2017 Recreational Rowing Calendar

The events listed below are either exclusively for recreational rowers or include a category for rowers in stable/touring boats.

"Head races" are events run under British Rowing Rules of Racing.  "Time trials" are similar but run independently with a wider range of boats.

Day Date Event Type of event Region
January Sunday 22nd Maidenhead Time Trial Sunday League Thames Upper
February Saturday 18th Molesey Head Head race Thames Upper
March Sunday 5th Hexham Splash and Dash Sunday League North
  Saturday 18th British Rowing Tourers Dinner at Leander Club, Henley Social Thames Upper
  Sunday 19th Goring Gap (sweep event) Sunday League Thames Upper
April Saturday 1st Head of the Dart Time trial West
  Sunday 2nd Durham Splash and Dash Sunday League North
  Sunday 9th Great Ancholme Row Tour Yorkshire
  Friday 14th Good Friday Row from Nottingham to Newark Tour East Midlands
May Sunday 7th Berwick Splash and Dash Sunday League North
  Friday-Sunday 11th - 13th BR European Tour - Hamburg (organised by Nottingham RC)
Details and application form
Tour Overseas
Friday-Sunday 26th - 28th Great Coal Row on the Solent (organised by Leicester RC and Coalporters RC) Tour Wessex
June Sunday 4th Voga Longa, Venice Festival Overseas
Sunday 4th Tees skills head - sculling Sunday League North
  Sunday 11th Desborough Challenge (Weybridge) Time trial Thames Upper
July Sunday 2nd Tyne ARC Splash and Dash Sunday League North
  Saturday 15th Molesey Regatta Explore Event Sunday League Thames Upper
  Sunday 16th Great Thames Row (provisional) Tour Thames Upper
  Saturday 22nd River Tees Tour (provisional) Day Tour North
  Sunday 30th River Wear Tour.  Poster   Entry Form Day Tour North
August Sunday 6th Tynemouth Splash and Dash Sunday League North
  Thurs - Sun 24th - 27th BR National Tour, Lancaster Canal Tour North West
September Saturday 2nd Great Tyne Row  (note change of date) Time trial North
  Saturday 9th Great River Race (fixed seat boats only) Time trial Thames Central
  Sunday 10th Talkin Tarn Skills Head - sweep Sunday league North
  Saturday for 1 week 16th - 24th FISA Tour in Genoa, Italy
Details and application form (to be submitted to British Rowing by 10th March)
Tour Overseas
  Sunday ?? TBA Boston Marathon Time trial East Midlands
October Sunday 1st Tyne United Splash and Dash Sunday League North