The Club's Results

Lent Term 2007

Cambridge Head-2-Head
Sat 20th January
A timed headrace in two parts, length 2x2600m
Beginning of term race practice for many college crews.

Head of the Nene
Sat 3rd February
An important regional 5000m timed head race
Several of the top college crews travel to race at Peterborough, for this invariably unpleasant but key race in preparation for the bumps.

Newnham Short Course
Sat 3rd February
A timed head race from the Little Bridge to the Railings (approx 1600m)
With several 1st and some 2nd VIIIs racing at Peterborough, only a subset of college crews race.

Robinson Head
Fri 9th February
A timed head race over 2200 - from Little Bridge to Peter's Posts
The last timed head race on the Cam before Lents - and a useful form guide with many college boats competing.

Pembroke Regatta
Sat 17th February
A side-by-side knock out regatta on the reach, over 1100m
An event for college crews run in 3 divisions. For many crews, the last race practice before the bumps, and a popular event.

1st men's VIII (1st division): Raced 5 rounds: Beat Jesus (a length) in the final
1st women's VIII (1st division): Raced 5 rounds: Lost to Jesus by 1 length in the final
2nd men's VIII (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Beat Pembroke II by 2 and a half lengths in the final
2nd women's VIII (2nd division): Raced 3 rounds: lost to Emma III by a length in the quarter finals
3rd men's VIII (3rd division): Raced 4 rounds: Crushed LMBC III into dust in the final
3rd women's VIII (3rd division): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Pembroke III by 2 lengths in the semi finals

Lent Bumps Getting-on Race
Fri 23rd February
The 2000m qualifying race for the Lent Bumps
The Lent Bumps are the focus of the term for college rowing, but only those boats finishing higher than 10th from the bottom of last year's races are automatically entered. All other crews must compete for the 10 places available.

Lent Bumps
Tue 27th February - Sat 3rd March
The famous Cambridge University Bumps on the River Cam
The focus of the year so far. The Lent Bumps are smaller and less prestigious than the May Bumps, but nevertheless involve 69 men's and 52 women's crews.

2nd Trinity Challenge Sculls
Tue 13th March
A timed sculling race for single and double sculls over a course from Little Bridge to Peter's Posts, run by First and Third.
This is an historic event, but recently has been run continously since only 1999. The event is for single sculls, both shell and clinker, as well as double sculls.

Cardinal's Regatta
Thu 15th March
"a regatta unlike any other..."
A fun post bumps regatta for mixed crews, with head starts for crews in fancy dress and widescale bribery of marshalls and race officials...!

Coxes VIII (Fancy Dress): Lost to Corpus Christi in the 1st round and Lost AGAIN to CCAT in the 2nd round

Women's Head of the River Race
Sat 17th March
The Women's Eights Head, on the Tideway in London.
The largest women's only race in the country, raced in early March over the Championship Course - 4 1/4 miles, with the stream, from Mortlake to Putney.

FaT v BPBC Football Challenge
Sat 17th March
Annual Club v Alumni football match
A game of Association Football between a team selected from the rowers of First and Third Trinity BC, and a team selected from the (former) rowers of Black Prince BC

Head of the River Race
Sat 31st March
A huge head race on the Tideway (tidal river Thames) over the University Boat Race course
The largest annual VIIIs head race in the country, attracting most rowing clubs and many University and College crews. The course is 4 1/2 miles, from Mortlake to Putney.


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