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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…

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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…

MUBC’s Indoor Rowing Sprints

On the 22nd of November MUBC are hosting it’s first Indoor Rowing Sprints. The idea is simple, 250 m, two practice attempts to get you warmed up and used to the rowing machine, one race and one winner. There will be prizes of a crate of beer for the fastest…

BUCS Indoors – Results Added

MUBC is hosting the BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships for the North West on Saturday the 22nd of November at The Armitage Center, Moseley Rd Manchester M14 6HE. The events offered will be open, women, open lightweight, and women’s lightweight 2000 m races (£5), as well as BUCS beginner open and…

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…

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…

Henley Royal Regatta BBQ

Traditionally on the Saturday of HRR MUBC and Nemesis get together for an afternoon picnic and evening BBQ. It’s a great chance to get to know the alumni and is a great way to celebrate all the hard training that’s been done over the year! This year it was held…

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…