This event has been cancelled due to low number of entries. The local clubs may still
be organising a small scale Bridges Row (fine boats and experienced rowers only)
at 9.00am. Contact Colin Percy at email@example.com if interested.
Tyne 200 - 1 August 2021 - Newburn - Event Information (as on poster)
Organisers and location
The event is organised by the Northern Rowing Council in conjunction with Tyne Amateur
Rowing Club, Gateshead Community Rowing Club, and Tyne United Rowing Club. Boating
will be from Tyne ARC and Tyne United RC at Newburn. Catering will be provided. Invaluable
support is given by Port of Tyne, Newcastle City Council and many others. Those doing
the work are almost all volunteers.
This is the programme. If you have a particular challenge race over 1000m in stable
or fine boats you would like to have organised for you, just contact us. This would
be run in in the afternoon.
09.00 20k (total) row from Newburn to the Bridges (city centre) and back, aimed
at stable/fine quads/fours and St Ayles Skiffs; but other boat types if spaces, overall
limit of 20. Boating would be from 9.00am onwards and setting off about 9.30am.
11.30 Early return of two St Ayles Skiffs to Newburn for anyone to have-a-go in
a fixed seat ‘traditional’ rowing boat (based at Tyne ARC).
12.30 Stable Class C quads - mini round robin competition (same general conditions
as Sunday League) for club crews of four plus cox (based at TURC) - boats provided,
13.30 St Ayles Skiffs - mini round robin competition (same general similar to Sunday
League) for club crews of four plus cox (based at TARC) - boats provided or bring
14.30 Fine boat event, based on Tyne Regatta 2018 arrangements:
• Two divisions, one for fours/quads and one for doubles/singles.
• In each there would be a time trial on the straight over 1000m.
• Then a series of mini 3 lane finals for all entered boats, based purely on the
trial times, regardless of boat type, age etc.
• Prize in each mini-final and prize for overall fastest in each boat type in trials.
This event is not affiliated to British Rowing and entries will not be on BROE, but
procedures will be agreed with the Northern Rowing Council and external bodies as
required and fully insured. Current Covid restrictions will apply - refer to our
web page after 19 July 21. Rowers need not be British Rowing members but must belong
to a recognised club with insurance. £5 pp excl coxes for Bridges row and time trial
/ races. £10 per crew for round robins. There are no separate categories for gender
and age and crews can be mixed or not to keep it simple.
If you cannot use this form for any reason please contact us as below by email. Enquiries
about hiring boats or forming mixed club crews in home boats welcome, but no promises.
You do not need to pay until the event is confirmed after entries close. We will
let you know when. We ask for entries by 6.00pm on Saturday 24 July 21 (earlier if
possible) so we can judge if the event (each part and as a whole) is viable, but
if confirmed on we can take late entries up to 12 noon on Thursday 29 July 21 if
The contact for the Northern Rowing Council as organiser of this event is Colin Percy
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please get in touch with any questions you may have.