Manchester University Boat Club, SPORT Manchester,
333 Oxford Road, Manchester, M139PG, UK
+44 (0)161 275 4962 president@mubc.org.uk

Welcome Freshers!

You’ve got your results, got into Manchester, and are wondering what you can do to make your time here the best you can? The answer: JOIN THE BOAT CLUB! The easiest way to get involved is to join the relevant Facebook group. Explore this site to find out more.

How do I do that?

The easiest way to get involved is to join one of the Facebook groups, they are linked below.

Seems a bit keen for me…

Don’t sweat. If you’d rather wait until you’re here that’s fine too. Come visit us at the sport fair on the 22nd of September in the Manchester Academy. We can’t wait to meet you. To find out more check out the rest of our website.

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…

Women’s Head of The River Race

On the 14th of March, MUBC’s women had a challenging start to WEHORR with broken trailer lights, broken axles and flat tyres. Nonetheless, we produced a result to be proud of with the first 8+ placing 59th out of 300 – a massive improvement over last year when we came…

Come wind and rain and sleet and hail at Trafford Head

For our first race of 2015, we were lucky enough to stay on our home turf. On the 21st February, members from each of our squads entered the Trafford Head of the Bridgewater, picking up an impressive collection of medals. Despite only being 3200m on familiar water, with some athletes…

White Rose Head – A Novice Perspective

The early bird may catch the worm, but the early rower is perhaps more likely to catch a cold. As droves of MUBC members arrived in sub-zero temperatures for the 6am journey, the mood subdued. A quick nap on the coach for most and before we knew it, we were…

BUCS Indoors Race Report

Clubs Involved: Manchester University Boat Club (MUBC), Liverpool University, Salford University, Bangor University, Keele University, Lancaster University (The event is open to the universities in the North West. The following weekend the same event takes place in the south for Universities there. It is organised by British Rowing) What we…

Pairs Head: The Loneliest Number Since the Number One

On the 4th of October four of our athletes and our coach, Matthew Hackett, were up in the early hours of the morning for the journey down south for the Pairs Head of the River Race on the Thames. All five of our members who made the journey arrived in…

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Missed Us?

If you didn’t get to see us at the sport fair or didn’t have the time to get to a taster session at the weekend, then don’t worry! If you join the FB groups below you’ll be able to find all the information you need to get involved.