Queens’ Ergs 2019

On Sunday 10th November we had four Churchill novice boats competing in Queens’ Ergs, a team 8x500m erg race to find the most powerful novice crew in Cambridge! Here’s how they got on: Our mixed novice boat took part with the help of a couple of seniors and held their own with 4 women in […]

Forward! Newsletter Mays 2019

The latest edition of the boat club newsletter Forward is now available, with a summary of the latest term’s results, some brilliant Alumni stories and more! Forward! Mays 19

May Bumps 2019 Day 4

M4: On the last day of Bumps, we had the best weather, highest spirit, and greatest expectations. We were supposed to bump Darwin M3. Behind us, there was Magdalene M6 thinking of chasing us, which we did not consider as a real threat. Here goes the cannon! We started our usual sequence. We could see Magdalene […]

May Bumps 2019 Day 3

Another exciting day for Churchill today, here’s how the crews got on: M4: Rowing down to the start today, spirits were high as we were rowing the best we had all term, and the sun had finally decided to show its face. There was a hold up due to someone from the bank falling into […]

May Bumps Day 2

For the second day of may bumps the rain continued, but the wind really picked up! Here’s how the Churchill crews faired in the stormy conditions: M4: “The race was as short as this sentence: Caius was fast.”. David Berry, LBC and 6 seat W2: “No don’t drop out now, this is the best term […]

May Bumps 2019 Day 1

6 Churchill crews took to the Cam today for the first day of May Bumps. Here’s how they got on (in racing order): M4: The rain did not deter a still heavily substituted M4 from (for most of them) their first ever experience of Bumps.  The row to the start was definitely less shaky than […]

Peterborough Regatta 2019

On Saturday 1st June, an M1 VIII and IV+ went to Peterborough regatta, a multi lane 1km course. Here’s how they got on: M1 VIII: After Champs Head, M1 had made a big improvement in the start sequence, so this 1k race was a good test of the improvement in a competitive condition. Heat: The […]

Champs Head 2019

On Sunday 5th May, Churchill crews took part in Champs Head, a 1.4 km course on the Cam between the Plough pub and the P&E. Here’s how they got on: W1 Armed with a new confidence after a shock win at Bedford Regatta last weekend, the crew was keen to build on that performance and […]

Bedford Regatta 2019

On Saturday 11th May 2019 M1 and W1 competed in Bedford Amateur Regatta, a 1.2km course through the centre of Bedford. Here’s how they got on: M1: M1’s first race of the day at Bedford Regatta was against Abingdon School’s J15 1st VIII in the open 8s category. We knew it was likely to be […]

Blades for Victory!

Churchill College Boat Club (CCBC) was established in 1961 to allow students of the College to get the chance to learn to row and compete against the other Cambridge Colleges. 48 years later and the club is still going strong with over 60 members and boats catering for all abilities. However, despite CCBC’s Women’s First […]