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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Quintin Head 2016 Preview

This Saturday the University Of Bristol Boat Club will race ‘Quintin Head’ in West London. UBBC will field 8 crews, 4 VIII’s from the senior squads and 4 from the novice program. Quintin is a permanent fixture in the UBBC racing calendar from which we’ve collected many pennants, not to mention still holding the course...
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UBBC Head 2015

They don’t party like this in Durham – Cam Kennedy (2015) The day of the 5th December dawned over a characteristically cold, damp and grey Saltford. With Storm Desmond battering the rest of the UK, confirmation was received that UBBC Head would be the only race occurring over the first weekend of December. Arriving at...
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Varsity Boat Race 2015

The 2015 Varsity boat race was held on the 21st March 2015 at the Bristol Harbourside. The event is a 1,300m backs to the wall sprint starting by the Cottage Inn and finishing outside the Arnolfini. This year’s event saw the race held a full month earlier than previous years in order to coincide with...
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BUCS Head Race 2015 Review

“This isn’t Boston” – Andrew Holm (2015, probably) The day of the 28th February dawned, over a particularly damp and grey Boston. Apparently the sun shone here once in 1986, but the people of Boston were so scared by this great orb of fire in the sky that they clad all of the surrounding buildings...
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BUCS Indoors 2014

The day of the 30th November dawned with an event that defines the very antithesis of what it means to be a rower, paying £5 to do a 2 kilometre test. Despite the obvious grumbling and moans of “I could be in bed right now”, the Bristol convoy assembled outside the gym at 8am and...
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