BUCS 2016

Women’s Intermediate Pair: A-Robyn Gillies, Rosanna Loy- 7th B-Flora Wharton, Gráinne Maguire Conneely- 9th C-Amy Fraser, Baraat Boutaleb- 24th After a strong time trial, the A and B crews made it into the A/B semi-final while the C crew made it into the D final. In a tough semi-final, the A and B crew finished 5th…

Strathclyde Regatta and Scottish Student Rowing Championship Day 2 Winners

Women’s Restricted 1 Coxed Four: Emily Colley, Robyn Gillies, Charlotte Bawn, Ellen Smith, Rachael Scott (Cox) Women’s Single Scull/Scot Student Champ Ladies: Emma McDonald Women’s Restricted 2 Double Scull: Kate Mackie, Magdalen Ulyatt Women’s Coxless Pair/Scot Student Champ Ladies: Emma McDonald, Claire Aitken Women’s Restricted 2 Coxless Pair: Flora Wharton, Grainne Maguire Conneely It was…

Strathclyde Regatta and Scottish Student Rowing Championship Day 1 Winners

Women’s Coxless Four/Scottish Student Champ Ladies: Claire Aitken, Flora Wharton, Rosanna Loy, Emma McDonald In an event full of tough opposition, the Glasgow crew flew out of the blocks into an early lead which they never lost. Scottish Student Champ Men Intermediate Coxed Four: Morgan Serpell, Brennen Taylor, Johan Almgren, Michael Guilbert, Lindsey Vest (Cox)…

AGM and new committee

We are proud to present GUBC’s committee for 2016/17: Club captain: Stuart Mitchel Secretary: Rosanna Loy Treasurer: Jacob Darrall Women’s captain: Maggie Ellie Ulyatt Men’s captain: Gavin Shields Boatman: Ewan Curle Sponsorship and Fundraising: Iain Tyler McLaughlin Publicity: Ellen Smith Social secretary: Michael Guilbert Ordinary members: Calum MacLeod, Charlotte Bawn We wish the many new…

WEHORR and HORR 2016 Summary

Our best WEHORR and HORR ever! Women’s Eights Head of the River: Our fastest woman’s eight, despite a last minute sub! Four eights, the most GUBC have ever sent, took the eight hour bus journey to London with the aim of being the fastest woman’s squad we have ever had. Before the racing even began,…

Semester One Summary 2015

After a successful 2014/15, Glasgow University Boat Club returned to training in early September, with new found enthusiasm and high expectations. With many of last years senior rowers returning and a high retention of novices, this year has the potential to be better than ever. With pre-season very much in full swing, it was time…

A Season in Review: 2014-15

Looking back at the last year. Building on the hard work of some tough preseason training, where the seniors regained their fitness, GUBC hit the ground running. With some very successful recruitment at the Fresher’s Fayre and the taster session we had a large influx of novice rowers as well as discovering some already competent oarsmen and…

Novice Reflections

Gerard joined GUBC as a Novice in September 2014. Below he reflects on what it has been like to be a student rower at Glasgow University. I find myself asking the same old question in my head: why do I row? Why do I get up at 5 to get the first train to make…