Welcome to St. Cuthbert’s Society Boat Club’s (SCSBC) website. SCSBC is the rowing club of St Cuthbert’s Society at the University of Durham founded in 1893. The club provides its members with the opportunity to row at any level, from complete novice and social rowing to competitive rowing.  Located on the racecourse stretch of the…Continue Reading

Senior Women’s Annual Report 2013/14

Written by Senior Women’s Captain Lucy Iball The Senior Women’s Squad have had a very successful regatta season – the first regatta was BUCS Regatta. Tabitha Serle, Claire Adams and Kiera Rosenwold represented the University in the Women’s Senate Boat in WInt8+ – they came an impressive 17th out of 29 universities entered. Our Women’s Captain, Lucy…Read More


While the racing gets underway down at the Wear, SCSBC are happy to be able to announce the final details for: The SCSBC Annual Dinner 2014 www.facebook.com/events/225169687692372/ All member, alumni and friends are warmly invited to attend.   To be held: 8PM on Saturday 7th June At: Durham Town Hall Ticket price including wine: £55…Read More

RIP Peter Brett – A real SCSBC champion

Here at SCSBC we pride ourselves on our inclusive and friendly atmosphere, and it is with sadness that we learnt of the recent passing of one of our alumni, Peter Brett – the finest oarsman of his generation at Cuths and at Durham University. The following beautiful tribute was written by another of our alumni,…Read More

WeHORR 2014

The senior women’s 1st VIII travelled down to London yesterday to compete in the most anticipated women’s head race of the year – Women’s Eights Head of the River Race.   The crew of Fiona Hardyman, Claire Adams, Charlie Denney, Jas Tredget, Kiera Rosenwold, Jessica Wood, Lucy Iball, Tabitha Serle & Mike Foulkes had an excellent…Read More

Senate Cup – Race Report

On Wednesday 11th December, the senior squads competed in the Senate Cup, a Durham-only race over 1.8k on the River Wear. Both squads entered a number of crews and had many successes!   Men’s Squad The men’s senior IV of Will Moreland, Seb Dooley, J-L Wilkinson, Ivor Green and Fiona Hardyman came 2nd of 18 crews.…Read More

Rutherford Head – Race Report

Men’s Squad The senior squad have just returned from a successful weekend at Rutherford Head in Newcastle – the first VIII race of the year! First to race in the morning division was the men’s IM3 8+ (Will Moreland, Seb Dooley, J-L Wilkinson, Ivor Green, Allie Macfarlane, Tim Seeger, Hugh Crawshaw, Ed Williams & Emily…Read More

North East Indoor Rowing Championships

A massive well done to everyone who raced at NEIRC on Wednesday! The results are now up at dubc.co.uk. First up was J-L Wilkinson in the openweight men – he won college openweights with a time of 6.26, also beating a number of DUBC rowers and came 9th out of 29 rowers when including all of…Read More

York SBH – Race Report

Men’s Squad Sunday 17th November and York SBH proved the biggest challenge so far for SCSBC men’s squad, with much larger pool of competitors at York Small Boats Head. However, they stepped up with the IM2 4+ winning their category, and the IM3 4+ coming second in theirs. Yet again these two fours were the fastest and…Read More

Tees SBH – Race Report

Men’s Squad:  This weekend was another successful one for the SCSBC men’s squad at Tees Small Boats Head. Firstly the novice crew making a debut for the season, and finishing as the fastest Durham college novice mens crew. This boat was made up of Fiona Hardyman, Ross Williams, Robert Sinclair, Daniel Rowbottom and Adam Wilson.…Read More

Tyne United SBH – Race Report

Men’s Squad: Strong start of the head season from SCSBC men’s squad on Saturday with two fours racing at Tyne United Small Boats Head. One crew made up of Fiona Hardyman, Will Moreland, Seb Dooley, J-L Wilkinson and Ivor Green. The other, Adam Wilson, Alasdair Macfarlane, Tim Seeger, Hugh Crawshaw and Javan Cook. Both fours…Read More