Adaptive Rowing Clubs

1 Oct

Where can I row? For starters, it’s always worth trying your most local club. While they might not have an established adaptive programme, it might be that they have received enquiries and your enquiry might be the spur that gets … Read More »

Low-Back Sliding Seat

25 Sep

  More master craftsmanship from Marlow Rowing Club “Gaffer in Chief” John Stephenson. The Fixed-Back Sliding Seat has been a great success for a number of our adaptive rowers, but over time their own bodies have adapted with the regimen … Read More »

Maidenhead Adaptive Rowing Launch

12 Sep

This past Sunday, Maidenhead Rowing Club formally launched its adaptive rowing programme with a superbly conceived and executed event which should serve as a template for other clubs looking to kick-start their own initiatives. Very often, adaptive squads just sort … Read More »

Classification Terminology – Updated

31 Aug

  British Rowing (BR) has recently updated its athlete classification system. Some information is on their website, but even this page has some out of date information (expect more updates soon). The change was made to conform more closely to … Read More »

Head of the Charles 2017

17 Aug

The Head of the Charles Regatta is without doubt one of the best adaptive rowing races in the world.  For that matter, it is one of the biggest rowing events of any type in the world.  It is certainly the … Read More »

Adaptive Time Handicap System

13 Aug

A number of rowing clubs with adaptive programmes have developed a system of individual athlete time-handicaps to provide more competitive, equitable and enjoyable racing. The system was pioneered by Marlow Rowing Club and Guildford Rowing Club, but an increasing number … Read More »