The Club's Results

May Term 2001

University IVs
Mon 23rd April
The official CUCBC event for college IVs
Usually held at the beginning of November, the IVs were postponed this year because of severe flooding. They are in an unusual knock out 'chasing boats' format.

1st men's IV (1st division): Lost to eventual winners, Emmanuel (by 3s after 2 dead heats) in the 1st round
1st women's IV (1st division): Beat Wolfson (1.5 lengths) in the 1st round and Lost to eventual winners, Magdalene (3.5 lengths) in the 2nd round
2nd men's IV (2nd division): Lost to eventual winners, Trinity Hall II (8s) in the 1st round
2nd women's IV (2nd division): Beat Churchill II (easily) in the semi finals and Lost to Fitzwilliam II (4.5 lengths) in the final
3rd men's IV (2nd division): Lost to LMBC II (5s) in the 1st round

Foster Fairbairn Pairs
Mon 23rd April
A college pairs regatta in the unusual chasing format of the University IVs
The event is usually run after the bumps in the last week of Lent Term - but is part of the Small Boats Regatta at the beginning of term due to the Foot and Mouth tow-path closure.

Men's Pair B, Thorne/Grundy: Lost to St. Catherine's (eventual winners) in the semi finals
Men's Pair A, Rose/Earl: Lost by 3s to CCAT in the semi finals
Taylor/Painter: Beat Wolfson/Darwin composite by 34s in the semi finals and Won by beating Emmanual by 26s in 8min 26s in the final

Nottingham City Regatta
Sun 6th May
A high profile 2000m multilane regatta at the National Watersports centre in Nottingham
Four or five college boatclubs generally travel to Nottingham to experience multilane racing. Racing is held on two separate days; we send one men's crew to race in S3 and S4 on Sunday.

Notts City VIII (Senior4 VIIIs): 3rd to Bedford School and Bournemouth University in the final
Notts City VIII (Senior3 VIII): Winners, beating Reading RC and Newcastle Uni in the final

Bedford Regatta
Sat 12th May
A knock out side by side regatta over 1200m
A large event attracting many college, university and club crews from Oxford, Cambridge and beyond

1st men's VIII, Bedford crew (Senior3 VIII): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to eventual winners, Hertford College, Oxford (1 2/3 lengths) in the semi finals
1st men's VIII, Bedford crew (College VIIIs): Lost to Pembroke College, Oxford (1 length) in the 1st round
1st women's VIII (Senior4 VIIIs): Lost to Bedford High School (1 1/2 lengths) in the 1st round
1st women's VIII (College VIIIs): Lost to Emmanuel College (3 lengths) in the 1st round
2nd men's VIII, Bedford crew (Senior4 VIIIs): Rowed over, Caius scratched in the 1st round and Lost to University of East Anglia (easily) in the 2nd round
2nd men's VIII, Bedford crew (College VIIIs): Lost to Christ Church, Oxford (3 lengths) in the 1st round

Cam Sprints
Sun 13th May
A fun 400m sprint regatta held by the boathouses
If the sun is shining the Cam sprints can be a fun day by the river, with short exciting races

1st women's VIII (1st division): Beat Selwyn in the 1st round and Lost to Peterhouse (1/2 length) in the final
2nd women's VIII (Lower division): Beat a Darwin crew by a canvas in the 1st round and Lost to Selwyn II in the 2nd round
4th men's VIII (3rd division): Won against CCAT III (1 length) in the semi finals and Lost to CCAT II (1/2 length) in the final
5th men's VIII (3rd division): Lost to CCAT III (1 1/2 lengths) in the quarter finals
Men's VIII A (3rd division): Lost to Pembroke (3/4 length) in the semi finals
1st women's IV (Novice IV+): Won the event comfortably
JWE in his single scull (Novice 1x): Won against some guy from Cantabs (3 lengths) in the 1st round and Lost to eventual winner, Lewsey (CCRC) (2 lengths) in the 2nd round

Cambridge Head-2-Head
Sun 13th May
A race rowed over two head courses back to back
With several colleges rowing in Bedford on Saturday, few top crews enter. John Earl rows it in his single scull

The John Earl Slowness Challenge
Thu 24th May
Races in which people attempt to go slower than JWE in a single
The challenge is to go even slower than jearl, and thereby win the right to join the Slow People group.

Cambridge 99's Regatta
Sun 27th May
A side by side knock out regatta along the reach over 1000m
A fun summer regatta for college VIIIs. Quite a few usually enter considering nearly everyone has exams!

1st men's VIII (1st division): Lost to Robinson (2 feet) in the 1st round and Lost to Jesus in the plate 1st round
1st women's VIII (1st division): Lost to New Hall in the 1st round and Lost to Pembroke in the plate 1st round
2nd men's VIII (2nd division): Lost to Emmanuel II (easily) in the 1st round and Lost to Girton I (easily) in the plate 1st round
4th men's VIII (4th division): Raced 3 rounds: Beat FaT V in the plate final

May Bumps Getting-on Race
Fri 8th June
The 2000m qualifying race for the Lent Bumps
Entries in the bumps without positions in the finishing order of the May bumps last year, and up to 10 crews at the bottom of the last divisions, have to compete over a head race to "get on" to the bumps.

May Bumps
Wed 13th - Sat 16th June
The famous Cambridge University May Bumps on the River Cam
The highlight of the college rowing calendar involving a total of over 1500 students - over 100 at Trinity

Henley Women's Regatta
Sat 23rd June
A high profile regatta for women's crews held in the run up to the Henley Royal Regatta
Women's Henley often clashes with the Saturday of the May bumps, preventing any Cambridge College crews from competing. This year it was the week after the Mays, and several colleges had entries.

1st women's VIII: Lost to Chuchill (2 feet) in the 1st round


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