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October 22, 2017

Notice to club members

4-April-2017 Dear club members. Over the next 48 hours our club will more than likely get flooded to a height greater than 2015, and potentially higher than any of our most senior club members have experienced. Our club will be okay, we have taken all appropriate measures with our pontoon, our boats, and our equipment.…

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April 4, 2017

Our condolences go out to the Crotty’s family for Frank Crotty who passed away last month. Frank rowed for three years at the club and was in the 1958 Champion four and the four that went to Cardiff in the same year. In 1956 he was in Peter Aitchison’s youth crew with Graham Moran and…

Hawkes Bay Cup Regatta 2017

Well done to the Union Crews!! The very first rowing regatta (in the world) for 2017 was held 2nd January at Clive, Hawkes Bay. We held a small numbers of crews competing this year with amazing results. First up for the day came the win from the Masters Mens you placed first in the 4X- heat.…

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January 3, 2017

Billy Webb Challenge Results

Tim Ole Naske wins the Whanganui Billy Webb Challenge 2016!! It was as an Olympic re-match between Mahe Drysdale and Damir Martin, but two young guns stole the show at the Billy Webb Challenge on the Whanganui River on Sunday. World under 23 champion German Tim Ole Naske, edged out Kiwi Jordan Parry to claim…

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December 12, 2016

UBC Training Camp | Clive, Hawkes Bay

UBC are planning to hold a training camp at Clive in the Hawkes Bay prior to the Clive Regatta. The plan is as follows: 30 Dec  Load and travel am 30 Dec  Rig and train pm 31 Dec  Train am/noon/pm 31 Dec News Year eve barbecue 1 Jan  Train late am/pm 1 Jan  Hawkes Bay…

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December 11, 2016

NZ SS Rowing School Newsletter

NZ Secondary School Rowing Newsletter For those school rowers interested, please find below the latest rowing news from NZSSR. This month’s edition includes: The School Events Calendar Weight Classification Rules Maadi Cup 2017 Schedule plus much more… rowing-news-dec-2016

December 5, 2016

NZ Masters Games Twilight Rowing

NZ Masters Games Twilight Rowing UBC is hosting the Twilight (on water) and Indoor Rowing events at next years Masters games. The games are currently looking for more entries for the Twilight Outdoor Event. If your keen to give these event a go, please enter at www.nzmg.com or contact Pat Carroll for more information.

October 30, 2016

Attention: Last Chance – Kiwi Pair Book

ATTENTION The Boat Club still has a couple of copies of Bond and Murray’s “Kiwi Pair” book available at the all-time low cost of $30.00. The book is a great read and gives a real insight into the work and mind set these very successful athletes have adopted to get to where they have. If…

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October 11, 2016

Winter Series – Tonks Small Boat Race Results

This years Tonks boat race was a hard fought race. The race began at the Aramoho finish line, down river to the National Library then back up to the finish line. The way home was a tough paddle as crews fought against the strong Whanganui current. We had a great turnout of boats despite this. Pat was the best…

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October 10, 2016
Oympians Ceremony

Special Thanks – Whanganui Olympics Ceremony

Dear All I wish to sincerely thank you all for your efforts and input into a really relaxing but successful day for Rebecca and Chris on Saturday. Apart from the Haka not quite coming up, the day went off very smoothy and Rebecca, her family and Chris seemed genuinely delighted with the day and the effort a combined group…

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October 5, 2016