About the Committee of the Dee
The Committee of the Dee is concerned with organising rowing events on the River Dee in
Aberdeen, Scotland. Events are run under the rules of the
(previously known as the Scottish Amateur Rowing
Association (SARA)). Members of the committee are elected from the
following five rowing clubs in Aberdeen;
Rules for driving Aberdeen launches Version4
(as approved by Committee of the Dee April 2011)
Full document: pdf format MS Word format
Updated information for 'ABC' launch (published 20/12/15)
If you only want to download pages 6 and 7 of this document (the declaration and Log Book)
- you can do so here Declaration and Log Book pdf Declaration and Log Book MS Word
If you only need the single-page declaration (page 6) then choose either of the links below;
Declaration page only (pdf) Declaration page only (MS Word)
Veteran Handicap tables NEW (2017) version **corrected 13/2/18 (see below)
In January 2017, Scottish Rowing agreed to a one-year trial of the above new handicap tables. These were produced by Dan Davidson of Aberdeen Boat Club. They significantly reduce the benefit given to older rowers compared with the previous tables.
(For information, here is a link to the old version as approved at Scottish Rowing AGM in Oct 2009)
**Apologies, somehow a version of the long-distance handicap table appeared on the CofD website with corrupted data.
this problem was noticed and corrected on 13/2/18
|Constitution of the CofD (pdf)|
|Risk assessment for HOR events (MS Word) (pdf)|
|Risk assessment for Regattas (MS Word) (pdf)|
Entry Form for any event (Fours, 2x, 1x)
Universal Entry Form for any event (Eights) (MS Word - EIGHTS)
|Want to borrow the CofD trailer? ...... Terms & Conditions Application form|
Aberdeen tides for 2018 Aberdeen tides for 2019
Link to on-line tidal prediction Spreadsheet of raw tidal data 2016 - 2030
Copy of Excel spreadsheet (v2) for calculating Aberdeen rowing limits for LEAP years (2016 example) (you can paste raw data from the raw-data spreadsheet)
Copy of Excel spreadsheet (v2) for calculating Aberdeen rowing limits for NON leap years (2017 example) (you can paste raw data from the raw-data spreadsheet)
Mark Pollard's Regatta
This is the program that we use to administer our two-lane racing in Aberdeen.
It is freeware and can be downloaded by clicking this link and following the instructions.