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Coronavirus update – Loan of Club Ergos

Issued: 25 March 2020 Since the announcement on Friday evening that all activity at PCRC, Thorpe Meadows should cease on a temporary basis with immediate effect, we (the Trustees and Coaches) have had a number of requests from Club members regarding the loan of an ergo from the Club. The Trustees, together with Peter Forrest, […]

Temporary Closure of PCRC Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Issued: 19:30 20 March 2020 Following the Government announcement about COVID-19 on 16 March, the Trustees have continued to discuss and carefully consider what the appropriate action to take is regarding club activities at the present time. The overriding aim was to keep the club functioning for core rowing activity whilst doing so as safely […]

Announcement About Club Use Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Issued: 17 March 2020 Following the Government announcement about COVID-19 on 16 March, the Trustees have met and carefully considered what is the appropriate action to take regarding club activities at the present time. The overriding aim is to keep the club functioning for core rowing activity whilst doing so as safely as possible and […]

John Buchan 1931-2020

An Outstanding Supporter of Rowing in Peterborough and Nationally John Buchan committed much of his life to the sport of rowing as a rower, coach, umpire and administrator. He made a huge impact both at Peterborough City Rowing Club and nationally through his work with the Amateur Rowing Association (now British Rowing). John is greatly […]

British Rowing Indoor championships a success for Peterborough City members

Held at London’s Olympic Velodrome, The British Rowing Indoor championships was a successful event for Peterborough City members. All 6 members that raced finished within the top 10 in their category, and altogether there were 5 medals brought home. Reigning champion Calum Titmus brought home a Gold and silver medal in the Adaptive Men’s 4 […]

Top dogs at Milton Keynes Regatta

Peterborough City Rowing Club members were the top dogs at Milton Keynes Regatta for the third year in a row, winning the Club Challenge Cup (overall highest scoring club) and the Masters Trophy (highest scoring club in masters events). Both Junior and senior crews travelled to compete over the 500 metre course on the beautiful […]

Club success at Cambridge Autumn

Peterborough members competed at Cambridge Autumn regatta over the 550 metre course on the river Cam. The club dominated the event achieving 19 wins and 12 second places. Charlotte Martin and Natalie Bicknell left with a pot in each hand after winning both the Women’s J18 double and coxless quad. In their double they got […]

End of Season Ball

The Peterborough City Annual Ball is just around the corner. We would love you to join us at Orton Hall on 12th October. There will be a dinner, raffle, speeches and disco! It promises to be a brilliant evening. Tickets are £39 – Payment via BACS (please note this is a different account to the rowing […]

Be Safe, Be Seen

With the change of seasons it is time for my annual reminder on safe rowing practices in reduced daylight hours: There is absolutely no rowing on the river in the dark, so make sure that it will still be sufficiently light on your return BEFORE going afloat; if in doubt use the lake instead When […]

Peterborough Summer Regatta 2019 has been cancelled

Peterborough Summer Regatta 2019 has been cancelled on the basis of the current weather forecast The Organising Committee of the Regatta has been monitoring the weather forecast closely and, regrettably, it has decided to cancel the Regatta in the best interests of safety of all competitors, spectators & volunteers. The Organising Committee, in conjunction with […]