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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 8+ (result not included in cup), […]

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WeHORR and 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 as a drastic change from […]

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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 line, competing for the first […]

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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 crews had great races, showing […]

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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 two fours and a quad. Against […]

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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 the time the third division […]

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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 from their captains about not […]

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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. With local rivals Liverpool University […]

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Agecroft Head 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 of the season. With the […]

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Two Cities Boat Race 2015

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 7 out of the 7 […]