The Club's Results

Mich Term 2003

Cambridge Small Boats Head
Sat 11th October
A 2600m timed head race for small boats (sculls, pairs, doubles and quads)
Being right at the start of term, it is unusual to see many college entries in this event. However, Ingram is choosing to make this his debut public embarassment in a single scull.

Head of the Charles
Sat 18th 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 squad to enter, and enjoyed an entertaining, and fairly successful weekend.

Cambridge Autumn Head
Sat 25th October
A 2600m head race upstream, from the A14 road bridge to the top finish at Chesterton footbridge.
Attracting many town clubs and some college crews, the Autumn Head is a useful form guide for the upcoming University IVs.

Head of the River IVs
Sat 1st 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.

University IVs
Mon 3rd - Thu 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. The 2nd men's IV win their event.

Light IV (bow steers), Racing in an Aylings (Light IVs): Lost to LMBC (45s) in the semi finals
1st women's IV (1st division): lost to selwyn not so easily in the qualifying
1st Men's Coxed IV (1st division): Beat Jesus I (30.1s) in the qualifying and Lost to Peterhouse (10s) in the 1st round
2nd men's coxed IV (2nd division): Raced 3 rounds: Beat Jesus II (~14.5s) in the final
Grad IV (2nd division): Lost to Jesus II (23.4s) in the quarter finals

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition
Tue 4th November
A 500m team ergo competition for Novice VIIIs
The first taste of competition for the novice squads, most of the college boat clubs enter their novice crews in to this fun event.

Intra-FaT Ergo Challenge
Wed 12th November
An 8 x 500m challenge between the senior men's IVs and this year's novices
The senior men's IVs challenge this term's novices to 8 x 500m on the club's rowing machines in a format similar to the Queen's Ergo Competition.

Cambridge Winter Head
Sat 15th 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 can be a valuable form guide; for a few novice crews, a chance to try out racing before the upcoming Clare Novice Regatta.

Clare Novice Regatta
Thu 27th - Sat 29th 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 CCAT A in the 1st round
1st women's novice VIII (Cup): Raced 4 rounds: Beaten by Emmanuel A in the semi finals
2nd men's novice VIII (Cup): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Clare A (~3 lengths) in the quarter finals
2nd women's novice VIII: Raced 5 rounds: Beat Clare (~2 lengths) in the final
3rd men's novice VIII (Plate): Beat Downing C (~1 1/2 lengths) in the 1st round and Lost to CCAT B (~4 feet) in the 2nd round
3rd women's novice VIII (Plate): Lost to Trinity Hall B (~4 lengths) in the 1st round

Novice Fairbairn Cup
Thu 4th 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.

Fairbairn Cup
Fri 5th December
A 4300m timed head race on the Cam for VIIIs
The main focus of Michaelmas term for all Cambridge college senior crews.

Fairbairn Cup - IVs
Fri 5th December
A 3200m timed head race on the Cam for College IVs
Subsidary to the VIIIs event, a handfull of college crews usually enter.

Christmas Head
Sat 6th December
Head race from the Pike and Eel to the Fort St George.
Organised by the city boat club, the Christmas head is a fancy dress race from the Pike and Eel to the Fort St George. It is open to college and town IVs and VIIIs.


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