The Rules of Boating

This document only covers boating from the London Regatta Centre. Curlew Rowing Club has access to the Thames from the Trafalgar Rowing Centre. However this is only permitted with the prior consent of the Club Captain and if the individual(s) can demonstrate that they are fully conversant with the boating rules that apply to the Thames.


In order to boat with Curlew RC you must be

  • in good health or have informed the club of any existing medical conditions that might be aggravated by rowing
  • able to swim 100m in light clothing
  • able to tread water for 2 minutes
  • able to swim underwater for 5m

 Weather Conditions

Boating is subject to the following restrictions.

Light                                  Sunrise to sunset

Wind                                 17mph

Visibility                           500m minimum

Water conditions          no white horses


Signing out and in

Before boating, all crews must be signed out at the LRC reception desk.

All crews must sign back in on their return

Docks open at 7am.