Sydney University Boat Club


Sydney University Boat Club is among the oldest sporting clubs in Australia, founded in 1860. Known throughout the world as The Home of Rowing, the club has produced great rowing careers at University, State, National and International level.
 At the 2008 Olympics six Sydney University rowers represented Australia - two in the men's eight, two in the women's eight and two in the men's four with Francis Hegerty and Matt Ryan winning silver medals in the M4-. Ten Sydney University rowers competed for Australia at the London Olympics.


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Blasts From the Past – the 1948 and 1964 SUBC crews

From Chris Morgan’s time capsule we bring you two great SUBC crews of the past. From the front page of Honi Soit in June 1948 the report of the 1948 crew’s win in Intervarsity in Perth. In those days Intervarsity was raced over 3 miles. The 1948 squad were also New South Wales Men’s Eight Champions. The Intervarsity crew included such famous stalwarts as Eric (Doc) Longley – who went...

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Minutes of the Executive Committee 27th October 2016

SUBC Committee Meeting – Thursday 27th October 2016 1 – Welcome 2 – Business Arising • 3.1 – September 2016 Presidents’ Report • See HP sub-committee notes • Have met with the coaches re: duty statements and roles – started to move towards the new structure as of the beginning of October 2016 • Candidates have been interviewed for the role of Head Coach • Handover for boat shed is...

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Burns Bay just off the Lane Cove River has been the site of flurried and methodical building activity this year. Beginning in February Adco Constructions, the contractor for the new Sydney University boatshed, moved into the site and began demolishing the foundations of the old boatshed destroyed by fire in March 2006. The also removed 15 old piles as they cleared the site for the new construction. April and May...

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