4th December 2021, University of Bristol Boat Club, Saltford Rowing Centre, BS31 3JN

After 735 days, the annual UBBC Head Race returns on December 4th and we are looking forward to another exciting year of racing.


Division 1: long course, 3.2km | Division 2: short course, 1km | Division 3: short course, 1km

The first division is intended for experienced oarspeople and coxswains in any boat class and will be raced over our 3.4km championship course. Please ensure steerspeople are competent – there are some tricky bits to navigate in the course. Division 2 is for experienced oarspeople in small boats and will be raced over our 1km straight. The third division is for beginner rowers in eights and fours, and experienced oarspeople in small boats. Again, the third division will be raced over the 1km straight.


Division 1 (experienced oarspeople and coxswains in all classes):

Boating commences at 8:15, racing commences at 9:45 and we anticipate racing to end at 10:45.

Division 2 (experienced oarspeople and coxswains in small boats):

Boating commences at 12:30, racing commences at 13:15 and we anticipate racing to end at 13:35.

Division 3 (novice fours and eights):

Boating commences at 11:15, racing commences at 13:45 and we anticipate racing to end at 14:45.


£12 per seat for eights, fours and quads (excluding coxes), £13 per seat for smaller boats (1x, 2x, 2-). Payable via bank transfer, invoice available on request. 



This page will be regularly updated over the coming weeks, but if you have any queries please message Simran Gill, University of Bristol Boat Club Head Race Coordinator 2021 (headrace.ubbc@gmail.com)