Manchester University Boat Club, SPORT Manchester,
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Committee 2015/16

Executive Committee Jack Roe President Captain Jack was a legendary pirate of the Bridgewater and the irreverent trickster of Fallowfield. A captain of equally dubious morality and sobriety, a master of self-promotion and self-interest, Jack fought a constant and losing battle with his own best tendencies. Jack’s first love was the canal, his second, his beloved boat the…

Varsity!

Saturday 25th April saw the Two Cities Boat Race take place, an annual 650m event held at Salford Quays where past and present MUBC rowers take on those from Salford University Boat Club. In true Manchester style, conditions were wet and windy, but MUBC powered through to secure victories in…

Facing the Tideway; HORR 2015

Friday 27th March 2015, the eve of MUBC Men’s departure to London. “Tideway: quick it will be, if it is to be at all”, posted Hackett, head coach. Two hours later the Third VIII was scratched – conditions were not looking good at all. Travelling down Saturday morning, the club…

Runcorn Head

On the 21st March, MUBC travelled just outside Liverpool for Runcorn’s Spring Eight’s Head. The biggest shock of the day was to arrive to beautiful sunshine rather than the perpetual rain that has cursed the race in previous years. The event itself takes place on the River Weaver in Clifton…

Dead Weight at Runcorn Small Boats Head

On the 4th of October with the top of the squads winning pennants at pairs head, 27 members of MUBC headed to Runcorn in order to compete in the Runcorn Autumn head race. The girls were up first thing in the morning and having trained on the Runcorn River before…

Committee 2014/15

Executive Committee Oliver Whalley President MUBC’s very own pharmacist, in the third year of his degree, Oliver Whalley began his rowing fairytale at Manchester. Over the years he’s progressed from rocking up straight from a night out into the sophisticated president that you see today. Having started as a novice…