Where Rowing Adventures Begin


We are an eclective group of people out to enjoy ourselves safely but with lots of challenges available.

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Regular, adhoc and competitive events mean we are very active every week of the year.

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Hat of Fairness

We are a fully inclusive club and are unique in operating the 'hat of fairness' for crew selection.

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Celtic 2019 – Review

What a fantastic Celtic we had this year. Both crews performed amazingly and improved on their times by a massive amount over previous years. The delayed start enabled all SARC crew to do what we do best, enjoy where we are no matter what the circumstances. SARC were well represented around the pubs in Arklow […]

Great River Race Crews

The draws for the Great River Race have now been made and are as follows: Red Roy Dixon Gareth Hotchkiss Dave Bould Martin Berry Passenger – Jnr Hotchkiss Ginger Simon Furnival Bruce Orme Rob Davis Stuart Richards Jonathon Gould Passenger – James Orme Revi Stephen Harpin Tim Downes Dave Ward Dave Kletzien Ian Mottershaw Passenger […]

Montford Challenge Success

Shropshire Adventure Rowing has just held their 4th annual time trial event and it has proven to be their most successful yet. Adopting a slightly changed route, the trial consists of an 8 mile up river row followed by a 5 mile down river sprint finish. The day was brilliantly organised by Justin and Geoff […]

Interim Safety Procedures

Interim Safety Rules 17/3/19, subject to ratification It is a condition of club membership that you are in possession of your own life-jacket. This is your own Personal Protection Equipment. It should be labelled with your name and you are responsible for its care and maintenance. Recommended life-jacket is “pull cord to inflate rowing life-jacket”. […]

Kelda Fundraising

We have all just witnessed something quite extraordinary.Kelda has redefined the boundaries of bravery, commitment, resilience, strength and passion – and selflessly only wishes the benefits to be enjoyed by Climbing Out and the numerous young lives which the charity so benefits. We were the ‘lucky’ fellas that first went to sea with Kelda in […]

XMAS Row – A real club get toge...

We had an absolutely tremendous outing as a club for our Christmas row on the 8th December. A few words from the man at the top “I am sure you will all want to join me in thanks to Dave Ward for organizing yetanother great Christmas Row. This was the first time we have ever […]

GRR Double Winners

Congratulations to everyone involved in a magnificent Great River Race. Major thanks as usual to Paul King who had all of the hassle for none of the fun, major thanks to the Bosuns and their boat preparing and towing team. Thanks to the Hat of Fairness for selecting four strong and balanced teams. Out of […]

The Pirates are here

SARC entered a crew for the Porthmadog weekend of racing with the Saturday being a one-off Pirates race where we started from a beach with our ‘Pilot’ passenger running into the boat before casting. Racing to another beach we had to collect a beer keg (empty unfortunately) and then race back. SARC were second losing […]

Guidance Notes for GRR 2018

For all of you participating in this years Great River Race please take some time to read the guidance notes below: Guidance Notes – Short Guidance Notes – Full

Row4acure Raise over £60,000

The Row4acure team successfully rowed the Irish Sea last week taking a little over 20 hours. Not bad for a team of people who only decided to start rowing in March of this year. They have managed to raise a massive £60,000 towards Prostate Cancer research and we should all be raising a glass (or […]