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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 […]

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BUCS Indoors 2018

On Saturday 10th November Manchester University Boat Club took part in the first BUCS event of the year – BUCS Indoors. The day kicked off with the Senior Men racing in Openweight Men’ category over a distance of 2000m. Felix Rummel put in a great performance, winning yet another medal for the club in a […]

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Agecroft Head 2018

On Saturday 15th October Manchester University Boat Club battled Storm Callum at Agecroft Head. Despite the winds, the club got off to a great start in the first race of the season. The first boat to race was Felix Rummel in the men’s single, he successfully dodged a floating fridge and won Band 2 of […]

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2017/18 Summary

As President of MUBC for the 2017/18 season, and my third and final year as a member of the committee, I am both proud of the progress made this year and excited for the future ahead. A summary of our results this year explains why. With Agecroft Head becoming an annual fixture, the club medalled […]

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Henley Royal Regatta 2018

After a close race in the B final at Marlow Regatta, Manchester Senior Men’s VIII narrowly missed out on pre-qualification for Henley Royal Regatta. The boys then travelled to Henley to start their preparation for qualifiers. With four days to prepare and become acquainted with the course, the boys trained well on a busy stretch […]

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Marlow Regatta 2018

For the penultimate regatta of this year’s calendar, the MUBC Senior Men’s VIII made our way south to Eton Dorney for Marlow Regatta, with the high aspiration of prequalification for Henley Royal Regatta. Having spent the previous week at St Neots Rowing Club, our crew had built up valuable experience rowing in warm weather conditions […]