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SCHOOL ROWERS WINTER PROGRAM AND REGATTA MAY – JULY 2017

SCHOOL ROWERS WINTER PROGRAM AND REGATTA MAY – JULY 2017 Are you a keen school rower in Years 10, 11 or 12 and looking to enjoy your sport and row out of Australia’s newest rowing facility and on Sydney’s best training water? Give us a call and join our winter program starting 1st May and rowing twice per week. Finishing off with The Winter School Regatta 6-8th July Final day...

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Rio Silver Medallist leads the way for SUBC at 2017 State Championships

The NSW State Championships are always a highly anticipated regatta both locally and nationally – this is the first occasion when athletes and coaches can see and appreciate the value of their winter preparation. The Boat Club was fortunate to have our new coaching team fully in place and bedded down and also fortunate to have experienced senior rowers like Sarah Cook and Cam Girdlestone leading our squad on the...

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SUBC Executive Committee Meeting Minutes form 31 Jan 2017

SUBC Committee Meeting – 31st January 2017 1 – Welcome 2 – Business Arising • Strategic Plan not ready as yet – draft to be released next week, committee meeting to finish sub-committee charters, more discussion next meeting • Elite Rowers at NTCs – needs to be discussed further with SUSF to find a solution for student athletes required to relocate. • Constitution – review by Nick Hudson not yet...

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Strong Performance by Boat Club Rowers at Small Boats Regatta

Very hot weather greeted competitors at the Rowing NSW Small Boats Regatta on Saturday. The near 40 degree day made it hard work for all competitors and their coaches. Sydney University Development Squad showed terrific depth with five of the eight men's finalists in the U21 sculls coming from SUBC. Leading the way across the line was SUBC's Leon Chambers a length clear of Tom Barnes of Sydney Rowing Club,...

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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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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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SYDNEY UNIVERSITY BOAT CLUB APPOINTS NEW HEAD COACH

Following the recent appointment of our Head Coach Mark Prater as a coach at the Canberra National Training Centre for Men in Canberra Sydney University Boat Club has been conducting interviews for his successor. The club is pleased to announce the appointment of Don McLachlan as Head Coach. Don’s most recent role was Lead Coach of Ireland from 2014 – 2016 – a period in which Irish Rowing produced its...

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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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