This year the Tyne United / Durham University Boat Club New Yeas Head took place on Saturday 28th January 2017. The event included racing 5km upstream on the River Tyne, Scotswood to Newburn, as a perfect run-up event to the BUCS Head in February.
The following competitions occurred:
Division 1: 10:30
MO8+, W4s, O2x/2-
OJ8+, WJ18 4x-, WJ18 4+, OJ16 4x-, OJ16 4+, OJ2X, OJ2-
W-MAS 8+, O-MAS 4x-, O-MAS 4x+, O-MAS 4-, O-MAS 4+
Division 2 1:30pm
W8+, O4s, W2x/2-
JW8+, OJ18 4x-, OJ184+, WJ16 4x-, WJ16 4+, WJ2x/2-
O-MAS 8+, W-MAS 4x-, W-MAS 4x+, W-MAS 4-, W-MAS 4+
It was a great day of results DUBC. The women had a solid squad performance with wins in the following categories: W.NOV8+, W.NOV4+, W.IM3 8+, W.ELITE 8+, W.ELITE 4+, W.ELITE 4x, W.ELITE 2x and W.IM3 4+P. The men also shared in the successes with wins in the following; IM1 8+, IM1 4- and NOV4+. Another great success included the W.ELITE 8+ recording the fastest time of the day of 14:44.6 in the second division. Great job girls!