British Rowing Offshore Championships

The 2024 British Rowing Offshore Championships will take place from 1-2 June in Jersey. Further details will be published here when available.

Offshore or endurance coastal sculling races usually take place over 4km for heats and 6km courses for finals, usually with a beach start and a sea finish.

Got a question?  Email us | See the British Rowing Beach Sprint Championships for short-format coastal sculling races.

Offshore coastal sculling race in quads

1-2 JUNE 2024 | Jersey

Results

Results from previous years

MEDALS

Volunteers

At British Rowing we rely on our amazing volunteers to make our events a success. We are always on the look out for people who want to help out – no rowing experience is required and everyone is welcome.

Registration for 2024 will open in the Spring.

Beach Sprint volunteer

Coastal Sculling 101

Want to know a little more about Coastal Sculling? Read our quick guide below!

What is coastal sculling?

Coastal Sculling is sculling’s wilder cousin. It comes in two main formats: Endurance (Offshore) and Beach Sprints.

Coastal Glossary of Terms

Did you know that in coastal rowing, ‘singles’ are called ‘solos’?

Classifications follow the same lines as river rowing classifications do. ‘C’ stands for Coastal!

Classification Explanation
WC 1x Women’s Coastal Solo
MxC 2x Mixed Coastal Doubles
OC 1x Open Coastal Solo
OCMas 4x+ Open Coastal Masters Coxed Quad Sculls
Classification:
WC 1x
Explanation:
Women’s Coastal Solo
Classification:
MxC 2x
Explanation:
Mixed Coastal Doubles
Classification:
OC 1x
Explanation:
Open Coastal Solo
Classification:
OCMas 4x+
Explanation:
Open Coastal Masters Coxed Quad Sculls

Coastal Sculling Award

The coastal sculling award is aimed at coaches and event organisers from all types of rowing, who wish to learn how to prepare rowers to race in beach sprint and endurance competitions domestically and internationally using the World Rowing and British Rowing rules.

Learning Outcomes:

The award is designed for rowing coaches and event organisers and aims to provide both with the following:

  • Confidence and competence to coach rowing on coastal waters (<1.5km offshore) and on and off swimming beaches
  • Knowledge to run safe offshore/endurance and beach sprint training sessions and empower their rowers to operate safely on coastal waters (<1.5km offshore)
  • The tactical and technical understanding of beach sprint format to prepare and support rowers and boat handlers to race

Find the next course here

Want to give Coastal Sculling a go in your own time? Find out which clubs and organisations give you the chance to come and give Coastal Sculling a go.

Find a venue or club to give Coastal Sculling a try

Close racing at the World Coastals (c) World Rowing / Benedict Tufnell