University Of Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, NG2 5FA

Race Reports

Wallingford Head 2018

It was an early start for senior crews of UoNBC this weekend, heading south to race at Wallingford Head on home waters for Oxford Brookes, notorious for its tricky bend halfway down the 5km. Often one of the colder events on the calendar it’s a tough one to round off the term of racing. Sunday…
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Nottingham Autumn Head 2018

A week on from the Senior British Championships and another local event for the club. Nottingham Autumn Head is the first of the events in the head season for the crews, and a chance for the senior and intermediate crews to stretch out from the standard 2km to the longer time trial formats. In the…
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Senior British Rowing Championships 2018

This weekend offered the first chance for new crews to test themselves against some of the top rowers across the country, with senior members of clubs and universities heading to Nottingham for the final regatta before head season kicks off. Saturday saw the men’s squad racing in two openweight coxless fours, while the women took to…
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The 2nd Xi’an Kunming Lake International Famous Universities Rowing Regatta

The University term over, Henley campaign finished, the 2017/18 season had one last event to round it off. Late on the 23rd of July 10 athletes flew out from Heathrow heading for China, 8 rowers, a cox, and a student team leader. Having met a couple of other travelling athletes the crew touched down in Beijing…
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Henley Royal Regatta

Last week crews from Nottingham headed south to Henley on Thames to train and race on the world-famous course. Greeted by excellent conditions throughout the time there, the coaches and athletes enjoyed a great week alongside some of the best crews in the world. The quad, competing in the Prince of Wales Cup was a…
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Henley Women’s Regatta

Taking 5 boats the crews had time trials on Friday and first heats, progressing over the weekend to finals. 3 made it through to the heats, aspirational academic 4-, championship single, and championship lightweight double. The coxless four was knocked out in their first race against a Norwegian crew that would progress to the semi…
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Marlow Regatta

The final race before Henley Royal Regatta, the mens squad returned to Dorney lake on Saturday. Two quads raced in the Tier 2 category, with a full Nottingham crew providing an opportunity for sculling and racing experience as the season winds down for those in the boat. This crew moved on again from their training session,…
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Reading Amateur Regatta

Another busy weekend for crews and coaches at UoNBC. A contingent headed to Reading Amateur Regatta for the day as preparation for Henley Women’s Regatta in the ladies squad, and for a chance to gain racing experience for some of the crews in the men’s squad. This side by side river regatta sees a large…
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Metropolitan and Peterborough Regatta

Saturday saw the club split across the country, with the intermediate men heading to Peterborough for their summer regatta, and the senior men joined by the womens squad traveled down to the Olympic lake at Eton, Dorney, for Metropolitan Regatta. At Peterborough, the boys raced in quads and doubles, across band 1 and 2. Over…
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Nottingham City Regatta

Coming off BUCS regatta and into the exam period, athletes from UoNBC returned to the NWSC to compete at Nottingham City Regatta, first of the summer circuit regattas. Testing conditions challenged crews across the day as the wind that stayed away for BUCS came back with a vengeance, a strong tail for whipping up much…
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