Learn to Row

We offer a range of adult and junior learn to row courses each year, these include adult day and evening courses. Taster sessions are also available free of charge.

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2019 Sculling Camps

We will be hosting two Masters Sculling camps in 2019. The course emphasis will be on improving single sculling skills, confidence and racing technique.

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2019 New Year's Head

The Tyne United New Year's Head racing 4.5km upstream from Scotswood to N.ewburn on Saturday 19th Janaury 2019. A great start to the 2019 head racing season.

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Tyne United Rowing Club is one of the leading clubs in the North East.  We row on one of the best tidal rivers in the country.  From our base on the Gateshead side of the river Tyne we offer great camaraderie, professional coaching, fantastic facilities plus an opportunity to take your rowing to the next level.  Alternatively you can gently paddle, taking in the wildlife and a great view.    

If you would like to join us our Learn to Row courses cater for juniors and adults and we actively welcome new members who have relocated to North East or those who have simply decided to rekindle their love of rowing.

Tyne United Rowing Club Small Boats Head

Saturday 19th October 2019

Scotswood to Newburn (4500m)

Good conditions greeted the rowers in the morning division, where there was some good racing by the men's crews.

The afternoon saw the women's squad take to the water to race, in wet weather. An excellent row in the senior women tier 2 quad race saw Jill, Foxy, Sarah and Claire finish second. The masters ladies E quad of Judy, Anna, Sian and Lynn worked hard and gained Some valuable experience. The masters D mixed quad of Duncan, Andy, Rachel and Sophie won their category.

Well done to all who raced.

A cold sunny day, greeted the turc crews at Berwick. After some discussion about the best line and how the bridge looked pretty solid they headed on to the water, for the paddle up to the start. Some really good rowing by the three crews that entered saw the masters men’s quad of David L, David T, Jono and Aidan come second in the masters e race. Duncan won the masters G single scull. Rachel and Sophie won the masters women’s c-e double race. Well done to all that competed!

The LDS saw entries from Duncan and Allen in their singles. After some tricky marshalling both made it safely down the course and were happy with their rows. The SBH saw Rachel and Sophie race the masters women’s double sculls C-E category. They had a solid row and were pleased with their performance, but sadly no win for them today. Allen again rowed his single. Well done to all who rowed.

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