The association is the umbrella organisatiCRA BOATHOUSE COVID-19 WARNING AND BOATHOUSE RULESon for all local affiliated rowing Clubs in the county of Cambridgeshire. It looks after the interests of the local rowing community as well as providing facilities and events for them.
On this site you will find links to websites for the affiliated clubs for the Cambridgeshire Rowing Association, news from local rowing clubs, and infomation and links to details of local rowing events.
On 22 May, the CRA official guidance on using the CRA boathouses changed in line with government and British Rowing advice.. Subject to the conditions below, the CRA boathouses will open again for use on Thursday 28th May, following a preparatory deep-clean. Use of boats must follow your club's own rules on boating. Please read the advice below.
All users please note that you use the boathouses at your own risk, and that your use puts others at risk
It is not possible for the CRA to eliminate the risk of the spread of the Covid-19 virus, but we can minimise the risk if everyone takes responsibility not only for their own safety but for that of other users and their households.It is not possible for the CRA to eliminate the risk of the spread of the Covid-19 virus, but we can minimise the risk if everyone takes responsibility not only for their own safety but for that of other users and their households.User clubs will have agreed different policies for the use of their own equipment. Please comply fully with your own club’s safety rules; the guidance from British Rowing; and government guidance about social distancing and exercise, in addition to the usual Row Safe guidance.
Those using the CRA boathouses must comply with the following rules
ACT AS IF YOU HAVE THE VIRUS
ACT AS IF ANYONE YOU MEET HAS THE VIRUS
NOTE: There may be sanitiser, wipes, and paper towels available in the CRA but there will not be anyone ‘on duty’ to clean or sanitise the building or the equipment or able to check the availability of sanitising materials at all times
If anyone is spotted disregarding these safety rules, the boathouses will be closed again for at least a week to allow for decontamination, in the interests of the safety of all users. ACCESS TO THE CRA BOATHOUSES MAY BE REVOKED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE
CONTACTS IN EVENT OF A PROBLEM OR CONCERN:
Logan’s Way - Conor Burgess: email@example.com
Secretary - Jo Burch: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROWING ON THE CAM - COVID-19 UPDATE, 31 March 2020
Welfare of Swans and other wild life on the River C am
On Tuesday 2 February a meeting was held between representatives of the Cambridgeshire Rowing Association, Cambridge University Combined Rowing Clubs, the River Manager, The Queen's Swan Marker (David Barber) and Natural England to discuss in particular the welfare of swans and their cygnets during the University and Town Bumping Races.
It was a most useful meeting and recommneded measures will be taken to protect swans and their cygnets during bumping races. Guidelines for rowing clubs on the protection of wildlife on the river have been issued.