Great Tyne Row 2022 - times and results are out
GTR day dawned cloudless, with a gentle westerly wind (got up a bit later) and warm, but not too warm. More reportage soon, but for the time being make do with the times and results downloadable on our Documents page. Fastest overall boat in a record breaking time of 1 hr 28 minutes was a mixed stable quad Tyne Romans from Tyne ARC. The "Enjoying the View" award went to Hadrian's Nemesis from Kinghorn CRC in Fife, rowing a St Ayles fixed seat skiff (pictured at the start).
Great Tyne Row 2022 - start order and times
This year we start bang on high tide (though a very modest one) at 12 noon with 'wave' no 1 of four boats. Three further 'waves' follow, at 12:15, 12:30 and 12:45. There are 19 starters in all. The start order with a list of boats and their start times is here. Times for boats passing the 5km marks (including the central Quayside at 10km) are in a document here. It shows the likely times of the first and last boat passing each point, based on past performances. We expect fi
Great Tyne Row - help our good cause in 2022
This year the Great Tyne Row MMXXII is supporting the charity Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums Development Trust who bring museum learning to life for children in the more marginalised areas of the Northeast. The Great Tyne Row is supporting this great cause by adopting a Roman theme for this year’s event, making it one of the many organisations in the region celebrating the 1900-year anniversary of Hadrian’s Wall, and by asking the crews taking part and its supporters to d
The 2022 GTR is ready to rumble
Entries have now closed for the 2022 Great Tyne Row and 20 crews will be battling their way from Newburn to Tynemouth on 21 August. Those rowing will be receiving the race order with start times shortly (probably from 11.30am onwards). Those who just want to come and watch then look out for a future new blog with exact times at various vantage points.