The Club's Results

Lent Term 1999

Cambridge Head-2-Head
Sat 23rd January
A timed headrace in two parts, length 2x2600m
Beginning of term race practice for many college crews.

Head of the Nene
Sat 6th February
A 5000m timed head race of Regional Importance
Most of the top college crews travel to race at Peterborough, for this invariably unpleasant but key race in preparation for the bumps.

Pembroke Regatta
Sat 13th February
A side-by-side knock out regatta on the reach, over 1100m
An event for college crews run in 3 divisions. For many crews, the last race practice before the bumps, and a popular event.

2nd men's VIII (2nd division): Lost to Caius II in the final

Bedford Head
Sun 14th February
A 2000m timed head race on the Great Ouse
An event attended by a minority of Cambridge Colleges.

Lent Bumps Getting-on Race
Fri 19th February
The 2000m qualifying race for the Lent Bumps
The Lent Bumps are the focus of the term for college rowing, but only those boats finishing higher than 10th from the bottom of last year's races are automatically entered. All other crews must compete for the 10 places available.

Lent Bumps
Tue 23rd - Sat 27th February
The famous Cambridge University Bumps on the River Cam
The focus of the year so far. The Lent Bumps are smaller and less prestigious than the May Bumps, but nevertheless involve 69 men's and 52 women's crews.

2nd Trinity Challenge Sculls
Tue 2nd March
A timed single sculling race over a course from Little Bridge to Peter's Posts, run by First and Third. This race was brought back into existence in 1999 after an extended period.
Timed single sculling head race, Little Bridge to Peter's Posts.

Cardinal's Regatta
Thu 11th March
"a regatta unlike any other..."
A fun post bumps regatta for mixed crews, with head starts for crews in fancy dress and widescale bribery of marshalls and race officials...!

Camouflage VIII (Fancy Dress): Won Best Fancy Dress

Head of the River Race
Sat 27th March
A huge head race down-river on the Tideway (tidal river Thames) over the University Boat Race course
The largest annual VIIIs head race in the country, attracting most rowing clubs and many University and College crews.


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