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“Benchmark” naming ceremony

By | September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

On Thursday, Taunton Rowing Club named their newest boat ‘BENCHMARK’ in recognition of the generous support of the Taunton charity of the same name. Benchmark is the fund of Somerset Magistrates, working in close collaboration with [...]

So the Olympics are over

By | August 24th, 2016|Competitions|

Wow! What an amazing display of rowing and what wonderful results. Some of the medals were predicted, but for me Katherine Grainger at 40 and the Women's Eight were the most awesome. So did it [...]

Annual General Meeting

By | August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

AGM date Officers required 2016 (002) Hi Everyone A date for your diary. Our AGM is coming up on 21st September. The Committee wishes to give you plenty of notice if you are interested in becoming an [...]


By | July 13th, 2016|Competitions|

Taunton Rowing Club enjoyed a wonderful day of competition at Exeter Regatta on Saturday July 9th. Over 150 crews from nine rowing clubs took part in some 200 races along a 450 metre sprint course [...]

Rio here we come!

By | June 29th, 2016|Competitions|

It is hard to believe that there are only 38 days to go to the Rio Olympics and of course our members will have their minds focussed on the rowing. For more information go to [...]

Here’s how Grant Craies taught a crew a longer rowing stroke.

By | June 9th, 2016|Technique|

Question – how to teach the crew the technique to keep a long stroke? Rowing stroke ratio At a stroke rate of 20 each stroke takes around 3 seconds to complete the power phase and the [...]