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Summer Eights



St. Peter’s College Boat Club (SPCBC) is the rowing club for all members of St. Peter’s College, Oxford. It is based in the University College Boathouse on the southern bank of the Isis (Thames), which is shared with University College, Somerville College and Wolfson College. The boathouse was brand new in 2007 having been rebuilt after fire devastated the old Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) boathouse in 1999. Thanks to the kind hospitality of Radley College, SPCBC crews have also trained at Radley (located on the Thames about 5 miles from Oxford) for a number of years. 

SPCBC train for and compete in Oxford’s intercollegiate rowing competitions: Christ Church Regatta in Michaelmas term, Torpids in Hilary term and Summer Eights in Trinity term. Crews also aim to compete in some external regattas. In previous years, this has included Bristol Regatta, Bedford Regatta, Wallingford Regatta and Notthingham Regatta and The Head of the River Race on the Tideway in London as well as Henley Royal Regatta. SPCBC oarsmen and oarswomen have previously been selected to compete against Cambridge in the university crews (OUBC, OUWBC, OULRC, OUWLRC). This year's OUBC President Karl Hudspith is an enthusiastic Peterite.

St Peter's is a boat club currently on the up, coming 1st in the Christ Church Regatta in 2008 and 2nd in November 2010 (the 2009 event got cancelled), bumping up 3 places in Torpids 2011 and 2 in Summer Eights 2011. We wish to maintain this trend by bringing enthusiastic, knowledgeable rowers, coxes and coaches to the club.


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