14 Results for author: BRC Senior Women

Head Coach Vacancy

We are looking to recruit a Head Coach to take our club to the next level. More

Birmingham Rowing Club secures funding to boost women’s rowing in the city

Sport England has awarded Birmingham Rowing Club a grant to fund a new women’s boat which will enable more girls and women to take part in the sport of rowing. More

Henley Town and Visitors Regatta – August 2013

The first regatta post-HWR for most the senior women was at Henley once again! Enjoying being back on the Henley stretch, the WIM3 4+ took to the water in the morning to compete in their semi-final. Henley T&V is run as a 3-lane river regatta and their semi final involved us, Barnes Bridge Ladies and Auriol Kensin... More

Henley Women’s Regatta – June 2013

The main regatta of the season for BRC’s senior women was Henley Women’s Regatta. Having been preparing for this directly since September 2012, and indirectly our whole rowing careers, it was with much excitement that the crew set off to Henley on Thursday night. A steady paddle after putting the boat together ... More

Reading Amateur Regatta – June 2013

The BRC Senior Women’s final taste of competition before Henley Women’s was W.IM2.4+ on the Sunday of Reading Amateur Regatta. On the Saturday, the crew took the opportunity to spend the day training in Henley-on-Thames where they were pleased with the progress made despite windy conditions to rival Edgbaston Reservo... More

Metropolitan Regatta – June 2013

The next regatta for the BRC Senior Women was a real test of commitment, with alarm clocks set for 4:30am to ensure arrival in time for their 9am race. For the second time this summer the girls made the trip down the M40 to Dorney, this time to compete in W.IM2.4+ on the second day of the Metropolitan Regatta. Fortun... More

Nottingham City Regatta – May 2013

Yay for an early morning trip to the NSWC, the much beloved multi-lane rowing lake in Nottingham, known for guaranteeing 'interesting' conditions. This year's Nottingham City Regatta provided what could be classified as moderate conditions since it didn't involve sinking and capsizing boats. The weather was cold, and a ... More

Wallingford Regatta – May 2013

The first regatta of the season for the BRC Senior Women turned out to be a great, sunny day. In the morning the newly bow-rigged WIM2 4+ had a straight final, in which they came fifth in a time of 07:58.8, which was 23 seconds off the winners, Lea. Later on, the same four competed in a bulging WIM3 4+ category. A ... More

Oxford City Bumps – April 2013

With much excitement, and a few classic bumps nerves, the senior women travelled to Oxford to take part in their City Bumps competition. A bumps competition is where boats start in procession, about a length and a half apart. When the canon fires all boats start racing simultaneously, with the aim of the race being ... More

Bedford Fours and Small Boats Head – April 2013

The last head race in the season for the senior women was Bedford Head. Again. Into this we entered five women’s coxed fours across IM1, IM2 and IM3. In contrast to our previous attempt in February, the weather was very kind to us – a lovely 18 degrees with an interestingly gusty cross/tail wind. The women’s ... More