STAGING Masters - British Rowing


‘Masters’ is an age category. Rowers become Masters in the year of their 27th birthday


Masters rowers (known as Veterans in Great Britain until 2010) are a significant part of the rowing community and Masters racing, using an age-related handicapping system, is often highly competitive.

British Rowing’s Masters Committee is responsible for pursuing all aspects of the sport that concern Masters rowing, such as increasing participation and developing opportunities for competition.

Internationally, Masters rowers have an annual championships called the World Rowing Masters Regatta.

The British Rowing Masters Championships takes place annually in June and the Vesta International Masters Head (March), the Henley Masters Regatta (July), and the Veteran Fours Head (November) are also hotly contested events.

Details of the Masters handicapping system can be found in the Rules of Racing.

For more information on Masters events, please contact Brian Chapman, Chairman of British Rowing Masters Rowing Committee on:

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