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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…

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…

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…