The official website




Safety Resources & Information

John Snow College Boat Club considers the safety of its members and all river users paramount. This page contains links to a number of resources which should be regularly referred to regularly by all members.

Safety PowerPoint

An introduction to safety for all members


BR RowSafe - Link

RowSafe provides comprehensive safety information for the sport as provided by British Rowing

DURB Regulations for Rowing - Link

The Regulations for Rowing laid down by the Durham University Rowing Board, the body responsible for monitoring and regulating rowing at Durham University.

Key contacts

The JSBC Safety Officer is the primary point of contact for all members of the Club with any questions or concerns related to safety. The Safety Officer will be able to provide further information of signpost members to the Durham College Rowing (DCR) Water Safety Officer, or representatives from Team Durham or British Rowing as appropriate. 

The River Tees

This video shows the River Tees from Teal Corner down to the River Tees Watersports Centre.


River Tees

Click here to view an interactive map of the River Tees which shows the full layout of the river including landmarks and potential hazards.

River Wear

Click the image below to view a larger version of the map of the River Wear in Durham.