Training Resources

This will be the gathering place for training resources for coxswains, rowers and sailors.

HERE is a good example of a club handbook from Charlestown Rowing Club, Cornwall, UK.

HERE is a document describing RowSafe, a safety oriented program from UK Rowing.

Become a Coxswain!

Come Boating! is always looking for new people to cox our rows, this is another great way to experience the joys of rowing and help others learn how to row!  If you are interested in participating, please contact our Cox Training and Safety Officer, Dick Fishbeck at @

Here are some helpful guides and instructions for learning and improving your coxswain skills!

Here is the British Rowing Technique guide.

Here is Hull Lifesaving Museum’s training guide.

Here is the Cornish Pilot Gig Association’s Health and Safety guide.

Here is British Rowing Association’s Coastal Steering Certificate guide.

Here is the Lyme Regis Gig Club (UK) Principles of Coxing document.

Cold Weather Rowing Overview – 2015 11 11
Come Boating’s cold weather rowing guidelines.

Bridport Coxswains Roles and Responsibilities

Bridport Gig Rowing Club Coxswains Assessment

If you have materials that you would like to submit for inclusion on this page, please contact Dick Fischbeck or Rick Fitzsimmons at