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Marlow Regatta 2018

A Cox’s Perspective Benjamin Carter For the penultimate regatta of this year’s calendar the MUBC Senior Men’s VIII made our way south to Eton Dorney for Marlow Regatta, with the high aspiration of prequalification for Henley Royal Regatta. Having spent the previous week at St Neots Rowing Club, our crew…

Henley Women’s Regatta 2018

After a very stressful week , our Henley Women’s 4- crew, complete with boat and trailer, finally arrived in Henley on the evening of the 20th June. After a productive 3 days training at St. Neots Rowing Club, our girls arrived eager to get on the iconic Henley stretch. Our…

Reading Amateur Regatta 2018

On the 16th and 17th June the club took nine crews to Reading Regatta in the build up to Women’s Henley and Henley Royal Regatta. Amongst the crews was a women’s 4-, our contingent for the Aspirational Academic 4- at Women’s Henley. The men also raced their contingent for the…

BUCS Regatta 2018

May Bank Holiday weekend saw 47 of our athletes compete in the largest student regatta. The weather was the best BUCS Regatta had seen in a number of years, with temperatures rarely dropping below twenty degrees. Everyone was out building up some questionable tan lines. Saturday was extremely successful with…

Two Cities Boat Race 2018

  Regatta season kicked off on Saturday 21st April with the biggest race of the year – The Two Cities Boat Race.  The University of Manchester and the University of Salford battled it out over 500m in glorious sunshine on the River Irwell. Twelve crews raced in six categories: Alumni…

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…

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…