The Tees Rowing Club 'Minihead' is an informal time trial run once a month over a shortened version of the Tees Small Boats Head/Long Distance Sculls course.

The race is generally followed by bacon sandwiches and toast with a cup of tea in the River Tees Watersports Centre and the results are ordered by 'adjusted time' based on the crew age, sex and boat type. This way, an older single sculler or adaptive rower can fairly mix it with the Senior Men's 8+ and those new to rowing using the L2R boats can see their representative time.

The event is run on a rota basis by different squads to ensure the workload is shared around the club and everyone gets to take part as much as possible.


Minihead Rota 2019

Date Co-ordinating
20/01/2019 Dev Women (HW)
17/02/2019 Wrecks (KU)
17/03/2019 Juniors(FV)
7/04/2019 Vet Men (York & co)
No May minihead
23/06/2019 TBC - Volunteers
21/07/2019 Warby's Squad &
Masters Women (JW)
18/08/2019 Masters Men (SL)
15/09/2019 Senior Men (CK)
20/10/2019 Greg's Squad
10/11/2019 Teesside Uni 
15/12/2019 Novices (NS)

Minihead Results can be found here.

Useful notes for organising the minihead can be found here:

Minihead Organisation Schedule

(includes advice on personnel roles, equipment required and suggested timings, plus printouts of registration cards, start and finish time sheets, etc.)