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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 […]

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Trafford Head 2019

The first head race of our 2019 season was held on our home stretch of water. Trafford Head took place on the 24th February and proved to be a successful race for all squads that took part. Our resident single sculler Felix Rummel was the first to race and won Op 1x Band 1 by […]

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Novice Race Day 2018

On Saturday 24th November four novice crews from MUBC took part in the annual Novice Race Day. The day started off at the Armitage where both the men and women’s novice squads gathered ready and excited to race. The annual race took place at Runcorn, as is tradition, with four other universities attending, including: Liverpool […]

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York Small Boats Head 2018

On Sunday 18th November the senior members of MUBC returned to York to compete in York Small Boats Head, a 3km course on the River Ouse.  The club sent 7 senior crews, equalling the number sent last year. It was a sunny, but cold day, with the club coming away with two wins. The the […]