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Brasenose Boat Club

Torpids Report 2021

At the start of Trinity term, the captains were faced with the task of training up scratch crews for Summer Torpids. A two year bumps hiatus (due to weather and a pandemic) coupled with clashes with Finals meant that BNCBC…

Trinity 2018

Summer Eights Day 1 The Rugby Beer Boat kicked off the campaign with an early bump under 30s into the race. The (very) heavyweight crew laid down a choopy, but powerful start to row past LMH 3. W2 also set…

Hilary 2018

We started Hilary Term in style with a training camp in Oxford. This was a great opportunity for the novice rowers to integrate with the more experienced rowers and kickstart their training for the term. For the first four weeks,…

Christ Church Regatta 2017

With Novice Women A having come second in Nephthys and Novice Men A reaching the semi-final, we went into Christ Church with strong hopes for all five of our boats – two Men’s, two Women’s, and one Mixed.   We were…

Hilary 2015 – Women’s Report

After a strong Michaelmas, the women’s squad hit Hilary hard – and it certainly paid off. W1 entered Torpids having ranked 6th highest out of all women’s eights in the final IWL trial of term, with times faster than multiple…

Hilary 2015 – Men’s Report

After a hard term of training, I’m very pleased to say that the Men acquitted themselves excellently come Torpids. M1, although rowing over twice, managed to hold off University M1 throughout the four days and triumphantly over-bumped on the second…