Deben Rowing Club is affiliated to British Rowing (Club Code DEB) and a large proportion of members are themselves members of British Rowing's registration scheme.

The club is a Community Amateur Sports Club (HMRC Charity reference CH3402).

Deben enjoys strong relationships with the other rowing clubs in East Anglia as well as other sporting organisations in the East Suffolk area. It is also an active participant in the Deben Estuary Partnership and the River Deben Users Group.