University Of Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, NG2 5FA

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BUCS Regatta 2022

This weekend saw the boat club attend the 3-day long BUCS Regatta, a highlight of our season and a chance for us to show how the hard winter training has paid off. The regatta started with the last weeks wind and cloud fading way to leave a beautifully calm lake and our 32 crews prepped…
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Women’s Head of the River Race 2022

Last weekend, three eights across the performance, development and novice squads headed down to London for the prestigious Women’s Head of the River Race, which last took place in 2018! For the performance women’s 8+, competing in the Senior University category, a strong first half saw them overtaking both Lea and Bath University early-on. With…
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BUCS Head 2022

After two years, the boat club returned to Newcastle to race BUCS Head 2022 on the Tyne. With storm’s Dudley and Eunice keeping the club off the Trent for the last two weeks, everyone was very excited to get back on the water and benchmark ourselves against the rest of the country. The Saturday saw…
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Wallingford Head 2021

Last weekend’s sudden front of cold weather didn’t stop us heading down to race at Wallingford Head of The River 2021. We sent down a fleet of 7 crews to race against clubs and schools from around the country to see if our hard winter training is paying off! We started the day with the…
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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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