• Blue Star Goes Global

      BLUE STAR GOES GLOBAL Our Henley success was only the beginning of a fruitful summer for NUBC. The first stop along our international railroad was Varese in Italy for the u23 World Rowing Championships. With a glassy smooth lake set into the mountainside and temperatures soaring into the high thirties, our athletes were facing …

  • Our Henley Campaign

    Our Henley Campaign (Men’s Summer Report) As Newcastle began emptying, seeing students heading home for the summer, only the boys in blue remained. Exams were but a distant and pained memory and rumours had it that the north east were being graced with a rare sighting; sunshine. A squad of 30 athletes, seniors and novices …

  • Henley Women’s Regatta

    In recent years, the women’s squad have proven themselves to be formidable. From multiple wins at Women’s Head of the River to outstanding results BUCS, this year has been their most successful in the history of NUBC. The post-BUCS honeymoon period was short, as attention was already turned to preparing for Henley Women’s Regatta, and …

  • Medals galore at BUCS

    Last Friday morning, the Blue Star convoy set off, filled to capacity with lycra, pasta, and nervous athletes. For some, it was their last BUCS weekend racing for the Blue Star, for others it was their first experience racing side by side. For all it was a chance to prove to the country the hard …