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
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)
Masters (Veteran) Handicap tables
2017 version (based on data from Dan Davidson) (updated 30/10/21 to include Mas I column for HOR races)
Information from SR about use of handicap tables (published March 2018)
|Constitution of the CofD (pdf)|
|Risk assessment for HOR events (MS Word) (pdf)|
|Risk assessment for Regattas (MS Word) (pdf)|
|Want to borrow the CofD trailer? ...... Terms & Conditions and safety guidance (updated 8/2/2023) Application form|
2023 Tides 2024 Tides
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.
Interval 2000 timing watches (These are our
main timing watches)
New timing watches (March 2019) information and downloads
Click here to go to a new page for this info
Digi Sport DT-2000 stopwatch instructions (These
are now our backup watches)
Use at Aberdeen HORs (this is the best resource) Full instructions from manufacturers
Ergo pace calculator
> Confused about your UT2 / UT1 / AT bands?
> Done a 2k test, wonder what pace you should aim for on a 5k piece?
This spreadsheet can answer these and other questions about target zone training. It incorporates a calculator for 'Paul's Law' (see spreadsheet for details and references).
> Suggestion for use:
Download the file and then save and use locally.
I had to lie about my age(!) to get an appropriate value for my maximum heart rate (MHR) but the table then seemed to produce appropriate banding.
Row ergo training Calculator (Excel spreadsheet)