University Of Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, NG2 5FA

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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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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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