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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…

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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…

Reading Regatta – Men’s Squad

With exams finally over, Henley preparations were in full swing for both the men and the women’s squads. The first post-exams regatta on the schedule was to take place in reading in a head-to-head situation. This year the men’s squad were able to assemble three boats together consisting of two…

Reading Regatta – A novice perspective

With exams finally over, we packed the car for the now all too familiar journey down south. Our destination this time, Reading regatta. In the weeks leading up to this training intensity had increased and crew selection had, and still was being debated, all in preparation for the season finale…