University Of Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, NG2 5FA

Race Reports

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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Marlow Regatta

On Saturday the senior men’s squad headed down to Dorney Lake for Marlow Regatta, the final event of the season before Henley Royal. Just three boats made the journey, each making the last touches to their Henley campaigns. With a long season behind them, and a lot learned at BUCS regatta, the lightweight 4x took…
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Henley Women’s Regatta

Henley Women’s Regatta is one of the last races of the season for many of the women’s squad, and is also one of the biggest goals over the competition calendar outside of BUCS. Bringing together crews from across the globe this 1500m two lane racing offers one of the toughest challenges to crews, just metres…
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Heavyweight Mens 8+ off the start in the Semi-final.

BUCS Regatta 2019

It’s been a transitional year at UoNBC, with a large group graduating in the summer, many of the crews have been made up of first years at the university, and athletes that have been working through the intermediate pathway to the senior squads. At one of the biggest BUCS regattas, the club also had one…
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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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