JANUARY

Commencement of our Indoor Rowing Course, a precursor to the traditional water course. A big shout out to all of the volunteers who supported the course, especially Sam Remer and Martin Hubbard.

MARCH

Four eights (two men’s, one masters and one women’s) racing at the North of England Head, including a win for our W8+

Martha Nutkins and Tom Hallett announced as national winners at the British Rowing Volunteer of the Year Awards

Visit from British Rowing and their media team to become the new cover photo of the Regatta magazine

Our masters 8+ raced at Vesta Veterans’ Head of the River Race

Commencement of our 2019 Water Learn to Row Courses

MAY

Race day at Nottingham City, Club and Masters Regatta, with wins for Alex Knighton in J15.1x, Katie Remer in WJ161x, W4+ and Op8+ and MasG.4+.

UODRC representation at the British University Championships Regatta in Nottingham

JULY

A win for our Mas.G4+ at Henley Masters Regatta

Representation at the British Junior Rowing Championship in the WJ14 1x omnium by Erica Gauler

7 wins across the board at St Neots Regatta for our: Op8+ (Sat), Op8+ (Sun), W8+ (Sat), M4-(Sat), W4- (Sat), W4- (Sun), W4x- (Sun)

2 wins at Bewdley Regatta in the Mas.G8+ and Mas.G4+

SEPTEMBER

Win for MasB.2x at Cambridge Autumn Regatta

Win for MasG.4+ at Bradford Regatta

Purchase of a new club trailer to allow safe transport to future facing and the opportunity for greater participation

Culmination of our 2019 L2R courses. A massive thank you to everyone who was involved.

Welcome back to the University of Derby Rowing Club members!

NOVEMBER

University students raced at the University Indoor Rowing Series at Leicester, coming away with a win in the Championship Womens Lightweight category

Confirmation that DRC had recieved a grant of £3,000 to improve their provision of junior rowing

50 year membership celebration for David O’Sullivan

FEBUARY

A chilly days racing at Peterborough Head of the Nene with strong performance across all the squads

Another chilly days racing at Head of the Trent for our women’s squad.

APRIL

Release of the Rowing & Regatta magazine with Derby Rowing Club on the front page.

JUNE

28 entries across the board representing DRC at Peterborough Spring Regatta

Representation by our masters men at the British Rowing Masters Championships

Representation by our Women’s squad at Henley Women’s Regatta in the Lester Trophy Qualifying races for Aspirational Club Coxless Fours – a first time for all of the crew

Representation by our men’s squad at Henley Royal Regatta in the Wyfold Challenge Club Qualifying Races for Club Coxless Fours

A round win for ex-DRC member Chloe Wild racing for NCRA in the Diamond Jubilee at Henley Royal Regatta

A silver medal for our J15.1x Alex Knighton at the Peterborough Junior Rowing Championships

AUGUST

A fun evening of laughter and celebration at the Derby Rowing Club Awards Evening.

OCTOBER

3 crews representing at the Pairs Head (M2-, M2x and W2x.

Awarded Young Leader and Club of the Year at the Derby City Sports Forum Awards

11 crews representing at Nottingham Autumn Head

DRC Annual General Meeting

DECEMBER

3 entries from our masters and womens squads at Newark Head, with a win for our MasG.8+ and second places for the W2x and MasC.4+

Arrival of two new Wintech International singles with the support of the Rowing Foundation

Lots of fun had at the Derby Rowing Club Christmas party

2 0 2 0   V I S I O N

CONTINUED SUCCESS WITH OUR EXISTING MEMBERS

EVER IMPROVING FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND MORE EVENTS, SOCIALLY AND COMPETITIVELY

A FULL RANGE OF COURSES TO BRING NEW MEMBER INTO THE SPORT

A SAFE, FUN, ENJOYABLE PLACE TO ROW

FURTHER FUNDRAISING AND CHARITABLE EFFORTS


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