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OTRC Quiz Night - Saturday 12th November 2016 - 19:00-23:00

OTRC Quiz Night 2016 
Saturday 12th November 
7pm -11pm 
Oundle Primary School Cotterstock Road PE8 5HA 
Tickets £12 each (Juniors £10) 
2 course meal provided 
Cash bar with NVB beer 
Invite Family & Friends along Tables/Crews of 8 or we can make up a crew for you 

OTRC AGM - 18th November 2016 - 19:30

All OTRC members are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Club to be held at the Ship Inn, West Street, Oundle at 19:30 on 18th November 2016.  All members, including juniors and their adult representatives are very welcome.


The agenda will be:

  1. Attendance/Apologies
  2. Minutes from previous AGM
  3. Mattes Arising from minutes of previous AGM
  4. Officers' Reports
    • Chairman
    • Treasurer
    • Club Captains (1 report)
  5. Election of Officers
  6. Clubhouse Project Update
  7. AOB (items in this category must be submitted to the Secretary before the meeting starts)

Copies of the minutes from the previous AGM will not be freely available at the meeting.  They are published here.  (downloads a pdf to your default downloads directory) Please print and take your own copy to the meeting, if needed.


Please pay particular attention to Agenda Item 5, where new committee members will be elected.  All committee posts are open for nominations.  The following posts make up the OTRC Committee (current incumbent in brackets):

  • Chairman (Alan McMurdo)
  • Treasurer (Janet McMurdo)
  • Club Captain(s) (Simon Murray - Ladies, Anita Dunn - Juniors, Becky Smith - Men) 
  • Club Secretary (Jennie Stratton)
  • Membership Secretary (Martine Chandler)
  • Publicity Officer (Angela Hook) 
  • Site Manager (Philip Chandler)
  • Equipment and Boathouse Manager (Hugh McCormack)
  • Social Officer (Rhona Murray)
  • Fundraising Officer  (Anita Dunn)                   
  • Safety Officer (Dick Meads)
  • Welfare Officer (Peter Cook)
  • Recreational Rowing Co-ordinator (George Smid)
  • Junior Representative (Daisy Attley)

If you would like to be considered for a post, please send your name, along with the name of your nominee and seconder, to the current club secretary, Jennie Stratton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by 20:00 on 17th November.  Voting will take place at the AGM.

Up Next

12th November 2016 - OTRC Quiz Night - 19:00 - 23:00
18th November 2016 - Club AGM - Ship Inn, Oundle - 19:30
20th November 2016 - Star Club Regatta - Bedford (2000m) - whole club participation
21st January 2017 - Provisional date - Northampton Head - (1800m) - whole club participation

100 Club - A great fundraising initiative - with cash prizes!!

New equipment is always needed at OTRC as we expand, and now everyone can help towards achieving this in a fun way as part of the OTRC 100 club.  

The new season has started for the OTRC. 100 club and we have 3 winners for September:
1st prize, £10 no. 25
2nd prize, £6 no. 27
3rd prize, £4 no. 22
Easy to join this year either when renewing annual or monthly membership or contact Rhona for more info.


Race Fees
Fees are no longer payable online, and are to be paid in advance of all races direct to Keely, please.


Twitter and Facebook for NDRA

Follow NDRA now on their Twitter @NDRAandOTRC and Facebook NDRA OTRC accounts.

River Level at Lilford Lock

The DfE site changes are now available from the link in the right hand column and also here.

About OTRC

Oundle Town Rowing Club is a fully inclusive Community Sports Club and welcomes members of all abilities and ages. We have a strong competitive group of adults and juniors who take part regularly in Regattas and Head Races. We also have a large group of recreational rowers and a growing number of disabled and visually impaired rowers.

The club is Club Mark accredited and affiliated to British Rowing

We have 12 British Rowing qualified coaches providing free coaching to all members.

The club has a boathouse on the River Nene on the Barnwell Estate south of Oundle with in excess of 25 boats ranging from singles, through double/pairs, quad/fours to an eight. There are 2 launches that provide coaching and safety cover on the three and half kilometres of river between Barnwell Mill and Lilford lock.

We have close links with Oundle's Prince William School..

The club provides a rowing and fitness programme for adults and juniors year round with indoor winter training at Prince William School.

Meetings Information


  • Tuesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm Adult rowing on the water. 
  • Thursday 6.30pm - 8.30pm - Adult rowing on the water. 
  • Saturday 8.00am - 4pm - Juniors and Adults on the water in multiple sessions. Competition training.
  • Sunday 9.00am - 10:30am and 10:30am to 12pm Junior and recreational Rowing on the water


  • Tuesday 7pm - 8pm Adults Ergo session indoor at PWS 
  • Thursday 7pm - 8pm Club circuit training session indoor at PWS 
  • Saturday 8.00am - 2pm - Juniors and Adults on the water in multiple sessions. Competition training.
  • Sunday 9:00am to 10:30am and 10.30am to 12pm Junior and recreational Rowing on the water

Please note Summer and Winter are very subjective and as such it is suggested contact is made with the club prior to attendance to ensure which session is occurring. 




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