Durham University Boat Club's High Performance programme is recognised and supported by the GB Rowing Team and funded through the National Lottery.

DUBC has a track record of coaching rowers to challenge for a place in the GB Rowing national squads and is committed to rowing's World Class Performance Strategy.

For more information about this please contact o.w.hall-craggs@durham.ac.uk or visit the British Rowing website.

DUBC is committed to UKAD's 100% me for clean sport.

Our Sponsors

Fresh Student Living

DUBC is proudly sponsored by Fresh Student Living, who provide premium accommodation in Durham city at Chapel Heights Durham. Find out more about the services and facilities they have to offer here.


Embleton Hall

We are also very thankful to our sponsors Embleton Hall, a family-run dairy based in County Durham, who keep the boat club well-supplied with milk which plays a crucial role in the athletes' recovery. For more information on their products and services do not hesitate to see what they have to offer.

The Development Squad


Never tried rowing before but interested in giving it a go? You have come to the right place.
DUBC has an excellent track record of taking on athletes who have never touched an oar before and taking them right to the top. Read More