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BUCS head 2020

This weekend saw our Senior squads race at BUCS head in Newcastle. Unfortunately due to high winds, the novice divisions had to be cancelled. After a 4 start, both squads headed up to Newcastle, and after rigging the boats everyone boated in good spirits for the first division First up was the women’s intermediate 8+. […]

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Novice race day 2019

Sunday 24th November saw us go back to Runcorn to race down the 750m time trial course at Novice Race Day. Hosted by Liverpool University Boat Club. As always it was a great day, which provided our novice crews with their first taste of racing, as well as the opportunity to learn essential skills such […]

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BUCS Indoors 2019

Saturday the 9th of November saw all of our squads do incredibly well at BUCS indoors, hosted at Leed university. The day started off with the men’s open weight 2k, in which we had four entrants. They all put in very good performances with Felix Rummel and Tom Bobrowski securing first and second place retrospectively […]

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Agecroft Head 2019

Yesterday saw both senior squads race in their first race of the season at Agecroft head. It was an uncharacteristically dry day for Manchester which saw both squads have a successful day racing down the 3100m course. The first boat to race was Felix Rummel who once again delivered a great performance placing first in […]

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Henley Qualifiers 2019

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 train. The crew rapidly “gelled” […]

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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 8+ (separate Bridgewater Cup), Novice […]

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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 successful with Claire Boomla from […]

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HoRR 2019

After a positive week’s water sessions, the Senior Men’s 8+ were looking forward to racing at Eights Head on the 30th April. It would be the last head race of MUBC’s calendar and they were determined to put in a good performance. After the morning stress of missing a number, we were given a temporary […]

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North of England Head of the River 2019

After a disappointing BUCS Head, we looked forward to North of England Head of the River Race and hoped we would see an improvement. The race on the 23rd March was threatened by high waters, but with only the cancellation of some junior races, we were luckily allowed to race. All crews raced in the […]

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BUCS Head 2019

The second BUCS event on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March proved to be mixed for the club. It was the first BUCS Head for our Novice crews, and the first at Gloucester Rowing Club, on a stretch of water similar to the Bridgewater Canal. We hoped it would be a successful weekend for all […]