The Club's Results

Mich Term 1998

Bedford Autumn Fours Head
Sun 18th October
A 2000m timed head race on the Great Ouse
A few college senior IVs generally travel to Bedford for this race practice, and generally perform well.

Magdalene Silver Pairs
Fri 30th October
A 2000m knock-out regatta for coxless pairs in the chasing format
The Magdalene Silver Pairs is the more prestigious of the two University pairs events.

Darley/Rogers: Beat Hammer/Reisemann in the 1st round and Drew with Bull/Huge Jesus guy in the final
Robinson/Peck: Lost to Bull/Huge Jesus guy in the 1st round

Cambridge Autumn Head
Sat 31st October
A 2600m timed head race on the Cam
Attracting many town clubs and some college crews, the Autumn Head is a useful form guide for the upcoming University IVs.

University IVs
Mon 2nd - Fri 6th November
A knockout competition for Cambridge College IVs over 2800m (light IVs), 2000m (men's coxed IVs) or 1300m (women's coxed IVs)
For College senior crews, traditionally the most prestigious event of term, and the main focus of the first half of term for the better senior College crews.

Light IV (Light IVs): Lost to eventual winners Emmanuel (30s) in the semi finals
1st men's IV (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to LMBC (10s) in the semi finals
3rd men's IV (2nd division): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Clare II (22s) in the quarter finals
4th men's IV (2nd division): Lost to the eventual winners Emma III (56s) in the 1st round

Cambridge Winter Head
Sat 14th November
A 2600m timed headrace on the Cam
Open to all clubs, for colleges the Winter Head is useful race practice for the 'Fairbairns', and the first experience of racing for some of the novice crews.

Head of the River IVs
Sat 14th November
A processional head race over the University Boat Race Course for Fours and Quads
550 crews enter this national event. The top college IVs usually join the top crews from around the country in this prestigious event.

Clare Novice Regatta
Sat 28th November
A side-by-side knock out regatta for Cambridge College novice (beginner) VIIIs
With just a week before Novice Fairbairns, the Clare Novice's offer all important race practice and exciting side by side racing. Most college novice VIIIs enter

1st men's novice VIII (Cup): Lost to Churchill (3 feet) in the 1st round

Novice Fairbairn Cup
Thu 3rd December
A 2700m timed head race on the Cam for Cambridge College novice VIIIs
The main focus for Michaelmas term for all novice crews at Cambridge University - all novices compete.

Fairbairn Cup
Fri 4th December
A 4300m timed head race on the Cam for College VIIIs
The main focus of the term for all Cambridge college senior crews - all senior college crews compete, and our best novice crews usually do too!

Fairbairn Cup - IVs
Fri 4th December
A 3200m timed head race on the Cam for College IVs
Subsidary to the VIIIs event, a handful of college IVs usually enter.


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