After a number of earlier Regattas, St Aidan’s were able to secure their first wins of the season. The Club were able to reach four finals and managed to win in both the men’s Novice 4 and Novice 8 category. … Read More
Welcome to the home page of St. Aidan’s College Boat Club, one of the leading college boat clubs from the University of Durham. My name is Tom, a second year Economics student, Captain of the Boat Club and member of the college 1st VIII.
Rowing is one of Durham’s iconic sports, and fields some of the highest participation with Durham placing consistently highly at BUCS, and with all sixteen colleges sporting high numbers of crews themselves in local and national events. St. Aidan’s has been involved with rowing since the boat club’s inception in 1954, and now owns a boathouse on the picturesque River Wear, next to the Cathedral and Castle.
Rowing with SACBC is an excellent opportunity to join a close-knit community, which is both competitive and social. The club competes and trains at all levels, from those willing to get up in the early and cold Durham winter, to those wishing to be more recreational. The social scene is up there with the best amongst fellow college teams, and rowers are involved in regular socials as well as College Formals and the Club’s own Boat Club Ball.
St. Aidan’s Boat Club encourages anyone interested in joining the club, whether as an experienced or inexperienced rower, to get involved, either by contacting myself or visiting our stand and signing up in the college Fresher’s Fair that takes place during Fresher’s Week. For further information, please look at the ‘Joining’ section of this website.
St. Aidan’s College Boat Club and myself look forward to welcoming you into our community and rowing with you over the next season.
Captain – Tom Patmore – firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer – Mike Scott – email@example.com
Secretary – Samuel Nobbs – firstname.lastname@example.org
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On the 30th May SACBC travelled to Cambois Rowing Club’s Wansbeck Regatta. With a variety of crews racing throughout the day, it was a great event and all involved had a enjoyable day. After a number of regattas, the Club … Read More
On the 2nd May SACBC sent a number of crews to York Spring Regatta. The Club fielded crews from novice 4s to the Challenge Cup event. With unforgiving conditions, the Club performed strongly and are now in a strong place … Read More
Following a successful pre-season, the Men’s squad were able to field three crews at the Chester-le-Street Regatta on the 18th April. The club entered two Novice crews and one Intermediate 3 crew. All of those had an excellent day and … Read More
The Men’s squad were lucky enough to travel down to the Tideway for their first Head of the River as a crew, following multiple cancellations in previous years. Conditions were treacherous, the wind and tide proved difficult to cope with, … Read More