The Club's Results

Mich Term 2001

2nd men's novice VIII

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition (1st division)

1. Henry peering at Jim...

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Cambridge Winter Head

7th of 16 Cambridge novice crews, 2nd men's novice 2nd VIII
Time: 11:23
The second men's novice VIII was also very successful, fastest but for LMBC's second novice VIII. However, our crew crashed at Grassy and lost 12-15 seconds; with no mishaps they would have beaten LMBC comfortably. [by the webmaster]
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Clare Novice Regatta (1st division)

1st round
Beat Wolfson A ( ~ 5 lengths)
A gutsy and drama free race saw the 2nd VIII dispatch Wolfson comfortably. [by the webmaster]
2nd round
Beat Downing B (3/4 length)
Downing B were huge. The bank party kept this observation to themselves, but the crew did well to remain composed when Baz saw fit to point it out. Boasting some pretty nice paddling too, Downing looked to the bank party like a formidable challenge....

Put simply, the guys absolutely flew, and fully deserved this hard won win. [by the webmaster]
Quarter finals
Lost to Pembroke A
Judging by the initial pace of the crews, this was going to be a cracking race, with the crews running neck a neck for the first half minute. It was not to be, however. A seat disaster at 6 put us down to 6 men for the majority of the race, giving Pembroke, who went on to win a place in the final, an easy row to the line. A frustrating end to the day, but overall an impressive showing from the 2nd VIII who, as only 2nd novice boat in the quarter finals, confirmed themselves as serious challengers for the 2nd VIII cup in Fairbairns next week. [by the webmaster]

1. Go!
2. Ready to roll vs. Pe...
3. At the start vs Downing
[more...]

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Novice Fairbairn Cup

22nd, 7th lower novice VIII, beat 12 1st novice VIIIs
Time: 11:00
I was very proud to bank party the 2nd VIII in the novice Fairbairn race. I was worried the panicked start would lead to hard core spacking all the way down the course. Instead, by Elizabeth Way the crew had pulled together and, well, pulled! The high rating and long strokes, enough to knacker even the toughest novice, proved how hard the 2nd VIII reallly are. With Baz screaming at them they powered down the reach and finished off the course in style. (Dan)

1. Near the start
2. Passing Emma
3. From Emma footbridge

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