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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…

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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…