Further Safety Guidance
Additional guidance on safety-related topics
Cold Water and Hypothermia Guidance
This free online module from RowHow will help you avoid becoming a casualty.
Boat Safety Checks
This video shows how to do a rigorous check of a boat. Do this before every outing.
Dealing with Lightning
Developing an action plan for risk from lightning.
Safety Basics Risk Assessment – Online Module
This free online module from RowHow will help you assess the risks of any rowing environment.
This information is only to be used for guidance and not to be treated as a definitive statement of the law as it currently stands. It was published in good faith and every effort has been made to ensure accuracy; however, British Rowing cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions.
Consult the relevant publications and websites.
Guidance for the transportation of oar-propelled racing boats.
DVLA Towing Trailers Information – Licence Requirements and Limitations for Drivers
New rules for towing a trailer with a car came into place on 16 December 2021. Information on Licence requirements and Limitations for Drivers can be found here.
DVLA Minibus Information
A leaflet on the legal requirements.
Other Towing Resources
Training Camp Checklist
Checklist for any training camps involving children can be found in Safeguarding Handbook 3.
Overseas Training Camps
Guidance on attending training camps abroad.
Basic Life Support
This poster covers basic life support and the recovery position. The techniques it describes have been endorsed by the Royal Life Saving Society UK.
Keeping a Good Lookout Poster – Eights
Keeping a Good Lookout Poster – Fours
Keeping a Good Lookout Poster – Single Scullers
The complete RowSafe Report
The entire report is here: Row Safe: A Guide to Good Practice in Rowing.