As everyone is plunged back into lockdown lets shine a light on some of the brilliant ways the squads have been training and staying connected. Junior Squad Lockdown 2 challenge was to run from Lands End to John o'Groats Distance as the crow flies is 970 km Distance by road is 1,426 km We had originally challenged the boys and the girls to complete the distance as the crow flies but as the days ticked by it was clear they were going to smash that target. The total distance co
Dear All Firstly, Happy Christmas to you and all your families. I hope you have as festive a Christmas and that you all stay safe. I also have some [limited] good news. British Rowing have now clarified their guidance for Tier 4 and single sculls and co-habiting crews are permitted on water training. This is subject to the following: Compliance with all normal SBC navigation and safety rules (noting that we are currently on Red Boards so nobody is allowed out anyway); Strict
Dear Everyone, Given this afternoon's announcement by the Government introducing a new Tier 4 for London and the South East and a return to the lockdown conditions of November, I have no alternative but to close the club with effect from 00:01 on Sunday morning. The club will remain closed until Government updates its restrictions. I know some of you had festive plans for tomorrow but these will have to wait. In the meantime, I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Y
Covid-19 Update Sadly, many of you will have seen that Surrey (Runnymede and Spelthorne) and all surrounding areas will be moving into Tier-3 from 00.01 on Saturday morning (19th Dec). In accordance with previous announcements and British Rowing Guidance, this means the following rules will apply to the Club from 00.01 on Saturday until further notice: Other than when retrieving boats and equipment, no mixing of households indoors; Rule of 6 applies outside Use of changing ro
Following on from my announcement earlier this week on the reopening of the Club, there are additional restrictions which, in accordance with British Rowing guidance, need to be put in place. These will come into force with immediate effect.
The Club is currently in a Tier-2 area. This means that only those members who live in a Tier-1 or Tier-2 area are permitted to attend the Club for on-water rowing. Those people living in a Tier-3 area are not permitted to