The Club's Results

Mich Term 2001

Bedford Autumn Fours Head
Sun 14th October
A 2000m timed head race in Bedford
A few college senior IVs generally travel to Bedford for this race practice, and generally perform well

Head of the Charles
Sat 20th October
A high profile head race upstream on the Charles River, Boston-Cambridge, Massachusetts USA
Our old boys club, "Black Prince Boat Club" organised a crew to enter, and enjoyed an entertaining, and fairly successful weekend. Queen's old boys, "Boars Head", also entered.

Cambridge Autumn Head
Sat 27th 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 29th October - Fri 2nd 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): Beat Jesus (15s) in the semi finals and vs LMBC scratched - clash with academic commitments in the final
1st men's IV (1st division): Lost to Christ's (3s) in the 1st round
1st women's IV (1st division): Beat Magdalene (3 lengths) in the 1st round and Lost to Peterhouse (4 lengths) in the 2nd round
2nd men's IV (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Christ's II (6s) in the semi finals
2nd women's IV (2nd division): Won by default vs Downing II (scratched) in the 1st round and Lost to St. Catharine's IV (2.5 lengths) in the 2nd round
3rd men's IV (2nd division): Lost to St. Catharine's II (17s) in the 1st round

Head of the River IVs
Sat 10th 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 aim to join the likes of Olympic Gold medallists Matt Pinsent and James Cracknell in this presitigious race.

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition
Wed 14th November
A 500m team ergo competition for Novice VIIIs
The first taste of competition for the new novice crews, virtually all the college boat clubs enter their novice crews in to this fun event.

Cambridge Winter Head
Sat 17th November
A timed head race over 2300m, from the Motorway bridge to the Pike & Eel
For senior crews this is the final race preparation for Fairbairns and is a valuable form guide; for novice crews, a chance to try out racing before the upcoming Clare Novice Regatta. 180 college and other crews compete.

Clare Novice Regatta
Thu 22nd 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 (1st division): Lost to Sidney (disqualified) in the 1st round
1st women's novice VIII (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to LMBC (3 - 4 lengths) in the semi finals
2nd men's novice VIII (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Pembroke A in the quarter finals
2nd women's novice VIII (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Downing B (1 length) in the semi finals
3rd men's novice VIII (2nd division): Lost to Selwyn C (1/2 length) in the 1st round

Novice Fairbairn Cup
Thu 29th November
A 2700m timed head race on the Cam for Cambridge College novice VIIIs
The main focus for the term for all novices at Cambridge University - all novice crews (127 this year) enter

Fairbairn Cup
Fri 30th November
A 4300m timed head race on the Cam for VIIIs and IVs
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 30th November
A 3200m timed head race on the Cam for College IVs
Subsidary to the VIIIs event, a handful of college IVs usually enter.

Cambridge Rowing Triathlon
Sun 2nd December
A race lasting two hours comprising cycling, running and rowing
Whilst we entered a crew last year, being just the day after the boat club dinner it wasn't really on this time round; Black Prince (FaT old boys) entered a IV and did rather well....


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