Easter Term Results

As Easter term draws to a close, a term of training (and not to mention exams) is set to culminate over the next four days in May Bumps. Throughout this term, the Boat Club has seen a number of results in races both on and off the Cam. The Spring Head to Head race on […]

Churchill Trial IVs

Churchill started their M1 dev squad training with a trial 4s race featuring many of their M1 rowers from last term. The two crews “Mac” and “Cheese” took to the Cam on the 10th March, the arranged formula was two 500m races along the reach between the spinning zone and the railway bridge. Mac – […]

Churchill show strong at Downing Eliminator

It was a return to indoor rowing for M1 the weekend as four of the team participated in the first edition of the Downing Eliminator. It was an innovative format akin to the elimination race found in track cycling, 8 rowers would start off on the erg with every 30s the rower who had travelled […]

Celebrate the opening of the new Combined Colleges Boathouse

In order to celebrate the opening of this fantastic new facility, guided tours of the venue will run on the afternoon of 11 June (the Saturday of May bumps) and during Association Weekend. An invitation is also extended to all Boat Club alumni to book tickets to join this year’s Boat Club dinner, on 11 June. Take […]

Head of the River Races 2016

Women’s Eights Head of the River Race W1 went to WEHoRR with the aims of enjoying the experience and taking a little bit of pink to the tideway. We had a number of changes in crew order in the run up to the race and ended up with yet another different crew order on the […]

Lent Bumps 2016

M1 – Blades (+4) Wednesday: After a rather nervy start, M1 quickly settled in a strong race pace, pushing away from Emma behind us and alternating between inside and outside station with Clare in front. This continued all the way until Grassy Corner, where Clare hit an obstacle parked on the side of the river, […]

BRICs 2015

On the 12th of December, six members of CCBC travelled to the Lee Valley VeloPark in London’s Olympic Park to compete at the British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRICs). Slightly nervous to be competing at such a large event, but quietly confident, the whole squad was ready to give a great performance to end a successful […]

Fairbairns 2015

NW1 Keen to end this term’s utter domination on a high, NW1 showed up to Fairbairns keen to put all their hard work into practice. Despite harry being unable to show his face in the bright light of day, he managed to get them safely down to Jesus lock, where we made sure to give […]

Emma Sprints

NW1 Continuing on from the success of Queen’s Ergs, NW1 were keen to prove themselves on the water. Dressed up as Pacman (cox) being chased by his ghosts, they descended up the river to marshal. Their first race was against Newnham NW2, who they left at the start line after one stroke. Described by CamFm […]

Winter Head

W1 Boat breakages and last minute crew changes due to injury meant that our preparations for this race were less than ideal. Despite this we went into the first race of the year determined to make the most of it. We wound up before the motorway bridge and settled into a strong rhythm at rate […]