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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Latest 2016 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

SUBC Executive Committee Meeting – Thursday 1st September 2016 1 – Welcome 2 – Business Arising • Constitution – Anika to review this for the next meeting • Code of conduct – Damon has been working on this • Will review our programs at the next committee meeting • Mike & Tobias are now driving the strategic planning process as Peter Stokes has been unable to continue with this. We...

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Remembering March 26th 2006


As the new SUBC Boatshed nears completion it is worth contemplating both the devastation of that day in terms of our rowing program and the shock it gave us. When this writer received a message from the then Head Coach at around 6.15 am that " there has been a bit of a fire at the boatshed" I expected to arrive at Linley Point to discuss what boats were damaged...

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Kim Brennan Gold 2016

Olympic gold medallist Kim Brennan leads a group of Olympic stars named by Sydney and Melbourne Universities in their initial squads for the 2016 Australian Boat Race. Coaches have also included 2016 Olympic silver medallists Sasha Belonogoff, Cam Girdlestone and Josh Booth in their squads of 60 athletes from which 36 will be then chosen for two men’s and two women’s eights to compete on 23rd October. Photo above shows...

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