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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 […]

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Henley Women’s Regatta 2018

After a very stressful week, our Henley Women’s 4- crew, complete with boat and trailer, finally arrived in Henley on the evening of the 20th June. After a productive 3 days training at St. Neots Rowing Club, our girls arrived eager to get on the iconic Henley stretch. Our 4- spent Thursday getting to grips […]

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Reading Amateur Regatta 2018

On the 16th and 17th June the club took nine crews to Reading Regatta in the build up to Women’s Henley and Henley Royal Regatta. Amongst the crews was a women’s 4-, our contingent for the Aspirational Academic 4- at Women’s Henley. The men also raced their contingent for the Temple Challenge Cup. It was […]

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Fundraising

Manchester Great Run 2018

On the Sunday 20th May, MUBC’s rowers took part in the 15th Annual Great Manchester Run. The event was used to commemorate nearly a year since the attack that took place in Manchester last May. This year we were fundraising for our partner charity FOP Friends who carry out some incredible work into Fibrodyaplasia Ossificans Progressiva. The […]

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BUCS Regatta 2018

May Bank Holiday weekend saw 47 of our athletes compete in the largest student regatta. The weather was the best BUCS Regatta had seen in a number of years, with temperatures rarely dropping below twenty degrees. Everyone was out building up some questionable tan lines. Saturday was extremely successful with Champ Lightweight Peter Zelinka bringing […]

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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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Committee

Committee 2018/2019

Executive committee President – Emelia Cole Rowing history: Emelia first joined MUBC in 2015, but rowed for 5 years before coming to Manchester. As a junior Emelia has rowed for GB, competing in GB v France, represented England in the International Home Regatta, and won HWR. As a member of MUBC Emelia has had great success […]

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Training Camps

Training Camp in Chester 2018

MUBC’s annual training camp took us a whole 40 minutes away from our home in Sale to the tropical climate of Chester. We were hosted by Grosvenor Rowing Club, making use of the wide, open river and their fantastic facilities. Our athletes gained a week of vital experience of rowing on a wider stretch of […]

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Fundraising

24h Row 2018

On the 21st and 22nd of March members of Manchester University Boat Club took part in it’s annual 24h row. The funds raised are to be equally split between FOP Friends and Manchester University Boat Club. We will put the money towards providing coaching for our Easter Training Camp in Chester and FOP’s share will […]

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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 […]