WEARA Championships 2017
Sign Up for the 2017 WEARA Championships
This year's application form and information sheet is opposite - click to download.
Rowing was a very popular sport in the second half of the 19th Century – with much more spectator interest than today with professional oarsmen racing for very large sums of money becoming the heroes of the day. When one Newcastle oarsman died, over 130,000 people turned out for his funeral! In the West of England rowing was also a popular sport and many of the clubs now affiliated to the West or England A.R.A.had been formed long before the association itself. Read more about the WEARA history below.