LBC Packs its Punches!

With a total of 34 pots collected from 6 boat wins and a turnout of 26 competing crew members, Loughborough Boat Club continued its stunning Summer success at a rainy Bewdley Regatta.  A tricky combination of gusty wind against a rising and choppy stream made a change to the recent smooth flat calm conditions, and […]

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Loughborough Men Hit Back

Inspired by the Ladies’ clean sweep a fortnight earlier, Loughborough Men hit back during a sun-drenched Burton Regatta to bring home medals in both the Open Masters C Quad and the Open Coxless Four categories. Tim, Mike, Walrus and Neil teamed up to form a powerfully diverse combination of age, experience, and good looks, that […]

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Ladies Day

With the sun blazing down on the traditional boating queues, it was a clean sweep at Ironbridge Regatta as every single participating LBC Lady kept their cool and came home with at least one pot, with Nadine and Karen bravely taking the traditional plunge into the river to celebrate their first ever finals win.

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What, No Corners?

In contrast to the more familiar courses set on narrow bendy rivers, Loughborough Boat Club have recently been racing on dead straight, multi-lane venues.  Hannah Ferris represented the Club in the National Schools Regatta held on the 2,000 metre 8-lane Olympic course at Eton’s Dorney Lake. Racing against 39 top level opponents entered from schools […]

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Yeehaaar, Weeehorrr!
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At the recent Women’s Eights Head of the River Race, Loughborough Ladies were out in town on the pull  (on oars, that is) as they notched up some high profile scalps against other local clubs  (or ‘Provincials’, as the London-centric organisers of the real boat race designate those rowers who do not reside south of […]

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A ‘Wiered’ Head Race

Advice for competitive rowers: always read the small print before entering a head race.  In the case of Newark, it stated that ‘Crews should note it is an 8.5 km row to the start’.  Clearly this was not heeded by any of the Loughborough Masters, who had only homed in on the fact that racing […]

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Soaring Success at ‘Soar Head’

On Saturday, Loughborough Boat Club hosted their annual rowing race on the River Soar, with 93 boats from 18 rowing clubs competing to be crowned ‘Head of the Soar’.  Generally referred to as ‘The Soar Head’, the event saw crews racing over a 3 kilometre course in ‘time-trial’ format. 

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Pot Hunting Don Hunts Pots at HuntingDon
Mas.2x at Huntingdon Head

In a sneaky move, Mike and Scott broke away from the mainstream to try and find glory at the Huntingdon Head.  Alas, a twisty river and some faster opposition put paid to their plans but valuable experience was gained on this unfamiliar stretch  of water. 

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