Sir David Tanner Visits the Saltford Boathouse

Last Monday UBBC were proud to welcome Sir David Tanner, GB Rowing High Performance Director and Bristol University Boat Club Alumnus, to the Saltford Boathouse. Sir David had returned to Bristol for the award of an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University, and received a tour of the new Saltford Rowing Centre, noting it...
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Spotify Soundclash Competition

The University of Bristol Boat Club have entered the Spotify Soundclash competition with a chance to win £10,000. However we need your help to do this, all that we require is that you follow our playlist on Spotify (link below). We currently are down in the leader board, but that can all change with your...
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Quintin Head Race Preview 2016

Quintin Head Race preview 2017 Saturday 28th January at 12:15pm will mark the start of the Quintin Head Race; a 4.8km course from Hammersmith Bridge to just past Chiswick Bridge. The club will put out 4 senior VIII’s and 4 Novice VIII’s from the ‘Learn to row’ program, which began in December at the club....
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Fours Head 2016

Fours Head 2016 Report A bleak outlook was forecast for the day of the Fours Head with rain predicted throughout the day. This was to be the setting the Bristol crews would face on the 6.8km course. First off were the elite LM4x-; (from stroke) Arthur ‘ladies man’ Smith, Callum ‘GB’ Gathercole, Harry ‘I don’t...
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BUCS Regatta 2016

The weekend of 30th April – 2nd May saw the return of the reliably thrilling and busy BUCS regatta weekend up at Nottingham Holme Pierrepont. RESULTS: BUCS regatta was blessed with the presence of 37 Bristol crews over the course of the weekend. Highlights of the weekend included: A bronze medal from Sally Elphick in...
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Head Season Round-Up

The boat club has had a strong start to the year with new Head Coach Cameron Kennedy arriving to increase the high performance side of the club. Neglecting to mention the September 2ks, BUCS Indoors brought strong erg face game and medals in Men’s Openweight, Women’s Lightweight and both Men’s and Women’s Team Relay. Our...
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WEHORR 2016 Crews Announced

This Saturday, the UBBC Women’s Squad are heading to London to compete at Women’s Eights Head of the River Race (WEHORR) 2016. It will be the first time in a number of years that we have entered a Senior 2nd VIII into the competition, as well as 2 novice VIIIs. The race course is 6.8km...
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BUCS Head 2016 Preview

This weekend the University Of Bristol Boat Club will be racing at the 2016 BUCS 4s and 8s Head Race, this year sees a relocation of the event from sunny Boston to even sunnier Newcastle upon Tyne. UBBC will be fielding a record 19 crews, 4 VIII’s and 9 IV’s from the senior squads, while...
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