Head action for all! A March bonanza

The self described rowing festival brought huge numbers to our doorstep.  It was some sight, three days of head races back to back.  ICBC is privileged with a location in the heart of rowing in London and we duly soaked in the atmosphere.  There was a stall selling pogies, Shania Twain on someone’s speakers and … Continue reading Head action for all! A March bonanza

Henley Royal Regatta 2017: The Preview

I take no responsibility for the content in the preview tables.  Some entries were lightly edited. Gradually, carefully and surely, the build-up is reaching a climax. Settled into a random house further upstream of the River Thames than our usual abode, Henley is on top of us. To finish off this anticipation is the Imperial … Continue reading Henley Royal Regatta 2017: The Preview

Henley Women’s Regatta 2017: Close but no cigar

It turned out to be one of those weekends. On the cusp of Henley Women’s Regatta, confidence across the squad was high as eight crews entered seven categories. These athletes battled to five finals and one semi-final, but, crucially, none returning with hardware. Here is a recap of a tumultuous weekend. Always intensely fought, the … Continue reading Henley Women’s Regatta 2017: Close but no cigar

ICBC at the Brugge Boat Race 2017

Nov.8+: Bow: Max Castello, Ian Kegler, Alistair Wallace, Matt Cowley, Wojciech Markowski, Sarunas Driezis, James Wilson, Stroke: David Simmonds, Cox: Charlotte Grayson In their international debut, the ICBC men's novice 8+ returned from the Brugge Boat Race with a solid win in the student men's category. The challenges, however, came before the boat had even … Continue reading ICBC at the Brugge Boat Race 2017

Quintin Head

As the global economic, political and social interregnum rages, a new era is dawning at Imperial College Boat Club. The arrival of Quintin Head is a welcome respite from the seemingly endless miles in the gloomy weather and short hours of sunlight.  The opportunity to swank on home water is never to be turned down … Continue reading Quintin Head