Upper Thames Autumn Head 2017

Congratulations to the Senior Women’s Squad for some excellent racing this weekend, our First VIII for coming second to Oxford University Lightweights by a tiny margin of 0.8 seconds, as well as the Second VIII for coming fifth! Two 4+ also competed in the afternoon coming first and third, as well as a 2x coming […]

Reading Town Regatta 2015

Reading Town Regatta is the last event for SUBC of the 2014/2015 academic year, after a long season of races stretching back to the Upper Thames Head. A short, furious 800m sprint, along a narrow stretch of the Thames, side by side with 2 other boats. None of our ladies entered into this event, as […]

Reading Amateur Regatta 2015

After BUCS, Reading Amateur Regatta was a chance to get some valuable racing experience in crews for HRR and Henley women’s regatta respectively. On the Saturday the M Nov 4+ narrowly lost to Manchester University in the final, with IM3 B8+ also reaching the finals. The M Nov 4+ and W Nov 8+ both reached […]

Head of the River Race 2015

The biggest head race of the year always comes with lots of excitement and this year was no different. The weather forecast looked bleak in the week before with high winds predicted and yet another cancellation looking likely however the weather gods smiled on the day and conditions were rowable if a little tough. SUBC […]


After a not so bright and early 5am, we were on the road to Putney. We parked up in our usual spot and made our way through the woods towards the river, giving a helping hand to our smallest cox Eva who was drowning under layers of cake and cox boxes. After getting to the […]

Reading University Head 2015

Reading University Head is always one of the favorites for SUBC and this year was no exception with great weather and amazing racing. The squads relished the opportunity to watch some world class elite rowing including the Oxford Blue boat before the upcoming Boat Race. The event was a success for our crews as well […]

BUCS Fours & Eights Head 2015

On a blustery day in Boston the British rowing universities gathered to compete for precious BUCS points and to show off what had been accomplished in the cold winter training months. Sadly for all involved due to predicted high winds the novice events were cancelled leaving only the seniors to race. Despite this our rowers […]

Henley Fours & Eights 2015

Southampton University Boat Club’s women squad went out in full force to the Henley head race with 2 IM3 8+’s and 1 Novice 8+, as well as 3 IM3 4+’s and 2 Novice 4+’s. The Novice 4+’s kick started the day with some great results, coming 4th and 6th. The IM3 4’s were next with […]

South Coast University Varsity Head Race 2015

After a break in 2014 it was great to have the South Coast Varsity Head Race back at SUBC this year. On the 7th February Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Southampton and Southampton Solent Universities converged on the Itchen to battle it out for the title of top South Coast rowing University. The day presented some challenging conditions […]

BUCS Indoors 2014

On Saturday the 24th November Southampton Solent University hosted the annual South Coast region of the BUCS indoor rowing championships. Southampton sent a strong squad to the event and posted some great results winning several categories. In the mens openweight 2km event Dan Regan held off rowers from Portsmouth and Solent universities to take the […]