Safety Adviser: Howard Holmes

Yorkshire Rowing Council SAfety Adviser Howard Holmes.

Further info: British Rowing: Safety

"Accidents of any nature need to be reported, not so that blame can be attributed, but so we can learn from mistakes."

Everyone connected with the sport of rowing has a duty of care.

Useful Information

Explore Series Race.

Online Safety Basics Risk Assessment.
Use this British Rowing module to assess risk in the rowing environment & use this knowledge to keep everyone safe.

Sharing the Water-Guidance for Rowers and Canoeists.
Control Commission Sheets
B Licence Towing Flowchart
Towing Vehicle Audit Example
Trailer Checkpoints
Ouse Bye-Laws for Rowers
Ouse Sound Signals List for Rowers
Ouse Collision Regulations for Rowers

RYA Level 2 Powerboat Driving

Safety Launch

The course is regarded as the 'driving licence' for powerboats and offers a thorough introduction to powerboat handling, including:

  • Launching & recovery
  • Confined space manoeuvering
  • Man over-board procedures
  • Anchoring & towing
  • High speed handling
  • And much more...

Further information:
RYA website.
British Rowing -Row Safe: Launch Driving.

Regional Funding is available. Further details: Rob Cree.

Yorkshire Head Safety Video