River Restrictions


A complete description of when crews are allowed out is defined in the Code of Conduct.

A summary is presented here:

All Crews

The following restrictions have been decreed by the Procters (2.6.15):

No member of a member club may row before 1 hour before sunrise and or after 1 hour after sunset (2.1.1.a-b).

No crews are allowed on the water between 8.30am- 1pm, weekdays of 1st-8th week, inclusive.

The exceptions to this are:

a. The College Boat Clubs of: Green Templeton, Linacre, St Antony's, Wolfson

b. Single Sculls

c. They have sought and obtained permission from the Procters.

Isis specific rules

All Year

No crew may be on the water between 8am and 1pm on Sundays (2.8.1.a)

No crew may be on the water after 7pm on Wednesdays (2.8.1.b)

These are out of courtesy to other river users.

Peak Term

(Defined as from Thursday 0th Week to the final day of the Term's major regatta (Christchurch Regatta, Torpids, or Summer Eights)

Weekdays

Michaelmas and Hilary:

Before 8.00am College Boat Clubs can only have one crew on the water at any one time, except with the written permission of the OURCs Secretary or having been granted an Extra Slot. (2.8.2.a)

Trinity:

Before 8.00am College Boat Clubs can have no more than two 4s or 8s on the water at any one time, except with the written permission of the OURCs Secretary. (2.8.2.a)

Between 5.00pm and 7.00pm, during Peak Term in Trinity, only athletes fulfilling the following conditions may be on the water (2.8.2.d):

  1. Crews entered for the Senior divisions in Eights (as defined by the Rules of Racing)
  2. The top crew of the division below the Senior Divisions in Eights
  3. All college 1st VIIIs
  4. Single Sculls

Sundays

College Boat Clubs can only have two crews on the water at any one time before 8am (2.8.2.b)

College Boat Clubs can only have one crew on the water at any one time between 1pm and 7pm or Closing Time (whichever is earlier)(2.8.2.b) ( This does not apply to single sculls).

Godstow Specific Rules (2.9.1)

In addition to the rules above, no Member Club may row between the following times (out of courtesy to the Medley sailing club):

  1. On Sundays from 2.00pm to 6.00pm, from March to November inclusive.
  2. After 7.00pm on Wednesdays during Trinity term.

NB: Crews boating from St Edward’s School must also abide by the restrictions they place upon the use of the site


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