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Jim London Memorial Dinner

On the Saturday Night of Rutherford Head the Jim London dinner was held in Henderson Hall. Over 140 current NUBC members and alumni gathered to honour Jim’s memory and to share old memories and refelct on the days racing. The night was a great success with the addition of a band, vocalists and piano players …

Jim London Memorial Dinner

As this year’s social secretaries of Newcastle University Boat Club, we take immense pleasure in inviting you to the annual Jim London Memorial Dinner. This will be held on the 29th November. We would be honoured to receive you and any guests that you may wish to bring along. Why not bring a group of …

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BEIJING MAGIC

  Newcastle University Boat Club wishes to congratulate Alistair Heathcote on winning his Olympic silver medal at the Shunyi Rowing Lake in Beijing. Alistair was part of the Great Britain men’s 8+ which won silver in the final last weekend, beating former Olympic Champions America and just being pipped to the line by Canada. This was a …

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BLUE STAR SUCCESS AT HENLEY VETS

  Over the past year Martin Judson and David Walker have been training out of the University Boat house and as part of Durham Amateur Rowing Club’s veteran squad. Apart from the reunion of the Newcastle University 1976 crew 2 years ago, it is 25 years since David and Martin last raced. Martin and David were …

HWR Report: Newcastle Push the Winners Hard in Two Finals

Three days of intense competition in heavy storms and a mud bath at Henley produced some excellent performances but mixed emotions for all three crews. The Intermediate 4+ started well by qualifying second overall in the Friday time trial, going on to enjoy comfortable wins over Southampton University BC, Southampton Coalporters RC and Cardiff University …

Newcastle Boats at Henley

With both Henley regattas around the corner Newcastle is putting out the largest nuber of quality boats that has been seen for some time. At Henley Women’s Regatta an Intermediate Coxed 4 is confident of qualifying on Friday morning. After (hopefully) racing again that afternoon they’ll join our Lightweight and Intermediate Doubles in racing on …

Looking forward to Henley

Henley BBQ and Raffle – Saturday 7th July Hopefully many of you will have been able to attend the HRR barbeque last year and experienced a very upmarket affair with chilled beverages and wide range of culinary delights. This year will be no different so if you didn’t make it last year make sure that …

Vets Head

The Vets Head took place on a calm and sunny Thames, which seemed a different river to the day before. After only a quick paddle that morning, the Blue Star crew aquitted themselves well, finishing 18th in their category and thankful for the shortened Hammersmith to Chiswick course and the flood tide. POSITION FINISH START …

Nick Scott

NUBC were saddened to hear of the recent death of Nick Scott, who coxed for the Club both admirably and successfully through the mid to late 1980s. His funeral was held last week on Monday 29th January…and it was packed to the rafters. In memory of Nick, his family have started a fund raising site …