Flower Power for Thomara while Men Meander at Burton Leander

Thomasin and Tara proved they were the pick of the bunch not only by winning a well-deserved first place medal in the J15 Double Scull, but also by being faster than all the J16 Sculls as well. Furthermore, in a subtle escalation of the Henhan headwear fashion stakes they proved that the trendy 1960s look […]

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Club Compete for Andy Hill Memorial Trophy

LBC headed south last weekend to compete at the Milton Keynes Regatta in a quest to win the Andrew Hill Masters Award.  This trophy was generously commissioned by Milton Keynes Rowing Club in memory of Andy, a stalwart member of LBC, who sadly passed away at the Milton Keynes Regatta in 2016.  The trophy is […]

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Ouse and Aaahs

Blistered hands and aching backsides provided the warm glowing feeling that is familiar to all long distance rowers as three Loughborough crews tackled this year’s 21.6 kilometer ‘Great Ouse Marathon’.  The now notorious Dr Ferret set off first, with Scott and Mike appropriately attired for a long intergalactic journey, whilst Matannah chased them down remorselessly […]

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Loughborough Noses Ahead

With several winning margins measured by a couple of feet, Loughborough Boat Club proved that every inch counts as it brought home a fantastic haul of trophies at the Stourport Regatta. Thirteen overall Final wins produced 51 individual pots as the Club showed strength in depth and completed one of its most succesful and enjoyable  […]

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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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