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Novice Race Day 2021

The final race for MUBC in 2021 saw the much awaited debut of both the new men’s and women’s novice squads. Dedicated training during the previous 8 weeks of MUBC’s Learn To Row programme had culminated in the formation of some very high calibre novice crews who were keen to put into practice all they […]

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Head of the Lune 2021

The Senior Men’s and Women’s squad final race of 2021 was the culmination of the techniques developed and the individual lessons learned from the semester 1 sculling and small boat training block. Head of the Lune not only celebrated the commitment of both squads over what can be the most relentless period of winter training, […]

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Agecroft Head 2021

It sometimes is hard to pinpoint when exactly Autumn begins. Some say it is marked by the technicoloured changing of the vast array of leaves, whilst others may argue the autumnal equinox is the true scientific date of seasonal change. For rowers, it is the start of head racing season which marks the true transition […]

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Henley Royal Regatta 2021

After a season of three-word slogans, lockdowns, tiers, and isolation, it is with a great sense of pride that I am sitting here writing this race report. We have, like all boat clubs, faced a great many challenges over the last two years. It is then a real testament to the dedication of those athletes […]

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BUCS Regatta 2021

A much anticipated return to the National Water Sport Centre saw a tremendous weekend of racing for MUBC at BUCS Regatta 2021. DAY 1: Despite some gloomy conditions on the water, three crews ventured out on the first day to put in a very strong effort to kick off the campaign. First up was the […]

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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” […]