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Torpids 2016 – Day 2

On February 25, 2016, Posted by , In Regatta,Torpids, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Today marked the halfway point of the four day Oxford Torpids bumps regatta, which concludes this Saturday 27th February. Thus far ECBC has had a great deal of success, with each crew having already having bumped! A summary of the results is given below:   Wednesday 24th – Day 1…

Rowing On Torpids 2016

On February 21, 2016, Posted by , In Regatta,Torpids, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

After the delays caused by a high river and stream from heavy rainfall, it was unclear if the Torpids qualifying “rowing on” regatta would take place for lower division crews, with the original date of Friday 19th cancelled. However, fortunately there was a good few clear days and the flag…

February is ECBC’s EXVAC Month

On February 12, 2016, Posted by , In General, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

The Exeter College Boat Club was the February photo in the EXVAC Naked Calendar!   All proceeds went towards ExVac. ExVac is a charity run by the students of Exeter College, Oxford, who every year run two holidays for children aged 7-11 from the Oxford area who need a holiday….

ECBC gets pretty bench

On February 2, 2016, Posted by , In General, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Thanks to kind support given to ECBC, the club is now proud to present the newest member of the family! The purchase a new (custom red and black) bench – a piece of training equipment that will serve to be invaluable to the club when it comes to core conditioning…

Exeter takes IWL by storm

On February 1, 2016, Posted by , In IWL,Regatta,Torpids, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Yesterday saw the third round of the Isis Winter League (IWL) with almost 70 crews across colleges taking to the river. For this round, only ECBC’s M1 entered, but one crew was more than enough to make a statement on the club’s progress. Position Crew Division Time Points 1 Wolfson A…


The date of the next ECBC Torpids Dinner has been set! And will be the 5th of March 2016 (7th week). More details, including cost, to follow here as well as on the events page in our calendar. The dinner follows the week after Torpids (event page, information page), and…

Exeter To Exeter Ergathon

On January 13, 2016, Posted by , In Fundraising, By ,,, , With No Comments

ECBC is delighted to announce it’s Christmas present to you all – the ECBC/ExVac Sponsored Ergathon! On ***Saturday 5th March (7th week)*** we will be pairing up with ExVac to take on the Exeter-to-Exeter distance, 220km, on two ergs to raise money for the boat club (towards the new men’s…

Exeter College Register 2015 Rowing Report

On December 31, 2015, Posted by , In General, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

It would be fair to say that Exeter College Boat Club has faced its fair share of challenges in recent years. When I was a student at the College, the Men’s First VIII were second on the river, but 10 years later I found I had to look slightly further…

Christ Church Regatta Videos

On December 20, 2015, Posted by , In Christ Church,Regatta, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Thanks to the efforts of various spectators and rowers we now have some fun footage of last terms novice racing during Christ Church. For the full results, please visit this link. Videos are posted below:   CHIRST CHURCH ROUND I: EXETER MNA v. ST. ANTHONY’S MNC Result: won easily  …

Alumni Outing Michaelmas 2015

ECBC was pleased to hold the first alumni outing of the year at the beginning of Michaelmas, taking out a mixed boat of both current students and alumni to share in the excitement of a light intensity session while there was clear water. It was a great opportunity for alumni…