About the 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.


Latest Galleries
  • SUBC christen a new rowing 8 boat the 'Beth Spence'.

    VC Christens New Eight – “Beth Spence”


    Riverview Gold Cup 2013

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    Gallagher Great Race

  • Right - Michale Poulter Melb Uni U23 Qiad 2013

    Australian Team Fundraiser

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    Australian Rowing Championships 2013

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    Australian Boat Race 2012 – Highlights

From The Blog


        The Australian National Rowing Championships 23-28th March The Australian Schools Rowing Championships 27-30th March The Kings and Queens Cup Interstate Regatta  29th March The 2014 World Cup of Rowing 1    28-30th March "Outstanding Regatta for Kehoe and Belonogoff" Among many great performers for our  club were Sasha Belonogoff (with three golds, the National Open Single Sculls, The Presidents Cup for the Interstate Single Scull and the...

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Boat Club Foundation Speech – November 2013

In November 2013 Paul and Ros Espie hosted a cocktail party for the Rowing Foundation at their home at Darling Point. This night provided a substantial boost in committed pledges and donations to our Foundation. Our thanks to Paul and Ros for hosting us and giving the Boat Club the opportunity to be re-committed to growing our Foundation capital. On the evening our Deputy President, Chris Noel  gave the following...

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Scullers Shine at 2014 Sydney International Regatta

Sally Kehoe at 2014 Sydney International Regatta

Sydney University scullers shone strongly at the just concluded Sydney International 2014 Regatta with gold, s silver and bronze medals in the 2014 Nationals, the 2014 Interstate Regatta and World Cup 1 of 2014. Sasha Belonogoff showed his class winning the men’s single scull national title with silver medal to Nick Purnell (also of SUBC). Nick Hudson was 5th; Cam Girdlestone was 7th with Hamish Playfair and Matt Ryan finishing...

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Sweet Row Lands New South Wales another King’s Cup Victory

NSW Eight make it seven in a row in 2014 King's Cup

International Regatta Centre, Penrith   29th March 2014     In sport there is often talk of the feeling and result that occurs when a bat, racquet or club hits a ball in exactly the right spot and the “shot” sails exactly in the direction, speed and distance intended - the so-called "sweet spot". So in rowing a crew can hit a rhythm that allows the boat to reach optimum...

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