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Name Martin Yarr, M
Nickname Martin Y
Side str
Bow side competence (0 to 5)  0
Noviced in 2005
Sex Male
Status Undergrad

Notes: MLBC 2006-07, Lard King May '07, Member of highest FaT 2nd May VIII since 1959

1. Technically perfect ...
2. Sitting the boat
3. Best M2 since the '50s
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Rowing Career

According to our records, Martin Yarr has rowed in 30 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 1st men's VIII and most recently on the 13/6/07

Messages

Number of posts  49
Most recent post  24/6/07 5:00pm, "Members' poll: Favourite 2-digit ''A'' road"
Posts as  Martin Y, martin, laughing my face off, anon, Ran to Ely once (it was sh*t), Why isn't the motorway bridge on your poll?, not a fan, Martin, workaholic, always looks good in a tux, critical to the last, thinks coxes should be hit with blades, and not heard, always squares early (in fact prefers rowing square blades), anything to avoid actually work, Martin 'Fantastic Catches' Yarr, Martin's First and Thirdiness

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Official crews and main results

2005 - 2006
Mich Term 2nd men's novice VIII at str
  Novice Fairbairn Cup (1st division): 11:07   16th Novice Men's Crew, 4th of 23 2nd Boats
  Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 19:01   Only 4th VIII, 37th of 37 College VIIIs
Lent Term 4th men's VIII at str
  Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Downing III, Queens' III, Peterhouse II and St. Catharine's II; 12th in division 3
May Term 3rd men's VIII at 4
  May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped LMBC III, Clare II and Christ's II; 9th in division 3
2006 - 2007
Mich Term 2nd men's IV at 2
  University IVs (2nd division): lost to Emmanuel II (eventual winners) by 50m in the quarter finals
  Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 16:11.6   Fastest 3rd VIII (24th College VIII) (1st men's novice VIII rowing as 3rd men's VIII at 2)
Lent Term 2nd men's VIII at 2
  Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Peterhouse, Sidney Sussex, Girton and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 2
May Term 2nd men's VIII at 4
  May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Caius II, Magdalene and Christ's; 14th in division 1

Coaching

2006 - 2007

2nd men's novice VIII, Mich Term 2006
3rd men's novice VIII, Mich Term 2006

Full results record

2005 - 2006

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition (2nd division): 13:34.8   11th of 29, top D crew, 2nd of 6 4th VIIIs (4th men's novice VIII at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Beginner VIIIs): 11:12   12th of 25 student beginner VIIIs, 6th of 16 college novice VIIIs (2nd men's novice VIII at str)
Clare Novice Regatta (Cup): Lost to Fitzwilliam A by a length in the 1st round (2nd men's novice VIII at str)
Novice Fairbairn Cup (1st division): 11:07   16th Novice Men's Crew, 4th of 23 2nd Boats (2nd men's novice VIII at str)
Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 19:01   Only 4th VIII, 37th of 37 College VIIIs (4th men's VIII at str)
Newnham Short Course (Lower VIIIs): 6:24   4th out of 6 3rd VIII's (4th men's VIII at 6)
Robinson Head (Lower VIIIs): 8:48   19th overall, 3rd fastest 3rd VIII (4th men's VIII at str)
Pembroke Regatta (Lower division): Raced 4 rounds: Beaten by Jesus III by an "undisclosed distance" (approximately very small) in the final (4th men's VIII at str)
Battle for the Fleeces (1st division): Lost by a length (The Keen Boat at str)
Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Downing III, Queens' III, Peterhouse II and St. Catharine's II; 12th in division 3 (4th men's VIII at str)
City Sprints (CRA Nv 4+): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to FaT A By Half a Length in the final (3rd men's IV at 2)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's Lower Div. Mays): 5:29   33rd overall, 7th in category, winners of Most 'Interesting' Start (4th men's VIII, Grad VIII at 4)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (Men's lower division): Beat Wolfson 2 by 1/4 length in the 1st round and Scratched in the 2nd round (3rd Men's Eight for 99s Regatta at 6)
May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped LMBC III, Clare II and Christ's II; 9th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at 4)

2006 - 2007

Cambridge Autumn Head (Lower College IV+): 12:01   7th of 7 lower coxed IVs; 16 of 17 coxed IVs (3rd men's (scratchtastic) IV at str)
University IVs (2nd division): lost to Emmanuel II (eventual winners) by 50m in the quarter finals (2nd men's IV at 2)
Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 16:11.6   Fastest 3rd VIII (24th College VIII) (1st men's novice VIII rowing as 3rd men's VIII at 2)
Christmas Head (College Men's VIIIs): 7:46   Won College Men's VIII (1st 'Winter' Men's VIII at str)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (2nd division): 20:18   Winners of C2, 10th fastest college men's VIII (2nd men's VIII at str)
Head of the Nene (Novice VIIIs): 17:33   38th overall, 4th in Nv, 2nd college Nv VIII (2nd men's VIII at 6)
Robinson Head (Lower VIIIs): 8:41   4th overall; fastest second VIII (2nd men's VIII at 2)
Pembroke Regatta (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Beat Pembroke II by 2 and a half lengths in the final (2nd men's VIII at 2)
Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Peterhouse, Sidney Sussex, Girton and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 2 (2nd men's VIII at 2)
Radegund Mile Head Race (College VIIIs): 5:41   2nd of College Crews 3rd overall (2nd men's VIII at 2)
Head of the Cam (1st division): 9:38   15th fastest college men's VIII, 9th fastest in 1st Mays (2nd men's VIII at 6)
LMBC erg champs (Men's Lower): 12:12.6   Won (2nd men's VIII, erg busting beasts (and Llewellyn) at 4)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st division): 19:10   2nd in M2, 4th Overall (2nd men's VIII at 4)
City Sprints (CRA Nv 4+): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to City of Cambridge in the final (FaT B at 2)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 4:57.1   6th in M1, 12th Overall (2nd men's VIII at 4)
May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Caius II, Magdalene and Christ's; 14th in division 1 (2nd men's VIII at 4)

Number of events: 30
Total number of races: 53

Bumps record

Number of races: 16
Rowed over twice
Bumped up 14 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2006, May Bumps 2006, Lent Bumps 2007, May Bumps 2007)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 4 (Lent Bumps 2006, Lent Bumps 2007)
Never Got bumped down
Highest finish position: 14 (2nd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2007)
Lowest finish position: 46 (4th men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2006)
Bumps aggregate: Up 14
Average position change per row: 0.875

Recorded bumps:
Bumped Downing III (4th men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2006, Tuesday)
Bumped Queens' III (4th men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2006, Wednesday)
Bumped Peterhouse II (4th men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2006, Friday)
Bumped St. Catharine's II (4th men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2006, Saturday)
Bumped LMBC III (3rd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2006, Thursday)
Bumped Clare II (3rd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2006, Friday)
Bumped Christ's II (3rd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2006, Saturday)
Bumped Peterhouse (2nd men's VIII at 2; Lent Bumps 2007, Tuesday)
Bumped Sidney Sussex (2nd men's VIII at 2; Lent Bumps 2007, Thursday)
Bumped Girton (2nd men's VIII at 2; Lent Bumps 2007, Friday)
Bumped St. Catharine's (2nd men's VIII at 2; Lent Bumps 2007, Saturday)
Bumped Magdalene (2nd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2007, Friday)
Bumped Christ's (2nd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2007, Saturday)
Bumped Caius II (2nd men's VIII at 4; May Bumps 2007, Wednesday)


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