The first time trial of the 2023 season will take place at the NRC on the 15-16 of October. This is an open trial, and athletes with ambitions to be selected as part of the HP team are encouraged to enter this event.

  • Athletes and coaches are reminded that while this is an open event, we are looking for athletes with the potential to be selected as part of the World Championship team (Senior, U23, U19 and Adaptive) as well as junior athletes with the potential to win a medal at the Coupe.  
  • Athletes are invited to attend this 6k (Adaptive 3k) time-trial in 1x or 2- on both days. Lightweights in sculling boats only.
  • In some cases, athletes may be asked to move into crew boats on day 2 if deemed appropriate by the High Performance Director. This will be communicated to clubs and individuals after racing on day 1.

Coaches are asked to enter their athletes by 5pm Friday 7th of October by emailing Please also indicate their category for the 2023 season (Senior lightweight/heavyweight, U23 lightweight/heavyweight, U19 and Adaptive) and the boat class (1x or 2-) to be entered. Lightweight bodyweight will be checked on the morning of racing, but there is no minimum weight requirement for this first event. Once entries are in, we will publish start times and a start list for those entered.