Regatta Secretary.

14/04/16
British Rowing Sponsorship Announcement. British Rowing Sponsorship Announcement.

Visit Sarasota County are sponsor to this year’s British Rowing Championships; British Rowing’s Masters, Juniors, Seniors and Indoor Rowing Championships. Sarasota County, known as the Cultural Coast of Florida, will be hosting the 2017 World Championships and 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta at the picturesque Nathan Benderson Park. The park is home to a world-class rowing facility for training and racing, as well as many recreational and leisure activities. If you're attending this year's British Rowing Championships you'll have the chance to find out more about how you can combine your passion for rowing with a relaxing cultural and beach holiday in Sarasota County next year.

13/04/16
Tom Ransley Boat Naming Ceremony. Tom Ransley Boat Naming Ceremony.

Tom Ransley the Olympic and World Champ GB rower and York City Rowing Club member was at the club on Sunday to name the new boat after himself.

11/04/16
Sportivate application window – NOW OPEN. Sportivate application window – NOW OPEN.

Sportivate is a £56 million Lottery funded London 2012 legacy project that gives more young people the chance to discover a sport that they love. The funding available can help pay for coaches, equipment, venue costs, marketing or coach education.

10/04/16
British Rowing -Online Learning. British Rowing -Online Learning.

To encourage you to learn on demand, when and where you want, we have a range of resources and online courses available. Most of these resources are available free of charge on our website, or if hosted on RowHow then they are free for British Rowing members or RowHow subscribers. Take a look!

09/04/16
Welcome to Scarborough Rowing Club. Welcome to Scarborough Rowing Club.

I had great pleasure yesterday in signing the papers for Scarborough's affiliation to British Rowing. I look forward to seeing them on the regatta circuit this summer.

Andrew Cawood, Chairman, Yorkshire Rowing.

08/04/16
Seats: Row to Rio #4. Seats: Row to Rio #4.

There are not enough seats for everyone… we are all here to win Olympic medals. The intensity of the training often challenges the GB Rowing Team to exhaustion but it is the emotional demand on athletes, coaches and support staff where it hurts the most. Friends become rivals and coaches have to select athletes against such small margins to decide who will give Great Britain the best chance of winning medals.

07/04/16
Check Your Heel Restraints. Check Your Heel Restraints.

From the 1 April the Rules of Racing has been amended requiring each heel to be restrained to prevent it from rising higher than 7cm, as measured at right angles from the footplate. Furthermore, the heel restraint should be in working order and the foot release must be self-acting and not require the intervention of the athlete or a rescuer.

If you do turn up to a race and upon inspection your boat does not meet this new criteria, then you will not be able to boat until this has been fixed. If you cannot fix your boat to meet these requirements then you will not be able to race.

For the full version of the Rules of Racing 2016 and an overview of other rule changes for 2016 click here.

04/04/16
British Rowing Tour 2016, 1-4 September. British Rowing Tour 2016, 1-4 September.

The 23rd British Rowing Tour is coming to Yorkshire and will row between Leeds and Doncaster.

The route covers Leeds to Allerton Bywater, onward to Harkers Wharf Knottingly, Beaver Sailing Club, Southfield Reservoir, Long Sandall Lock and finally to Mexborough, Doncaster.

Full details of the tour can be found here.

03/04/16
York Spring Regatta, 30 April, 2016. York Spring Regatta, 30 April, 2016.

Entries are now open for this popular event in the heart of York. Don't forget the popular Challenge Fours event which is a non-qualifying event at IM3 and above for Juniors, Seniors and Masters with a minimum of 2 races (usually 3) per crew. Senior and Masters event winners will receive glass whisky tumblers, Junior events receive medals and lidded tankards for winners of Novice 4+ and 1x.

Regatta poster, enquiries to the Regatta Secretary. Check York City RC website for draw details and any late information.

02/04/16
Voices -Row to Rio #3. Voices -Row to Rio #3.

The competitive streak within the GB Rowing Team doesn’t stop with the rowers but emanates through the coxes who propel them on to achieve their best.

31/03/16
Wanted- Clean Sport Workshop Host Club. Wanted- Clean Sport Workshop Host Club.

Would your club like to host a free Clean Sport workshop for Athlete Support Personnel (Coaches / Parents / Club Officers) from May onwards? If so, then we would like to hear from you! If you have a suitable private space with access to power and can hold 9 – 16 people, then send us a few dates that would be convenient (subject to available educators)

Please contact Jacqui Johnston, Area Education and Training Manager, British Rowing.

25/03/16
Exceptional GB Olympic Rowing Trials. Exceptional GB Olympic Rowing Trials.

There was a ninth win for Alan Campbell, a fourth in a row for Moe Sbihi and hat-tricks for Helen Glover, Heather Stanning, Alex Gregory and Vicky Thornley as the GB Rowing Team Olympic-season Trials concluded in style.

24/03/16
Chester-le-Street Regatta, 16 April, 2016. Chester-le-Street Regatta, 16 April, 2016.

Chester-le-Street Regatta on Saturday 16th April 2016 is now open on British Rowing for entries. Entries will close at 5pm on Saturday 9th April 2016. Any queries contact brian.webb@email.com.

22/03/16
Facebook Cover Photo Competition Winning Photo. Facebook Cover Photo Competition Winning Photo.

Congratulations to Johannes Gaechter who won the Facebook cover photo competition with this entry 'University of York Senior Men at sunrise.' Thank you to everyone who took part by submitting a photo or voting in the competition.

16/03/16
Safety Alert -Heel Restraints. Safety Alert -Heel Restraints.

From April 1st 2016 the heel restraint constraints are changing. The new advise is 7cm from the base of the footplate, this has been a FISA rule for some time. This may help. Make a wedge shape piece of wood, with the largest end 7 cm. This will slide between the footplate and the shoe, enabling you to adjust the restraint.

Regards, Alec Gilchrist, Yorkshire Rowing Safety Adviser.

17/03/16
Head of the River Race Crews. 11 Yorkshire Crews at the Head of the River Race.

Good luck to all the crews racing on the Tideway this weekend. There are crews from Leeds RC, Leeds Uni, York Uni, Hull Uni, Sheff Uni, City of Sheff and Sheff Hallam competing.

16/03/16
University of York Boat Club Three Peaks Fundraiser. University of York Boat Club Three Peaks Fundraiser.

On Sunday members of the club attempted the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge with our friends at Lancaster University Boat Club-LUBC Rowing. We completed the 24.6 mile route up and over the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in just under the 12 hour time limit specified by the challenge! The walk was incredibly arduous and really pushed our physical and mental capacities, as well as our map reading ability, to the limit. At the end of the day we were very proud of ourselves, very thankful for Lancaster's great company and support but ultimately very glad that we chose to do a sport where we get to sit down! We attempted this challenge in order to raise money for a new truck (after our one sadly broke down beyond repair when we attempted LEJOG in the summer) which is vital to get our members to races and GB trials. For the chance to kindly donate and to check out our great rewards please click the following link.

15/03/16
Vote for the New Yorkshire Rowing Facebook Cover. Vote for the New Yorkshire Rowing Facebook Cover.

There are 7 great photos for choose between in the competition - voting closes Friday at noon.

14/03/16
Lincoln Head Success for Doncaster RC. Lincoln Head Success for Doncaster RC.

Congratulations to Doncaster RC's Mens' Squad upon their wins at Lincoln today. Here is Tom Swallow's photo of the Masters crew which won the Masters C/D category in Division 1. Tom joined the crew for the 2nd Division which they won in the Masters E category.

13/03/16
GB Rowing Team Start Camp. “The Start of my Olympic dream… in the School Lunch Queue”.

Potential Olympians from across the country are gathering at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham this weekend for the second GB Rowing Team Start camp of 2016. The event will see coaches and rowers from the 12 regional Start centres, hosted at clubs and universities across Britain, gather for three days of training, racing, advice, support and camaraderie.

13/03/16
North of England Head. North of England Head.

Good luck to all the crews racing today at the North of England Head -what fab weather.

12/03/16
Head of the River Race Draw Revealed. Head of the River Race Draw Revealed.

The Final Start Order and Boating List in now available. In total there are 360 crews entered into this huge event on the Tideway.

10/03/16
Facebook Cover Photo Competition. Facebook Cover Photo Competition.

It's time for a new cover photo for the Yorkshire Rowing Facebook page.
1) Send in your entries by messaging the page or to chairman@yorkshirerowing.co.uk.
2) Entries close on Sunday 13 March.
3) I will then select a short list, with one entry per club.
4) Photos MUST be landscape.
5) There will then be a vote to determine the winner through Facebook.
Happy snapping!

08/03/16
St Peter's School, Head of Rowing. Saint Peter's School, Head of Rowing.

The school is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Head of Rowing who will be responsible for leadership and coaching to ensure success, enjoyment and enthusiasm for St Peter’s School Rowing.

07/03/16
Womens Head of the River Race Results. Womens Head of the River Race Results.

14 crews from Yorkshire raced on the Tideway yesterday, with York City RC producing the fastest Yorkshire crew, coming 58th.

06/03/16
Yorkshire Head CANCELLED. Yorkshire Head CANCELLED.

Sadly, the event has had to be cancelled due to the river level. Thank you to everyone who was supporting the event.

04/03/16
Yorkshire Head FINAL Start Order. Yorkshire Head FINAL Start Order.

The FINAL START ORDER for Saturday is now available on the Yorkshire Head page.

There is a concern about the river now for Saturday. The river came up yesterday and has started going down again but snow fell in the hills today and more rain is forecast so there is a possibility we may have to cancel. The forecast has completely changed, it looked like a pretty dry week on Monday. We will get predicted river levels from the Environment Agency and keep you informed over the next 36 hours. Please do not make any further payments on BROE to save the hassle of refunds if we have to cancel.

There will be an update later today.

03/03/16
Safety Alert – Using your Mobile Phone to Call for Help. Safety Alert – Using your Mobile Phone to Call for Help.

If you need help from the Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Ambulance, Coastguard, Mountain Rescue, etc.) then use a mobile phone and dial 112 for some very special features including accessing every available network, not being limited to your network provider, taking precedence over all other calls, working even if the phone has no credit, over-ride any security settings on the phone. In more modern phones, may work even if there is no SIM card in the phone.

02/03/16
Yorkshire Head Provisional Draw Revealed. Yorkshire Head Provisional Draw Revealed.

187 crews have entered this year's Head. The Provisional draw is now available and event information.

01/03/16