Manchester University Boat Club,
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333 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PG
0161 275 4962 president@mubc.org.uk

Henley Qualifiers

MUBC had two boats rowing at Henley Royal Regatta qualifiers. Our VIII+ competed in the Temple Challenge Cup and the IV+ in the Prince Albert Challenge cup. MUBC’s ruthlessly competitive mens’ heavyweight IV+ and VIII+ made a spectacular start to their season a few weeks before HRR by starting to…

Two Cities Boat Race 2019

Saturday 11th May saw the return of the battle between Salford University Boat Club and MUBC in 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…

BUCS Regatta 2019

May Bank Holiday weekend saw 20 crews compete in the largest student regatta. Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t as good as last year, with Holme Pierrepont providing the usual strong head wind. This meant that the majority of the minor finals were cancelled due to the adverse conditions. Saturday was extremely…

BUCS Indoors 2018

BUCS INDOORS RACE REPORT On Saturday 10th November Manchester University Boat Club took part in the first BUCS event of the year – BUCS Indoors. The day kicked off with the Senior Men racing in Openweight Men’ category over a distance of 2000m. Felix Rummel put in a great performance,…

Henley Royal Regatta 2018

After a close race in the B final at Marlow Regatta, Manchester Senior Men’s VIII narrowly missed out on pre-qualification for Henley Royal Regatta. The boys then travelled to Henley to start their preparation for qualifiers. With four days to prepare and become acquainted with the course, the boys trained…

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…