University Of Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, NG2 5FA

Race Reports

Head of The River Race

Temperatures rising, clocks moving forward, spring has sprung, and the head season has now come to a close. After the late cancellation of women’s head of the river, eyes were on this weekend’s weather to see if the men’s event would go ahead. The weather delivered, with the club arriving in London to warm sunshine…
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BUCS 4s and 8s Head

Only a week on from Head of the Trent, the whole club were off to Gloucester. After 3 years hosted in Newcastle, BUCS 4s and 8s Head moved down to Gloucester Hartpury for 2019. Saturday The novices set off the weekend, with our men’s squad kicking off the event for the club in their 8.…
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Nottingham Head of the Trent

To kick off the competitions for 2019 the club had its first chance in a number of years to race on home turf again at Head of the Trent. Recently this event has clashed with BUCS Head and crews have been unable to challenge on home water as well as away in Newcastle. And what…
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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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