University Of Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, NG2 5FA

Author: Jonny Fieth

Henley Royal Regatta 2021

Last weekend, our boats left Nottingham for the final time this season headed for Henley Royal Regatta. UoNBC entered 4 boats and 15 athletes despite the Regatta taking place in the middle of the summer holidays. It was great to be racing once again at this prestigious competition! The first event entered was the Double…
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Henley Women’s Regatta

Last week, UoNBC saw 17 athletes head south to compete in Henley Women’s Regatta. For our intermediate squad, this was their first time racing down the Henley stretch and their second ever race. Following their bronze medal in Beginner 2 at BUCS last weekend, the development 4+ were excited to compete in a more open…
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BUCS Regatta 2021

This weekend, after over 15th months without a race, UoNBC returned to BUCS Regatta on their home water at the National Water Sports Centre. With very little pre-knowledge of other clubs’ boats, our 25 crews were excited to go out and see where they placed. The Thursday had seven crews hitting the water. On the…
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BUCS 4s and 8s Head

In keeping with the weather throughout this year’s head season, the last week running into this event had the coaches and club on the edge of their seats waiting for the organisers’ decisions with the changing forecasts each day for Newcastle. As such, with the tail end of Storm Dennis leading to cancellation of the…
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Newark Head

Following on from Four’s Head, the weather took it’s time to settle down, unfortunately leading to the cancellation of Wallingford Head as rivers around the country were still in flow and subsiding slowly. The club moved down to the NWSC to get some water time in this term, and entered more locally to Newark Head,…
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Fuller’s Head of the River Fours

Given the rainfall and flooding of rivers and lakes over the last month, races and training across the country has been touch and go. The time off the water has been a mixed blessing, crews have been unable to boat for water sessions for weeks leading up to the first event since GB trials, and…
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Nottingham Autumn Head

This weekend saw the first event of the season and the first opportunity for the new group to don the green and gold, fittingly on home turf for their first run out and at a familiar event for the club. Running over 5.5km for single scullers in the first division, and 3.9km for crew boats…
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World Rowing University Regatta

Following the success of last summer, the university was invited again to compete in Xi’an, China. This time the organisers had gained partnership with World Rowing and the Chinese Rowing Association to boost the status and support of the event. Though the 3rd Kunming Lake Famous International University Regatta, this was to be the 1st…
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Home International Regatta

University term and Henley behind us, many students have now headed home for the summer break, but 8 athletes were working away having qualified to represent England at the Home International Regatta. Trials were the start of a busy fortnight for the athletes preparing for the regatta, including a training weekend held at Reading Bluecoat…
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Henley Royal Regatta

On Friday the 28th Nottingham past and present made their way to Henley for the qualifiers, a time trial over the course for crews that haven’t prequalified, fighting to earn a spot at the regatta the following week. Already prequalified was men’s eight in the Temple Challenge Cup (university eights), and alumni Adam Giambrone (class…
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