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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

  • TORPIDS 2019, DAY 1. February 27,2019- Hello everyone, A great first day of racing on the Isis, in an afternoon that felt like Summer Eights!   Merton is taking part to Torpids with three crews (M1, M2, W1). Furthermore, three of our girls are rowing with St. Benet’s in Div. 5.   The first crew to race was M2 (Div. 5), ... Read more
  • Men’s Report 2018 February 25,2019- 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 potential for a successful year. ... Read more