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Peterborough Spring Regatta 2017

On June 8, 2017, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on Peterborough Spring Regatta 2017

We had a very successful weekend at Peterborough, putting out over 30 crews over the two days and a total number of 9 wins. Our Henley Women’s hopefuls dominated the IM3 Fours, winning comfortably on both days. The Senior Men’s 8 fought off strong competition from Lea and City of…

BUCS Regatta 2017

On June 8, 2017, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on BUCS Regatta 2017

We had a very successful weekend at BUCS, putting out 14 boats over the three days from all 4 squads. With great results from all, including a win for a win for Tara Chan A Sue, in the beginner 1x. For the full story head over to the Leeds Sports…

Joining UOLBC

On August 18, 2016, Posted by , In Join Us, With Comments Off on Joining UOLBC

Even if you have missed us at the Sports Fair you can still come and join the club. We have options in our squads for people who want to be competitive to being more social and not training as hard, all members welcome with no experience or fitness level required. If…

Henley Women’s Regatta 2016

On June 19, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on Henley Women’s Regatta 2016

This year we focused on just one boat for Women’s Henley with a focus on improving on our previous year’s time trial result. The Academic Four of Victoria Mico, Hatty Haines, Nathalie Cousins, Brittany Staniforth and coxed by Emily Lindsay had been consistent in training since BUCS and were ready…

Durham Regatta 2016

On June 12, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on Durham Regatta 2016

The following weekend from Peterborough and the club were back racing again with more of each squad in action across both days. The IM3 8+ from the senior men unfortunately had boat issues with their fin being knocked out in the shallows when boating and were unable to progress through,…

Peterborough Spring Regatta 2016

On June 5, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on Peterborough Spring Regatta 2016

Day after the end of exams and the novice squads and some of the seniors ventured south to Peterborough Regatta to race over 1km on a multi lane course. The Saturday showed lots of promise, making the final in every event we entered, with some men racing up to 6…

BUCS Regatta Roundup

On May 7, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on BUCS Regatta Roundup

BUCS regatta this year had a more select group of athletes attending from Leeds to enable more rowers to compete at York Spring Regatta bringing back two wins. On Saturday saw the first Men’s Beginner 4+ reach the C Final, just 2s of the A-B semi and considerably improved performances…

WeHORR – Summary

On March 10, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on WeHORR – Summary

WeHORR – “One of the best races of my life” – Fran Mills-Baker (2 seat)  Weeks of training, countless early mornings, aching limbs, sore muscles and blistered hands all for this. The Tideway. 4.5 miles of pain with one of the best finishes I’ve ever been a part of. As…

BUCS Head – Novice Men Summary

On March 2, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on BUCS Head – Novice Men Summary

What a day for a first race. The novices were thrown in at the deep end when we pushed them off the bank of the Tyne to go and row their first race in wind and rain, with gusts around 40mph. Not ideal racing conditions for anyone. The 8+ were…

BUCS Head – Novice Women Summary

On March 2, 2016, Posted by , In Race Reports, With Comments Off on BUCS Head – Novice Women Summary

LUUBC novice women sent 2 crews to BUCS Head. It was the first race for all and as a result was a pretty steep learning curve. Racing on a tidal river is tough in itself but the conditions made it even tougher; unforgiving winds and low temperatures – the girls…

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