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Carrow Cup Rowing Festival 2023
Saturday 9th December 2023

This event is for small boats and is not run under British Rowing rules

One of the oldest events in the country, also with Traditional Boats
The historic Carrow Cup is awarded to the fastest Coxed Four in any category

2023 Results
Entry Form

River Yare, Norwich. Organised & Hosted by Norwich Rowing Club

Entries close at midnight on Saturday 3rd December (Wednesday 29th Nov for NRC members)

The results will download

as an excel file

Division 1 - Short Course: 9:30am Start

Short course: Carrow Railway Bridge to Broadland BC

Open, Women's and Junior, novice or less experienced cox's

All boat types for less experienced crews

Division 1 -  Long Course: 9:45am Start

Long course: Pulls Ferry to Broadland BC

Open & Mixed coxed fours; Women's quads (coxed and coxless); Open & Mixed double sculls

Division 2 -  Long Course: 11:30am Start
for Traditional Craft, under handicap times

Long course: Pulls Ferry to Broadland BC

Traditional boats (only boats with fixed seats and no outriggers are eligible for prizes)

Division 3 - Long Course: 1:30pm Start

Long Course: Pulls Ferry to Broadland BC

Women's coxed fours; Open & Mixed quads (coxed and coxless); Women's doubles

  • £tbc per seat (excl coxes). Late payments will incur a fee of £10 per boat. Payment details on entry form

  • A prize will be awarded to a winning crew for an event with at least 3 competing entries.

  • The committee reserves the right to move competitors up a category if entries in one are insufficient.

  • There will be an award for the most festive crew and boat

  • HEALTH and SAFETY: Please ensure your fancy dress is safe to row in (could swim if you capsized) and boat adornments are securely fastened. NRC scrooges will ask you to remove any unsafe items. No fleecy onesies!.

  • For all entries (on form provided) and enquiries, please contact Katherine Trehane (event secretary)

       Telephone: 07969.026.007      Email:

Regatta Documents

Race Day Information

  • Event Poster

  • The Draw will be posted here once completed

  • Boating Times will be available here

  • Maps for Site access, trailer parking and carparking can be found here

  • Course maps (to download)

  • Competitor Information & Boating Areas

  • Results will be posted here upon completion of the event (this will download an excel file)

Event Documents​

  • Risk Assessment Plan

  • Event Safety Plan

  • Emergency Response Plan

  • Safeguarding Document

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