The Club's Results

Mich Term 2006

Cambridge Small Boats Head
Sat 7th 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.

Pairs Head
Sat 14th October
4000m on the tideway from the University Stone to Hammersmith Brige
With most colleges preparing in IVs for the University IVs, it is unusual for colleges to enter the Pairs Head. First and Third entered two boats - for the first time in many years.

Cambridge Autumn Head
Sat 21st October
A 2600m head race upstream, from the A14 road bridge to the top finish at Chesterton footbridge.
The Autumn Head is the first race of the term on the Cam. Attracting many town and college crews it is a useful form guide for the upcoming University IVs.

University IVs
Mon 30th October - Fri 3rd 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): lost to Jesus easily in the semi finals
1st men's IV (1st division): beat Trinity Hall II by 100m in the 1st round and lost to Christ's by 14s in the quarter finals
1st women's IV (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: beat Emma by 3 lengths in the final
2nd men's IV (2nd division): lost to Emmanuel II (eventual winners) by 50m in the quarter finals
2nd women's IV (2nd division): lost to Emmanuel II (eventual winners) by 5L in the quarter finals
3rd men's IV (2nd division): lost to Fitzwilliam II by 7s in the 1st round
4th men's IV (2nd division): lost to Christ's II by 15s in the quarter finals

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition
Tue 31st October
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.

Cambridge Winter Head
Sat 11th 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.

British Indoor Rowing Championship
Sun 12th November
An indoor rowing race, regularly entered by CUBC and the occasional current or former FaT member.
The British Indoor Rowing Championship is the world’s biggest indoor rowing race and the largest indoor sporting event in the UK, with over 3,000 competitors racing at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham over the course of just one day.

Emma Sprints
Sun 19th November
500m up the reach. Fancy dress and bribery are recommended
A light-hearted knock-out regatta for mixed VIIIs.

1st women's novice VIII: beat Sidney Sussex by rowing over in the 1st round and lost to Emma by 1 length in the 2nd round
2nd women's novice VIII, The Flying Penguins: lost to Jesus unfairly in the 1st round and won easily in the 2nd round
3rd men's novice VIII: Lost to Clare 1st in the 1st round and Lost to Homerton 2nds in the 2nd round
3rd women's novice VIII: Lost to Trinity Hall in the 1st round and in the 2nd round
4th men's novice VIII: Lost to Clare by a few lengths in the 1st round and Lost by a few lengths in the 2nd round

Clare Novice Regatta
Thu 23rd - Sat 25th November
A side-by-side knock out regatta for Cambridge College novice (beginner) VIIIs
With just a week before Novice Fairbairns, the "Clare Novices" offer all-important race practice and exciting side by side racing. Most college novice VIIIs enter.

1st men's novice VIII (Cup): Raced 5 rounds: Winners! Beat Fitz B by 2 lengths in the final
1st women's novice VIII (Cup): Beat Downing A (1 length) in the 1st round and Lost to Caius A (2 lengths) in the 2nd round
2nd men's novice VIII (Plate): Raced 3 rounds: Lost by the smallest margin imaginable to LMBC C in the semi finals
2nd women's novice VIII (Plate): Scratched vs Caius B in the 1st round
3rd men's novice VIII (Plate): lost to Clare B in the 1st round

Novice Fairbairn Cup
Thu 30th November
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 1st 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 1st December
A 3200m timed head race on the Cam for College IVs
Subsidary to the VIIIs event, a handful of college crews usually enter.

Christmas Head
Sat 9th 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. A week after the end of term, few college crews enter.


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