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WeHORR & HoRR 2018

Early on Saturday morning, the 10th March, the novice and senior women’s squad competed at Women’s Eights Head of the River. With boats rigged, head coach John Impey gave the crews last words of wisdom and motivation before they set off. The first boat set off 176th. The Tideway came…

BUCS Head 2018

Bright and early on Saturday (24/02/18) the men and women novice squads set off to Newcastle to compete in the BUCS 4s and 8s Head Race (2800m). After arriving and promptly rigging the boats it wasn’t long before it was time for the BW4+ crew to row to the start…

24h Row only 1 month away!

On the 21st and 22nd of March members of Manchester University Boat Club will be taking part in a 24 hour rowing challenge. We are raising money to be split equally between FOP Friends and Manchester University Boat Club. We will put the money towards providing coaching for our Easter…

White Rose Head 2017

Last Saturday (02/12/2017), over 60 of MUBC’s best athletes travelled to York for the annual BUCS Endorsed, White Rose Head Race. For our novices White Rose was their first major race. Both our novice women and novice men fielded two VIII’s to take on the course. All of our novice…

York Small Boats Head 2017

On Sunday (19th of November) we travelled across the Pennines to battle it out at Small Boats Head. Amid freezing temperatures, our crews arrived bright and early to rig the boats and prepare for heading up the scenic 3km route. The first crews to boat were the women’s squad, with…

Northwich Autumn Head 2017

On Remembrance Sunday one of our crews decided to battle the cold autumnal conditions and race the 2350m course on the River Weaver. Being the only MUBC crew competing there was a pressure on them to represent and show off the university’s potential. There was a strong headwind and by…

BUCS Indoors 2017

Despite clashing with reading week, MUBC sent a full contingent of athlete to BUCS indoors on 4th November. With Salford University hosting this year’s event, we all benefited from a rare weekend lie in. Up first it was the beginner men’s 1k. After a simple briefing with words of wisdom…

Novice Race Day 2017

The 29th of October saw MUBCs novice crews take on their first race. For our 32-strong squad, this would not only be their first race of the 2017/18 academic season, but their first ever race. This year was the first time that the LUBC Nov race day was BUCS endorsed….

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need past rowing experience? Not at all! Every year we welcome over 100 members who have never rowed before. We will teach you all the basics before you race – one of the best parts of rowing.   I’ve heard rowing is for tall people. I’m short. Can…

Agecroft Head and Nemesis training Day 2017

Saturday 14th October saw the Manchester University Boat Club take to the rocky waters of Salford to battle it out at the Agecroft Head Rowing competition. The competition saw boat clubs and Universities from around the Manchester area come together to battle it out at one of the first races…