The Club year shall commence on the 1st July,
and end on the 31st June each year.
The annual subscriptions shall be reviewed each
year in June at the Annual General Meeting.
Classification of members will be as follows;
a) Senior Members (over 18yrs, including masters/veterans of over 27yrs.)
b) Junior Members (under 18yrs of age.)
c) Associate Members (non rowing members - ie allowed in boats only as
Any member being in arrears for more than one
month, shall be debarred from using the Club’s property, and cannot compete
No member will be allowed to row in any race,
regatta or scratch race, unless his/her subscription and seat money
(entrance fee) are paid.
The Club Captain, and in his absence the
Vice-Captain, shall be responsible for allotting boats, and keeping them in
a state of repair and cleanliness. All Club members shall assist with boat
maintenance as required by the Club Captain.
All damage to Club property shall be reported to
the Club Captain as soon as possible.
It shall be at the discretion of the Captain, or
in his absence the Vice-Captain or Secretary, to refuse the use of boats, if
he or they disapprove of their proposed destination.
Any active member shall be allowed to keep a
private boat on the Club’s premises, provided in the Committee’s opinion
there is room for same. However the Club will not be held responsible for
any loss or damage by fire or otherwise.
All single, double sculls and pairs, shall be
carried to and from the water by two members (care being exercised so that
damage will not be caused to the canvas by clumsy handling). Four oared
boats shall be carried to and from the water by four members (care being
exercised to prevent the bow and rudder coming In contact with the floor or
walls of the shed), the coxswain is to guide the passage of the boat.
Rowers shall keep to their left (or coxswain’s
right) when proceeding up or down the river.
Four oared boats shall not be rowed without a
In entering or leaving boats, the feet shall be
placed on the centre beam, and not on the floor of the boat.
All gates on riggers shall be closed when boats
are being taken to and from the water.
Immediately after use, all sculls, boats and
oars shall be thoroughly washed and wiped outside the shed, and then
replaced in their respective racks within the shed.
All bungs and inspection plates shall be removed
Immediately after use, to allow drainage and prevent ‘dry rot’.
In four oared boats, the stroke shall be deemed
to be in charge, and he/she shall see that due care is taken of the boat at
the ramp. On return to the ramp, if bow side is nearest the ramp, the bow
side rowers shall hold their riggers firm to enable stroke side rowers to
remove their oars. If stroke side is nearest the ramp, the reverse will
It shall be the duty of all members leaving the
ramp to see that the immediate course is clear, in order to avoid a
In rowing, members shall keep a sharp look-out
for obstacles, as damage caused through collision other than with submerged
obstacles, shall be regarded as caused through wilful or gross negligence of
It is the duty of all Club members (junior and
senior) to practice tidiness in the shed, and to assist in the cleaning of
the shed on occasions.
Boats shall not be kept out later than dusk,
without proper safety lighting attached to the bow.
Junior rowers shall not be in the boatshed or on
the water, without a senior or teacher in attendance. Exceptions to this
rule will be at the Club Captains discretion.