Forward: Michaelmas 2020 Edition

While rowing has once again been put on hold for the foreseeable future, CCBC were able to get back on the water briefly last term and certainly made the most of their training time. The latest edition of the boat club newsletter is dedicated to Jim Cameron, Boatman of CCBC for over 30 years, who […]

Christmas Head 2020

After a month of no rowing, CCBC were back in action for their first official race since Lent Bumps. Four crews tackled the 1.8km course from Grassy corner to Top finish. Here’s how they got on: W2 4+: We may have only had half our crew, but that didn’t stop W2 from facing Winter Head. […]

Forward: Lent and Easter 2020 Edition

The latest edition of our boat club newsletter, covering both Lent and May Terms, is now available to read. Enjoy! Forward Lent and Easter -2020

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 […]