Henley Royal Regatta
Henley Royal Regatta, a wretched hive of scum and villainy, marks the culmination of a long season as well as the end of my time at Manchester University. Following some good results during head and early regatta season the men’s squad were feeling confident and were really cracking on despite the…
Henley Women’s Regatta – A Novice Perspective
Just one week after Reading regatta, following another intense week and final preparations, the event that we had been building up to all season had arrived- it was Henley Women’s weekend! Two women’s eights loaded the boats on to a packed trailer we were sharing with Agecroft, Liverpool Vics and…
Manchester University boat club was founded in 1934 and has since grown into a thriving club filled with novice and senior members. Each year we take on 300+ members, all of whom are given the opportunities to train at our facilities and go onto compete in events such as BUCS, Head of the River, Women's Head of the River, Women's Henley & Henley Royal Regatta. We have our own boat house on the Bridgewater canal along with an extensive fleet of racing shells. If you are currently a student at Manchester or are joining in September and are interested in rowing for the university please check out and join the relevant Facebook group above!