Trafford Rowing Information

Trafford Head

Trafford Head is our main event of the year. The event is a time trial event run from Altrincham to Sale over a 3.2Km course on the Bridgewater Canal. There is also a 1Km course for less experienced competitors.

Safety Information

See this section for important safety information regarding rowing at Trafford Rowing Club.


The club is run for the members by the elected club committee. See this section for who does what.

Latest Blog

Trafford Head 2019 – Draw

Please find attached the draw for this weekend. Weather is looking like it might be kind – we can’t wait to see everyone Trafford Head Draw v1.0

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Trafford Head 2019 – 23rd Feb 2019

Find attached the poster for our Head of the Bridgewater event on 23rd Feb 2019. This year will have an international feel for the first time (more to come on that closer to the time!) We look forward to seeing everyone TRC-Head-2019-poster-V5

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Trafford Head 2018 – Photos

Please find below links to photos for each division. You are free to use the photos for personal purposes and within the clibs. If you want to use them for external purposes (publicity material, for example) then please contact us at and we will get in touch. Thanks to Henry Law (and Graham Fosh

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Trafford Head 2018 Results

Thanks to everyone for making it a great day. All results divisions 1 – 6 can be found from the below link. TraffordHeadResults2018

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Trafford Head – Draw 2018

Please find below a link to the final draw for Saturdays Trafford head. Draw 2018-1 (excel format)

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Trafford Head 2018 – Race Documents

Please find below the Race Documents for the upcoming Trafford Head. Please take time to study these prior to coming and enjoying the day. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 24th Feb Trafford Head Safety Plan 2018 Trafford Head Welfare Plan 2018 Course Map General Notes and Boat Inspection 2018 Cox-steerers-briefing 2018

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Coxing Aid

We have created the following document to assist people with the art of coxing. It covers: Introduction Safety Steering weather Conditions Turning and Positioning Calls Drills We hope you find it as useful as we have. Coxing Aid

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Trafford Head – 2018

Please CLICK HERE for the 2018 Trafford Head Poster. Course Map is available HERE along with some photos to get your bearings.

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Regatta 2017 – Poster

Please click here for the Regatta Poster 2017

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Head 2017 – Photos

Here are links to Henry Law’s photos from Trafford Head 2017. You are free to use the photos for personal purposes and within the clubs.  If you want to use them for external purposes (publicity material, for example) then please contact us on info@TraffordRowing.Club and Henry will get in touch. Divisions 1 and 2 Divisions 3 and 4

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Head 2017 – Results

Thanks to everyone attending today.  Here are the results. TraffordHead2017 TraffordHead2017_DivisionResults

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Trafford Head Draw – final version

Here is the final draw for Trafford Head – good luck to everyone racing. Head Draw – Click here to download

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Trafford Head 2017 – Race Documents

Please find links to the most up to date documents for race day. NOTE THAT THE DRAW IS PROVISIONAL AND WILL BE CONFIRMED LATER IN THE WEEK. Trafford Regatta Safety Plan 2017_1 Trafford Head Welfare Plan 2017_1 Provisional Draw v3 Head course sketch_1 General Notes and Boat Inspection 2017_1 Cox-steerers-briefing 2017_1  

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Trafford Head 2017 – Documents

Here are the links to the important documents relating to Trafford Head. Annotated Head course Cox-steerers-briefing 2017 General Notes and Boat Inspection 2017 Risk Assessment Trafford Head 2017 Trafford Head Welfare Plan 2017 Trafford Regatta Safety Plan 2017 Head course sketch

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Rowing Rules

All members of the club should read and familiarise themselves with the content of this document – Trafford RC Canal rules 1.1. 2017 Update Here – please read this… – Safety & Canal Rules 20-11-2017

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Trafford Head 2017 – Poster

Click this link for the Trafford Head Poster… Trafford Head 2017 – Poster

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Welcome to the new website!

Hi, here’s the new website – content will take some time to move over from the old one.  Comments are welcome on the email address at the top of the home page. Regards,  Mark

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