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The Club was founded to give members of Merton College, Oxford the opportunity to row. We are based at our own boathouse on Boathouse Island, Christ Church Meadow, on the Isis – the local stretch of the river Thames.

The Club is open to all students and members of staff at college and provides opportunities to row at every level. We are especially proud of our continued success in the Blue Boats (the Oxford University Boat Clubs) in which Merton has been strongly represented over the last decade.

Recent news

  • Men’s Report 2018 September 1,2018- Annual report 2017-18 – Men’s squad The 2017-18 season has seen Merton’s men’s side reaffirm itself on the river as a force to be reckoned with. Starting the year with a large intake of novice rowers, several talented new coxes and a varied group of returning rowers, it quickly became apparent that we had the ... Read more
  • Women’s Report 2018 September 1,2018- Annual report 2017-18 – Women’s squad The strength of the Merton women’s squad continues to grow year on year. Michaelmas saw a lucky windfall of keen novice rowers who have proved very enthusiastic members of the boat club. Through their hard work, and the support of senior rowers and our coach, who committed themselves to ... Read more