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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….

Agecroft Head Race Report 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…

16/17 Men’s Squad

  The first race of the year, Agecroft Head, saw the new blood of Manchester University Senior Men’s Squad get behind the oar with returning members and start the new season with some good racing. Light and heavyweight MUBC crews were pitted against each other on a cold, flat morning…

15/16 Men’s Squad

The 2015/16 season presented a large challenge to the MUBC men’s squad with the loss of 6 rowers from the 1st VIII from last year. Our head race season was focused on bringing a new set of athletes up to speed both technically and in terms of fitness. We saw familiarly…

15/16 Women’s Squad

The senior women’s squad’s season started off well in October, with 2 coxed fours being entered into Runcorn Autumn Head IM2 category, which came first and second. At Four’s Head, an IM1 coxed four and IM2 coxed four were entered placing 12th and 24th in their respective categories, the crews…

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…