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SCC 2017 Entries - five hours before entries close. (5pm 13/8/17.)

As of 12 midday today - with 5 hours before entries officially close we have received entries from -
All CARA Clubs except Eastbourne and Hastings - so that's Bexhill, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Shoreham, and Worthing. . I dont think Hastings are active. Surprisingly I dont not have any Junior entries from - Bexhill, Dover or Folkestone.
So far we have received entries from the following H&D Clubs - Southsea, Coalporters, Newport, Ryde and Southampton. I do not have entries from - BTC, Christchurch, Itchen, Lymington (received an E Mail no forms attached), Poole, Shanklin, Bournemouth and Dolphin.

For WEARA we have received entries from Bidefords Blues and Reds, Castledore, Dartmouh, Dart Totnes, Exeter, Paignton and Torquay.  I have not received entries from - Exmouth, Greenbank Falmouth, Kingsley School, Mayflower Offshore, Plymouth, Teign Scullers, Tiverton or Wimbleball.




Reminder. The entries for the Regatta must be received by 5.00pm on Sunday, 13th August, 2017

The entries for the Regatta must be received by 5.00pm on Sunday, 13th August, 2017 - please remember there are no late entries at a South Coast Championship Regatta - in the open or the Junior Events - if you have not entered by Sunday, 13th August, 2017 you will not be able to race.

The completed entry forms and entry fees (cheques made payable to the Hants & Dorset ARA) should be sent to SUE SOTHCOTT, ENTRIES SECRETARY, 2017 SOUTH COAST ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 41 Blandford Road, Hamworthy, Poole BH15 4AT. (Telephone - Home: 01202 645647; Mobile: 07709 253160) - or sent be E Mail to –

Entries are £4 per seat and can be paid by bank transfer to Sort Code 30-99-87 A/C No. 00150609. Please put Club name in reference field.

Also please ensure that all your crews meet the entry conditions - which will scrutinised by the organising committee and South Coast Council. we would hate to have to disqualify someone before they have even raced! The major change to these from previous championships is the qualification for Novices has been relaxed - Novices now only need to have  competed in at least one Championship Regatta within their Association in the current season of the South Coast Championship Regatta - rather than the three that applies to other statuses - or have been a registered Association member for 12 months for the Club that they are representing.

We have tried to put all of the information relating to the Regatta on one page on the event web site - for ease of reference - from where it can all be downloaded - to find this go to the Hants & Dorset ARA Web site - at – or via the quick link and click on the "SCC Regatta" Tab on the left hand side and then on "Regatta Information" 

On the Regatta Information page you will find down load links to - the 2017 SCC Entry pack, including the Regatta Invitation letter, the entry forms, the entry amendment form and the entry conditions; safety information - including the the Risk Assessment, Emergency plan, circulation plan, safety plan and Heel Restraint guidance; a full set of Rules of the South Coast Council; a map/diagram showing the location of the facilities at Dorney Lake; the Race Circulation plan and additional information on car parking and how to get to Dorney Lake, club pitches and training at Dorney Lake prior to the Regatta.

2017 South Coast Championship Organising Committee.


Reminder. MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION COUNCIL. Saturday, 12th August, 2017, after BOURNEMOUTH Regatta.

Can I remind you all that a meeting of the Hants & Dorset ARA Council will take place after Bournemouth Regatta on Saturday - see below - please also note the alternative arrangements in the event of Bournemouth Regatta being cancelled before Saturday.


Saturday, 12th August, 2017, after BOURNEMOUTH Regatta.

There will be a meeting of the Association Council on Saturday, 12th August, 2017 - after the completion of Bournemouth Regatta* with reference to the Associations Constitution - Rules (7) and (12). The meeting will be held immediately before or after the prize giving - probably somewhere near Regatta Control - location and time will be confirmed by an announcement over the PA system.

Voting rights at the council meeting are the Associations Executive Officers, the Associations Life Vice Presidents plus one delegates from each affiliated Club and one delegate from each affiliated Event(H&D Constitution Rules number (7/7.1). Officers and delegates must be in attendance to vote and the vote will be by card - which will be issued at or before the meeting

Alternative arrangements in the event that the Bournemouth Regatta is cancelled or abandoned -

1) If the Bournemouth Regatta is abandoned after the start of the Regatta the Council meeting will take place at the Regatta site, somewhere near Regatta Control, as soon as practical - the time will be announced over the PA System at the Regatta.

2) If  the Regatta is cancelled the day before the Regatta due to the forecast, or on the morning of the Regatta, but more than an hour before the scheduled start, the meeting will take place at Itchen Imperial Rowing Club at 11.30am on Saturday, 12th August.




1) To confirm the Associations Champions in each status and to make arrangements for a "row-off" if applicable.

2) To considor if the Association will enter 3rd crews in Championship events if SCC Rule 25 (B) invoked (see below).

3) To agree the Associations representative Crews for the South Coast Championship Regatta to be held at Dorney Lake, Eton, on Saturday, 2nd September, 2017 and to make arrangements for any "row-offs" that may be required.

4) Any Other Business - submitted in accordance with Association Rules.

Stephen C. Bull, Association Secretary.



Updated Hants & Dorset ARA Championship Table

With just one H&D ARA Championship Regatta to go - Bournemouth on the 12th August a 4th draft of the 2017 Championship Table - after POOLE Regatta - can now be downloaded in pdf format from the H&D ARA Web site at -  Go to the RESULTS TAB and scroll down to "2017 Season". The results spreadsheet in Excell format can also be downloaded.

Note: No formal results from Southsea to date. Records based on Race Officials reports. Missing information/queries shown in bold and italics in notes.

Please E Mail - stephene Bull, Association Secretary - - if you spot any errors or can clarify queries/missing information. There will be some!


Cancelled Lymington/Milford-on-Sea Regatta.

Please note that following the unfortunate 2nd cancellation of Lymington/Milford on Sea Regatta - the event will NOT be re-scheduled.