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Please note, reports made via this method will not show up under your previously submitted reports, and will not be linked to a user account. If you regularly make incident reports, and need access to past reports, we recommend you register for a free user account here before logging in to submit your report.


This reporting system is for everyone (Clubs, Individuals, Events, 3rd Parties) who needs to report an incident or concern, whether or not damage, injury or a health issue has occurred.

(Why bother to report? Reasons are here)

Enter the Incident Report System by:

  • Using your British Rowing account to log in to the Incident Reporting System on the left. (If you do not yet have an online account, you can easily sign up for one here.)
  • Using the "Not a British Rowing member, or don't have a British Rowing account?" link to access the Incident Report System as a Non-Member or Member.

For further information on the Incident Reporting procedure please see Row Safe, Chapter 12.

Report can be submitted anonymously.

Reports are confidential, and comply with GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).

Reports are available to the:

  • Reporter
  • Relevant British Rowing member of staff 
  • Honorary Rowing Safety Advisor
  • Chairman of the Rowing Safety Committee
  • Club Rowing Safety Advisor (CRSA) of the clubs involved
  • Regional Rowing Safety Adviser (RRSA)

Your RRSA may contact you to offer assistance.

The information provide may be used to produce anonymised advice to others through Safety Alerts, Safety reports or updates to RowSafe.

In certain circumstances, British Rowing will also send a copy onto Howdens, British Rowing’s insurance providers.

In the Thames, where the PLA are the Navigation Authority, any reports may be forwarded as required and additional information supplied before an incident can be closed. (

Clive Pendry, Chairman of the National Rowing Safety Committee
March 2022