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
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    Australian U21 Trans Tasman 2014

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    Canadian Henley 2014

  • Rundle strokes NSW Youth Eight to victory in the Interstate Regatta Penrith March 2013

    Winning Eights 2012- 2014 with Jon Rundle

              On the podium at Champions Lakes WA with the Noel Wilkinson Trophy. Syd Uni U23 celebrate as they win the U23 national title - Champion Lakes Perth March 2012              

  • 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

From The Blog


Canada Crew Photo 6 Jul 14

The Boat Club is sending a team to 2014 Canadian Henley. The team - an U23 eight with sculling reserve and two coaches will fly from Sydney this Sunday, 20h July, The team is mostly first year students and will contest a number of events at the Ontario Rowing Championships and Canadian Henley. The main objective at Henley will be the U23 Eight. The crew will rain mainly in London,...

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Queens of the Brisbane River

Sydney Uni Womens Eight Brisvegas River Challenge 2014

Sydney Uni participated in the Brisbane River Challenge on 5 July with a Women’s eight. The regatta is run as a time trial and is rowed over 12.5 km starting one end of the city, rowing through the CBD passing under all the bridges, finishing in front of the Regatta Hotel. Boats started with intervals of 30s between, in a head race format. Sydney Uni, starting some 30 seconds behind...

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Medal in U21 Trans-Tasman


Three Sydney University rowers won medals competing for Australian Under 21 crews against New Zealand in the first leg of the 2014 Trans-Tasman series rowed at the Sydney International Rowing Centre at Penrith last week. The format for the series includes nine male and nine female rowers from each country competing in different boats over three days. Day One included single sculls, pairs and lightweight double sculls, Day Two included fours...

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

Sydney University Vice Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence christened the new Boat Club Eight in a ceremony in the Main Quad in the late afternoon of 3rd April. The new eight is an Empacher R86 mould and is named after Dr Spence’s late wife, Beth Spence. Beth, who was a keen rower, passed away after a short illness in December 2012 and the Boat Club felt that this was an appropriate...

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