Forward: Easter 2021 Edition

Finally CCBC were able to return to the water for a full term of rowing in both novice and senior crews! The latest edition of the boat club newsletter recounting all the racing of this term can now be read here: Forward – Easter 2021 Edition

June Eights Regatta Day 4

5 Churchill crews raced for the last day of the June Eights Regatta, here’s how they got on: NW1: TLDR : “Naughty girls get disqualified for hitting other girls. The end.” – Rowan S English After yesterday’s calm “photo opportunity” paddle down the reach, we arrived at the boathouse ready for a proper race. The […]

June Eights Regatta Day 3

4 of the 6 CCBC boats were back in action day (after 2 opponents scratched), here’s how they got on: NW2: We arrived at the boathouse feeling confident after our victory yesterday and after applying (the much needed) sunscreen and completing our group stretches, we set off down the river, ready to race against Lucy […]

June Eights Regatta Day 2

NW2: NW2 arrived at the boathouse knowing they had business to do. We were early, we were focused, we were ready. After some crucial group stretching we set off on the now familiar route all the way down to the bottom of the course. Our opponents this time were Clare College NW3. After some beautiful […]

June Eights Regatta day 1

CCBC had an eventful start to the eights regatta, which saw some exciting side by side racing over a 1km fro the reach to the P&E. Here’s how the six racing crews got on: NW2: NW2 21st June Racing against Selwyn NW2 today and the race preparations began with Amy Rees, a member of the […]

June Eights Regatta, Getting on Race

This week six Churchill crews will be racing in the June Eights Regatta (a 4 day replacement for May Bumps). To allocate the crews into divisions and seed them for subsequent races, all crews took part in a 1km time trial from the reach to Bumps Bottom Finish. Here’s how they got on: NW2: Today […]

X-Press Head results 2021

M1 and W1 raced the 2.1km X-Press Head course in preparation for the upcoming June Eights Regatta (JER). Here’s how they got on: W1: “Did you hear creaking?” Never a good phrase to hear in a boat. Especially in a boat which is minutes away from racing. “I think my rigger was creaking on the […]

Peterborough Spring Regatta 2021

Churchill M1 travelled north to the Peterborough Spring Regatta for their first off-Cam race in more than a year. Eager for side-by-side racing on a proper rowing lake, the crew departed from Cambridge early on Sunday morning. While the 8+ was the day’s focus, M1 split into two scratch crews to race 4+’s in the […]

Nine’s Spring Regatta 2021 Race Reports

Churchill M1 made the most of the summer weather over the bank holiday weekend by spending over four hours on the water for the “slightly longer than anticipated” Nines Spring Regatta. After a silky row down to the top of the Reach, which showcased some of the finest paddling of the term thus far, it […]

City of Cambridge’s Big Weekend

CCBC was quickly back in action again, with crews taking part in City of Cambridge’s Spring Head to Head and City Sprints events across the May Bank holiday weekend. Here’s how they got on: Spring Head-to-Head A scratch M1/M2 composite set off on Saturday for a double-header 1.9k race up and down the Cam. After […]