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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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NEW BOATSHED NEARS COMPLETION IN BURNS BAY

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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New Boatshed Construction Well Advanced

The new SUBC Boatshed in Burns Bay on the Lane Cove River is now well advanced in construction. The second floor is being prepared for pouring and the main main lowr deck and walls for the storage bays are complete. The three boat bays on the eastern side looking north from the main apron Boat Bay No 4 on the land side looking into park area Bay no 3 giving...

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BOAT CLUB JUNE NEWS UPDATE

Dear Boat Club Alumni, Members and Supporters,   There has been quite a lot happening at the Boat Club over the past few months – let us bring you up to date:   Sydney University New Boatshed   The construction of the new boatshed is well advanced – over the past two months the builders have drilled and/or driven 36 new piles into Burns Bay and onto these they have...

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DAVID BARTHOLOT WINS RNSW NOVICE OF THE YEAR

Sydney Uni Boat Club’s David Bartholot has won the 2015-2016 season “Novice Rower of the Year” Award presented annually by Rowing New South Wales.   David was given the award for his outstanding progression in his first season since joining SUBC in March 2016.   David was studying Engineering at Wollongong University in 2014 but an interest in the sport of rowing led him to gain excellent grades and he...

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MASTERS LEARN TO ROW PROGRAM AT SUBC GLEBE BOATSHED

The Sydney University Women's Masters are running a Masters " Learn to Row Program" Glebe Boatshed of SUBC Saturdays 7 am - 9am Starting 25th June - to 30th July  ( 6 Saturdays) Cost $250 Want to join in : email Jo Pollett jopol@bigpond.com or call mobile: 0414554098.

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Main Deck of New SUBC Boatshed in place

The new SUBC Boatshed in Burns Bay is proceeding apace with 36 piles now completed in the bay and head stocks attached to support the main lower floor of the shed. The builders are now preparing to pour the main slab. From the photo the extent of the main deck is now apparent. On the left of the deck will be a four bay shed with change rooms and training...

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SUBC rowers ramp up Australia’s World Cup tally

Three Sydney Uni Boat Club representatives have contributed to Australia’s medal haul at the World Rowing Cup II in Lucerne. Our headline photo shows SUBC's Sally Kehoe and Gen Horton of Mosman Rowing Club after winning silver in the women's double scull. SUBC powerhouses Cameron Girdlestone and Sasha Belonogoff made up half of the Men’s Quadruple Sculls gold medal winning crew in seats 3 and 2. Coming into the A-finals...

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SUPPORT THE CREW ! 16th JULY DINNER

Dear SUBC Members/Alumni/Supporters,   This year we have a number of NSW rowers selected on various Australian teams for 2016. This includes 5x SUBC athletes and a coach on the Junior Australian Team. Marcus Britt, Ollie Schwartz, Lachlan Miles, Jack O'Brien, Lewis Willoughby (cox), and Sarah Cook (coach), have been selected for the Junior Men's Coxed Four to compete at the World Championships in Rotterdam in August. In order to...

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