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Scottish Indoor Championships

On Saturday 23rd the Novice squads took on the Scottish Indoor Champions. The Novices broke previous club records with three teams medalling. While the Senior teams competed at Fuller’s Head of the River Fours, 32 novices joined by their coaches Aidan Graham and Monty Jones, competed near Glasgow. Having only joined rowing in September, the…

Fuller’s Head of the River Fours

This weekend our senior crews took part in Fuller’s Head; with the women making their first appearance in recorded history. Taking on the Tideway, we had a total of nineteen athletes among four crews. Starting 49th, our men’s 4+ comprised of Chris Bock, Alex Chisholm, Aidan Witts, Joseph White, and Drew Nielson (cox); of which…

Autumn Training Camp

All four squads enjoyed an intense and team-focused week during training camp. While the senior crews prepared for Fours Head, the novice teams improved drastically in technique and fitness. Located in Dumfries and Galloway, Loch Ken provided the club with an opportunity to row on a 9-mile stretch of freshwater. The five-day trip also allowed…

24-hour Ergathon: 2019 Edition

We are incredibly thrilled to announce that we raised £1092 for Maggie’s Fife. Among the socials and the Give-it-a-Go sessions during Freshers’ Week, the Boat Club set out to make a more memorable contribution to the Fife community. Organised by Development Officer, Sam Winton, we hosted an incredibly successful 24-hour Ergathon. All members of UStABC…

A Tribute to our Founder, John Browne

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our club founder and Honorary Club Captain, John Browne. John founded the University of St Andrews Boat Club back in 1962. Although having rowed at the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle, John decided to pursue his “lifelong interest in aviation” upon joining St Andrews. After…

Success at Home International Regatta 2019

The season didn’t end at Henley as 4 of our athletes continued training to represent Scotland at Home International Regatta on Saturday 27th July. The event took place in Strathclyde Park, Scotland. All four of our athletes took to the Strathclyde waters following an incredibly successful season. The athletes competing had all achieved medals in…

St Andrews make history in Henley Royal Regatta Semi-Finals!

Last week, we made Club history at Henley Royal Regatta. Out of 49 entries, our Senior Men’s coxed four (Campbell Nelson, Oscar Nick, Henry Marles, Chris Bock and Holly Bartlett), finished in the top four crews of the Prince Albert Challenge Cup. The boys rowed an outstanding race in the semi-finals against Durham University Boat…

Two fours at Henley Women’s and Marlow

Last week, we travelled south for the Henley Women’s and Marlow Regattas. At Henley Women’s Regatta, our Women’s Aspirational Academic Coxless Four (Kirstin, Lydia, Skye and Morgan) reached the quarter-finals. This is a fantastic achievement for the girls’ final race together, and the perfect culmination of a year filled with outstanding achievements; becoming British, British…

Saints are crowned double Scottish Champions!

Last weekend, we headed to Strathclyde Park for the annual Scottish Championships Regatta. It was a fantastic three days of racing, and we added even more club records to our 2018-19 collection. For the first time in 57 years, we were crowned Scottish Champions in the M2- and W4+. The event provided the ideal opportunity…

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