Club Support

Clubs are at the foundation of the rowing community and are at the heart of their local communities across the UK. British Rowing is here to help affiliated clubs to thrive.

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This section provides lots of useful information about running your club, including club governance and development, managing a club, affiliation and membership. You’ll also find a handy directory of regional contacts.

General resources

Club Guides

Comprehensive guides to various aspects of running a rowing club

Developing Club Facilities

British Rowing's Facilities Service is here to help

Funding Sources

Information about grant-awarding bodies to which rowing clubs can apply for funding, and how to make successful application

Learn to Row Organisers' Guide

Delivering learn to row couldn't be easier with our handy Learn to Row Organisers' Guide!

Managing a University Beginner Programme

Guidance for university clubs who have large intakes of beginners each academic year

Rower Development Guide

All about British Rowing’s interactive online tool for both coaches and rowers

Towing rowing trailers to the EU

The GB Rowing Team shares its experience of the logistics of towing boats to the EU for training camps or racing post-Brexit

EA Boat Registration

Affiliated clubs are able to purchase reduced price Environment Agency (EA) Boat Registrations through British Rowing

Guidelines on Major Incidents

Guidelines for competitions on responding to major incidents, and for clubs and competitions on dealing with the aftermath of a serious incident

British Rowing Awards 2023

The British Rowing Awards celebrate the people, clubs and crews from across the rowing community who deserve recognition.


Working with British Rowing

ClubHub

An online club management system, free to all British Rowing affiliated clubs

Sign up for our club management mailing list

Get ClubTogether, our quarterly e-mailing for club committee members and others involved or interested in running rowing clubs

Club Affiliation

Clubs are at the heart of rowing and British Rowing is committed to supporting all those involved in developing the sport

Regional Directory

England is divided up into British Rowing regions, each of which have their own rowing council with representatives who sit on the governing body's national committees. 

Policies and Guidance

British Rowing has policies and guidance documents in place to help us keep the sport moving forward and achieve the highest standards of best practice

Club Safety Audit

The Club Safety Audit is a recognised part of each club’s affiliation and is annually launched in October for online submission.


Governance and legal

Club Governance

Governance covers the organisational structure of the club and how decisions are made and implemented

GDPR

Guidance for British Rowing affiliated clubs, competitions, Regional Rowing Councils and Associations

Insurance

Information about insurance cover for rowers, coxes, coaches, affiliated competitions and clubs

British Rowing Legal Helpline powered by Irwin Mitchell

A free-to-access telephone helpline for all British Rowing affiliated clubs

EA Boat Registration

Affiliated clubs are able to purchase reduced price Environment Agency (EA) Boat Registrations through British Rowing


For further enquiries regarding club support and development, contact [email protected].

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Club Affiliation

Clubs are at the heart of rowing and British Rowing is committed to supporting all those involved in developing the sport

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Club Governance

Governance covers the organisational structure of the club and how decisions are made and implemented

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Club Guides

Comprehensive guides to various aspects of running a rowing club

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