Recreational Rowing

Upton RC has an active Recreational Rowing side in addition to our competitive component. Rowing tours are arranged each year and members attend the annual BR Recreational Tour. Upton RC has itself organised multiple British Rowing Recreational Tours.

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March 2019 Mini Head

March 2019 Mini Head

Well done to everyone who took part in the March mini head. Thank you to our starters Olly and Jeremy...
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November 2018 Mini Head

November 2018 Mini Head

Well done to everyone who took part in today's mini head. Thank you also to our starters Ian and Andrew...
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Minihead October 2018

Minihead October 2018

Well done to everyone who took part in today's mini head. Great turnout including lots on new members and some good...
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St George’s Day Row (Upton Marathon)

St George’s Day Row (Upton Marathon)

With the prospect of some dry weather after a very wet winter Upton RC was joined by Birmingham RC and...
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Peter wins West Midlands Volunteer of the Year

Peter wins West Midlands Volunteer of the Year

Well done to Peter for winning the British Rowing West Midlands Volunteer of the Year! (and for being the Poster...
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British Rowing Tour visits the Lancaster Canal

British Rowing Tour visits the Lancaster Canal

This year's British Rowing Tour was organised by Peter.   A full report is available on the British Rowing website....
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The Great Coal Row 2017

The Great Coal Row 2017

Lynn Stirling from Upton and myself joined the other rowers gathering at Coalporter’s clubhouse on Friday evening 26th of May...
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Hamburg Rowing Tour 2017

Hamburg Rowing Tour 2017

After his success with the first European British Rowing Tour to Amsterdam in 2015, Richard Pickup from Nottingham RC was...
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Thames Tour 2016

Thames Tour 2016

Over the past few years the Upton Recreation Rowing group have been rowing along the River Thames. On the 23rd...
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2019 Calendar

2nd  March

BR Tourers Dinner at Leander RC

13th April

Head of Dart.  Totnes to Dartmouth.  Non BR open to Recreational Boats

7th to 8th June

3rd British European Tour.  Lithuania.  4 Club members sculling.

29th to 30th June

Stratford to Evesham Row.  Sculling only.

14th July

Upton to Kempsey/Worcester. One day  Club row.

29th August to 1st September

BR Tour.  Peter Barker lead on this.  Rowing on three venues.  Ullswater and Derwent water and Bassenthwaite lake.

27th to 28th September

URC Thames Tour.  Started in Lechlade completing final leg Weybridge to Putney.

2018 Report

In 2018 the club attended the following recreational events

10th March

BR Tourers 25th Anniversary Dinner at Leander RC.

13th to 20th May

FISA Tour Costa Brava Spain

19th to 20th May

Great Coal row on Solent

16th to 17th June

Explore the Broads.  Lowestoft to Norwich.  4 members sculled.

19th August

Tewkesbury Row.  Joined by 8 members from Leicester RC.

30th August to 3rd September

BR 25th Anniversary Tour.  Bablock Hythe to Mapledurham on the Thames.  Members sculled in the donated recreational coxed quads by Charles Stanley.

National recreational rowing website www.recrowing.org.uk