Covid 19 Update – Staged return to rowing

Cork Boat Club’s reopening phases(below) have been created in line with the government & Rowing Ireland phased approach. Thank you for your patience during this trying time. We hope to see you all back on the water soon!

Gov phase 1 – May 18th – Sculling & pairs (from the same household)

  • 18th – 24th of May 
    • Senior men’s squad – up to 16 athletes 
  • 25th – 31st of May 
    • Senior women squad & junior women’s 16s/18s squad – up to 16 athletes
    • Competent masters scullers & private boat owners
  • 1st – 7th of June 
    • Junior men’s 6 day squad 

Only up to 4 athletes arriving & launching together while maintaining social distance during the specified session times. Arriving and launch at 15/20 minute intervals.


Gov phase 3 – June 29th – Sculling, pairs (from the same household)

Rest of the Men’s & Women’s junior squads return – j14/j15s as long as they are able/willing to scull


Gov phase 4 – July 20th – All boat types (If Gov/RowingIreland approved)

Masters rowing & big boat rowing resumes


Gov phase 5 – August 10th – All boat types (If Gov/RowingIreland approved)

Weights & ergs returned from club members
Clubhouse reopens for erg & weights – with proper cleaning & social distancing to be maintained

Beginner rowing camps resume