Success for Norwich (team GB) in Hazewinkel at World Rowing Masters 2015

When searching for headlines for this story many things came to mind: “Geriatric Hat-trick of Wins” or “100 years after the Battle of the Somme, Norwich’s Veteran Squad Return to Belgium to Settle Old Scores” or “Golden Oldies Triumph in Hazewinkel” – the list goes on. However the facts, as opposed to my juvenile “joshing”,.. read more →

17 Sep 2015
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Weekly News September 10

BE A PART OF THE FIRST EVER…. NRC 2015 Celebration and Award Presentation  Saturday 26th September 7 pm at Whitlingham Boathouse – only three weeks to go! Come to the first-ever club awards event for all members, young, old and in-between! Novice or elite! Bring your families. Leave your stilettos behind but bring your pots and.. read more →

10 Sep 2015
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Weekly News September 3rd 2015

Success for Steve at the world championships  Update from France: Steve, sitting at two is racing in the final of the lightweight mens quad tomorrow (Friday September 4) at 1205 UK time. This comes after a heat where the crew didn’t quite qualify for the final getting beaten by crews from Denmark and France, traditionally.. read more →

03 Sep 2015
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Weekly News August 27th 2015

New Boat House host Canoe Event A great event was hosted by the canoe club this weekend gone. As I’m sure you saw from Facebook this was a brilliant christening for Whitlingham Boat House. Here are a few pictures to whet your appetites for NRC events to come! Good Luck Steve at the Worlds Steve.. read more →

27 Aug 2015
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Weekly News 20/08/2015

Whitlingham Boat House Opening A great first session in the new boathouse. I managed to get down a bit later than everyone else and pictures of my visit are attached. It was a great turn out from all club members across rowing and canoeing, I’m sure it will look even better when full of students.. read more →

20 Aug 2015
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Weekly News 13/08/15

Further update on Whitlingham Boathouse – Kitchen Opening Saturday 15th August After last week’s brief update on the excellent progress made by the Whitlingham Boathouse Committee, I’m pleased to confirm that the first floor will be open this weekend and will include the changing rooms, toilets, showers and kitchen.  (The gym will not be open.. read more →

13 Aug 2015
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Weekly News 06/08/2015

Urgent – Taster Sessions this Saturday  Two more taster sessions where we need help from NRC members. This Saturday August 8th 13h00-16h00 and another the following Saturday August 15th 13h00-16h00 Please contact Colwyn ( and Nick if you can help Whitlingham Boat House Update from Max Edited from Max’s words: Gas installed on First.. read more →

06 Aug 2015
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Interview with Steve Parsonage – Selected for GB Senior Squad

After an amazing year where Steve has gone from a Norwich rowing club junior winning the single scull at National Schools in 2014 to winning a silver medal at the World Under 23 Championships, he has achieved selection for the senior Great Britain squad at the forthcoming World Championships in Aiguebelette, France. Steve very kindly.. read more →

06 Aug 2015
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Weekly News 30/7/15

URGENT Help Needed Adult Taster sessions this Saturday Helpers are needed for the tasters 13h00-16h00 this Saturday – only Colwyn and Nick at present and we will need 2-3 more. Please support them and let Colwyn know. St Neots Wins Congratulations to the winners: Toby Craven – novice 1x Matt / Toby C novice.. read more →

St Neot Wins…..

SATURDAY Toby Craven – novice 1x Matt / Toby C novice 2x Ed J18 1x Seb IM2 1x Isaac / Gideon J16 2x Hannah / Hattie WJ162x David Wynne MF1x (racing as Yare Boat Club) SUNDAY Sarah Breakes and Karen Shephard WIM3 2x read more →