The Club's Results

Cambridge Winter Head, Mich Term 2007

A timed head race over 2300m, from the Motorway bridge to the Pike & Eel
Sat 17th November

The official results published by the organisers, Cantabs, can be found here. At the bottom of this page there is a summary of the results of college crews and a link to Cambridge weather. Club members, please go here to add (or correct) results, crews or race reports.


TDC in his single scull, Single Sculling Sprint Challenge

7th
Time: 3:59
Marcus Aurelius had a bank party when he raced, but it wasn't as good as this. I hope they aren't too disappointed by the result...

I thought it was much better than last time I raced (possibly because Iain fixed the pitches), I suppose I was a bit tired from the two earlier races. Still, as the time shows, I was more than twice as fast as the eight so I can't complain. (Tom C)
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1st men's VIII, Student Senior VIIIs

2nd overall, winner of Student Senior VIIIs
Time: 8:23
3 seconds... (M-C. Chung)
Training plan called for technical pairs work. (Dan)
Marcus Aurelius raced the Winter Head. This was not it.

Putting in-jokes to one side for the moment, this was ok but nothing to write home about. We need to do some work at high rates. (BJ)
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2nd men's VIII, Student Senior VIIIs

22nd mens 8+ overall, 13th college 8+, 1st college 2nd 8+
Time: 9:10
We had a massive bank party, again. This made Emma put on her enthusiastic face and yell at us all the way through the race which we really needed.

Held rate 32 which felt easy and looked relaxed till first post when things started to go a little. The push out of the corner on the legs really moved the boat and the speed came back up. Out of Grassy we did 10 suspension which also gave us another boost in speed.

The reach took forever with us consistently moving up on Imperial. The wind from the railway bridge felt like we were really bringing up the rate but actually only got 1 pip, ie we took it up on the slide, AGAIN... with no substantial change in boatspeed.

Overall not a bad base from which to get even faster till Fairbairns. From what I can get out of the results, we beat Jesus, Darwin, Christs, Girton and Queens 1st 8s and more importantly Caius 2nd 8 by 7 seconds. (S.C. Mertes)
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Men's IV+ 'B', Student Senior IVs

1st in Student Senior IVs
Time: 9:17
The start was decent, and we got the rating up to 34SPM. We took 20 before we settled the rating and pressure to race pace (though the settle felt a bit like a continuation of the first 20 strokes). Coming around the corners was not bad, and we could see FaT A in front of us. The 10s on the straights helped pull the rhythm together, and the 10 at grassy was by far the best one. We could hear Phil yelling that we were 3 seconds up on the other 4+ around the Plough Reach.
Our rating slipped down to 32 a few times, but there was enough of a strong rhythm established that the boys were able to get it back up to 34 each time I called it up. We walked up on and through Clare's 4+ easily, coming off Ditton Corner, and had a good 20 at the halfway point. Most of the focus coming down the Long Reach was moving up on FaT A. Length on the recovery and swinging the backs into the bows seemed to be the most key calls, as this allowed us to have some really smooth stretches. The technique was a bit sloppy at times, but we were still moving well, and 34 felt really smooth.
The wind-up was a bit lacking, as it was the only thing we hadn't worked on. The last few strokes, the set was a bit off because we were directly in the wash of FaT A. By the time we crossed the finish line, we had eaten up most of the open water between us. (Cynthia)

1. sprinting
2. moving up
3. finished
[more...]

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Men's IV+ 'A', Student Senior IVs

2nd in Student Senior IVs
Time: 9:34
Was always going to be a hard race: mentally we knew we were 5secs off the average 2k of the other four. In the pieces on the way down we were struggling for length and time, and I was having my doubts.

We decided on a very relaxed start to concentrate on initiating a rhythm. This worked well, but only got us to rate 30. We took it up in the gut (mainly to avoid being overtaken by the other four) and our rowing jumped from 'knackered' to 'okay'.

We had a good push down plough reach, helped by a Clare IV+ apparently pulled in and cheering us on, and a fairly reasonable Ditton corner.

We were about to take it up but unfortunately the training plan called for technical pairs work. This is what really cost us.

I don't understand why I find this so funny. (Dan)
Comparing this result with the Fours Head, it seems I lost my seat race with Pedro quite comfortably. (BJ)
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Men's IV+ 'C', Formerly the 4 of glory, now the banter boat., Student Senior IVs

4th in Student Senior IVs
Time: 9:55
Rate dropped as usual and the boat felt a little heavy but on the whole not a bad row considering Andrew had a tooth filling 90 % of his mouth and was dosed up on antibiotics / ibuprofen.

got beaten by FAT A (38 sec) and FAT B (21 sec) and Downing (12 sec). Beat everyone else. (S.C. Mertes)
Did we get a time penalty for faffing at the start? The row wasn't bad, and although it felt heavier than normal I thought we went quite quickly, and weren't within 20s of this time. (John)
Actually, FaT B came in first... (Cynthia)
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1st women's VIII, Student Novice VIIIs

3rd Women's Novice VIII, 5th College Women's VIII
Time: 10:40
After a overenthusiastic start the crew quickly regained control, and held together with only minor lapses. By Ditton Corner they had caught up with a slower X-Press crew which impeded their line (though to be fair this is OK under the rules) and blade-clashed them before the finish line. The girls held together through the wash, and overtook in the last stretch of the race.

The only college women's VIIIs that posted faster times were a Christs' VIII which rowed twice, and two (I suspect actually one) Jesus VIIIs. (Magnus)
A good time, which I'm relieved about, given that I seemed to take the scenic route for quite a distance up Long Reach and I forgot to restart just after Ditton (sorry!)
Grassy seemed OK, but now I need to work on trying to take those corners slightly tighter, and also trying to refrain from shouting.....
Great work nonetheless girls! The rhythm felt generally very good and it was nice moving along at that sort of speed. (Mark)
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1st women's IV, Student Novice IVs

2nd Women's Novice IV, 2nd College Women's IV
Time: 11:23
Despite the cold, fatigue from previous racing and a bit of marshalling drama, the girls managed a good display of contrast, togetherness, and sharp cornering. Being chased down the course by a 99's IV with serious points didn't hurt, either.

The crew is unpolished and the rowing was by no means perfect, but this race was encouraging. The only college women's IV to post a faster time was a Homerton crew in the Senior category. (Magnus)
This row felt suprisingly good! Sure it was a bit rushed at times, and at points it started to sag, but in contrast to Uni IVs we picked it up together and there was some serious power going down. I'm certain that the quick trip to Portugal Place for doughnuts and pie between divisions made all the difference... (Charley)
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1st men's novice VIII, Student Beginner VIIIs

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2nd men's novice VIII, Student Beginner VIIIs

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3rd men's novice VIII, Student Beginner VIIIs

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1st women's novice VIII, Student Beginner VIIIs

4th, 3rd college novice VIII
Time: 13:01
Well done girls, this is a great result for your first race on the Cam :) The start was good, and some nice pushes really got the boat moving, with lots of calls for length and power meaning that cruising speed was fairly pacey. A few wobbles along Plough Reach and into the Long Reach, but you kept your heads and recovered well which is the most important thing. A good chunky push for home after the Railway Bridge finished it off nicely. Lots of positives to take from today, along with a few points to work on, but definitely looking promising for Clare Novices and beyond.

Oh, and just so you know, you kicked 2006 NW1's arses by over a minute. Not embarassed at all... (Charley)

1. Danny and Julia

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<h3><a name="selectedresults">Selected Results</a></h3><h4>Men's Student VIIIs</h4><p><pre><b>Cat Pos Overall Club Cat 1000m Time</b> 1 1 Granta BC ARA S3 03:04 08:20 <b> 1 2 First and Third Trinity BC StudSen 03:04 08:23</b> 2 3 Granta BC ARA S3 03:09 08:33 2 4 Pembroke Col. BC (Cam) (M1) StudSen 03:12 08:41 3 7 Lady Margaret BC StudSen 03:10 08:51 4 9 Homerton Col. BC StudSen 03:17 08:55 5 10 Christ Church BC StudSen 03:13 08:56 6 12 Clare BC StudSen 03:16 08:59 7= 13= Caius BC StudSen 03:16 09:00 7= 13= Emmanuel BC StudSen 03:16 09:00 1 15 Churchill Col. BC StudNov 03:19 09:02 2 16= Trinity Hall BC StudNov 03:20 09:04 9 21 Kings Col. BC (Cam) StudSen 03:19 09:08 10 22= Downing Col. BC StudSen 03:20 09:09 <b>11 24 First and Third Trinity BC StudSen 03:20 09:10</b> 3 26 Christ's Col. BC StudNov 03:22 09:13 12= 27= Hertford Col. BC StudSen 03:21 09:15 12= 27= Imperial Col. BC StudSen 03:24 09:15 4 27= Imperial Col. BC StudNov 03:19 09:15 14 30= Christ's Col. BC StudSen 03:21 09:17 5= 30= Caius BC StudNov 03:21 09:17 5= 30= Univ. of East Anglia StudNov 03:30 09:17 15 34= Jesus Col. BC StudSen 03:20 09:19 7 34= Queens' Col. BC StudNov 03:23 09:19 8 36= Girton Col. BC (M1) StudNov 03:23 09:20 16 45= Pembroke Col. BC (Cam) (M2) StudSen 03:28 09:33 9 47= Churchill Col. BC StudNov 03:28 09:34 10 50 RUMS BC StudNov 03:32 09:39 17 51= Imperial Col. Sch. of Med. BC (A) StudSen 03:20 09:41 11 51= Westminster Sch. BC StudNov 03:36 09:41 12 53= Girton Col. BC (M2) StudNov 03:30 09:43 13 57 Selwyn Col. BC StudNov 03:31 09:44 18 59= RUMS BC StudSen 03:44 09:49 1 59= Lady Margaret BC StudBeg 03:39 09:49 14 63= Imperial Col. Sch. of Med. BC (B) StudNov 03:36 09:51 2 65= Fitzwilliam Col. BC StudBeg 03:33 09:55 15= 68= Imperial Col. BC StudNov 03:43 09:57 15= 68= Merton Col. BC StudNov 03:42 09:57 3 75= Westminster Sch. BC StudBeg 03:46 10:02 19= 78= CCAT BC StudSen 03:47 10:08 19= 78= Darwin Col. BC StudSen 03:30 10:08 4 82= Jesus Col. BC StudBeg 03:50 10:10 5 102 Imperial Col. BC StudBeg 04:01 10:26 6 103 Imperial Col. BC StudBeg 03:50 10:27 7 107= Westminster Sch. BC StudBeg 03:57 10:34 8 110 Lady Margaret BC StudBeg 03:50 10:37 17 111= Univ. of East Anglia StudNov 04:01 10:38 9 114 Caius BC StudBeg 03:52 10:39 18 118 Kings Col. London BC StudNov 04:00 10:42 10 120 Corpus Christi RC StudBeg 04:01 10:46 19 124= Imperial Col. BC StudNov 03:59 10:48 11 144= Peterhouse BC StudBeg 04:10 11:04 12 152= Queens' Col. BC StudBeg 04:11 11:09 13 154= Selwyn Col. BC StudBeg 04:10 11:10 20 165= Kings Col. BC (Cam) StudNov 04:04 11:21 14 165= Magdalene Col. BC (Cam) StudBeg 04:01 11:21 15 168= Queens' Col. BC StudBeg 04:16 11:23 16 176= Kings Col. London BC StudBeg 04:06 11:33 <b>17 179 First and Third Trinity BC StudBeg 04:20 11:35</b> 18 183 Emmanuel BC StudBeg 04:15 11:44 <b>19 189 First and Third Trinity BC StudBeg 04:21 11:47</b> 20 197 Kings Col. BC (Cam) StudBeg 04:17 11:57 21 199 Univ. of Hertfordshire RC StudBeg 04:41 12:05 22 205 Caius BC StudBeg 04:26 12:16 <b>23 210= First and Third Trinity BC StudBeg 04:37 12:23</b> 24 213 Kings Col. London BC StudBeg 04:37 12:30 21 215 Univ. of East Anglia StudNov 04:26 12:46 25 225= Magdalene Col. BC (Cam) StudBeg 04:58 13:11 22 240 St Georges Hosp. Med. Sch. BC StudNov 07:07 14:35</pre></p><h4>Women's Student VIIIs</h4><p><pre><b>Cat Pos Overall Club Cat 1000m Time</b> 1 86= Christ's Col. BC StudSen 03:46 10:12 2 97= Jesus Col. BC StudSen 03:50 10:23 1 104 Christ's Col. BC StudNov 03:57 10:31 2 107= Jesus Col. BC StudNov 03:52 10:34 <b> 3 115= First and Third Trinity BC StudNov 03:52 10:40</b> 3= 121= Downing Col. BC StudSen 04:00 10:47 3= 121= Pembroke Col. BC (Cam) (W1) StudSen 03:58 10:47 5 132= Hertford Col. BC StudSen 04:00 10:52 4 132= Pembroke Col. BC (Cam) (W2) StudNov 03:59 10:52 5 137= Magdalene Col. BC (Cam) StudNov 04:04 10:56 6 144= Churchill Col. BC StudNov 04:01 11:04 6 147= Kings Col. BC (Cam) StudSen 03:58 11:05 7 149 Christ Church BC StudNov 04:10 11:07 8 154= St Catharine's Col. BC StudNov 04:05 11:10 9= 158= St Georges Hosp. Med. Sch. BC StudNov 04:08 11:12 9= 158= Girton Col. BC StudNov 04:09 11:12 11 162= Kings Col. London BC StudNov 04:07 11:18 12 164 Imperial Col. Sch. of Med. BC (A) StudNov 04:18 11:20 13 172= Lady Margaret BC StudNov 04:22 11:27 1 184= Imperial Col. BC StudBeg 04:17 11:45 14 190 Trinity Hall BC StudNov 04:21 11:49 15 191= Darwin Col. BC StudNov 04:21 11:51 16 194 Imperial Col. BC StudNov 04:23 11:52 17 201 RUMS BC StudNov 04:29 12:09 2 206= Lady Margaret BC StudBeg 04:30 12:17 18 209 Kings Col. London BC StudNov 04:30 12:21 3 210= Lady Margaret BC StudBeg 04:35 12:23 19 217 Univ. of Hertfordshire RC StudNov 04:40 12:52 <b> 4 218 First and Third Trinity BC StudBeg 04:46 13:01</b> 5 223= Magdalene Col. BC (Cam) StudBeg 05:00 13:08 6 231 Caius BC StudBeg 04:55 13:25 7 233 St Georges Hosp. Med. Sch. BC StudBeg 04:56 13:37 8 234 Westminster Sch. BC StudBeg 05:05 13:45 9 235 Clare BC StudBeg 05:04 13:58 20 236 Univ. of East Anglia StudNov 04:46 14:04 10 237 Kings Col. BC (Cam) StudBeg 05:10 14:06 11 238 Selwyn Col. BC StudBeg 06:00 14:07 12 239 Univ. of Hertfordshire RC StudBeg 05:44 14:32 13 241 Caius BC StudBeg 05:37 14:42 14 242 Kings Col. London BC StudBeg 05:34 15:07 15 243 Kings Col. London BC StudBeg 05:36 15:23 16 244 Kings Col. London BC StudBeg 05:40 15:54</pre></p><h4>Men's Student IVs</h4><p><pre><b>Cat Pos Overall Club Cat 1000m Time</b> <b> 1 30= First and Third Trinity BC StudSen 03:27 09:17</b> <b> 2 47= First and Third Trinity BC StudSen 03:34 09:34</b> 3 53= Downing Col. BC StudSen 03:36 09:43 <b> 4 65= First and Third Trinity BC StudSen 03:38 09:55</b> 5 73 Kings Col. London BC StudSen 03:43 10:00 6 82= Hertford Col. BC StudSen 03:45 10:10 1 85 Bedford Sch. StudNov 03:48 10:11 2 91 Kings Col. London BC StudNov 03:51 10:14 3 95= Peterhouse BC StudNov 03:46 10:21 7 100= Hertford Col. BC StudSen 03:49 10:25 8 115= Clare BC StudSen 03:53 10:40 4 111= Fitzwilliam Col. BC StudNov 03:56 10:38 5 119 Selwyn Col. BC StudNov 03:55 10:45 1 127 Westminster Sch. BC StudBeg 03:59 10:49 6 137= Corpus Christi Col. (Oxford) BC StudNov 03:57 10:56 2 143 Westminster Sch. BC StudBeg 04:09 11:03 7 144= Corpus Christi Col. (Oxford) BC StudNov 04:02 11:04 8 200 Kings Col. London BC StudNov 04:31 12:08 9 219= Univ. of Hertfordshire RC StudNov 04:51 13:07 3 219= Univ. of Hertfordshire RC StudBeg 04:56 13:07</pre></p><h4>Women's Student IVs</h4><p><pre><b>Cat Pos Overall Club Cat 1000m Time</b> 1 150= Kings Col. London BC StudNov 04:05 11:08 1 162= Homerton Col. BC StudSen 04:08 11:18 <b> 2 168= First and Third Trinity BC StudNov 04:15 11:23</b> 3 174 Selwyn Col. BC StudNov 04:09 11:30 2 175 RUMS BC StudSen 04:18 11:32 4 178 Caius BC StudNov 04:15 11:34 5 184= RUMS BC StudNov 04:22 11:45 3 187= Queens' Col. BC StudSen 04:22 11:46 6 187= Peterhouse BC StudNov 04:21 11:46 4 191= Hertford Col. BC StudSen 04:19 11:51 5 195 Hertford Col. BC StudSen 04:29 11:54 7 196 Clare BC StudNov 04:27 11:55 8 202 Robinson Col. BC StudNov 04:31 12:10 6 212 Kings Col. London BC StudSen 04:31 12:26 9 219= Fitzwilliam Col. BC StudNov 04:55 13:07 1 225= Westminster Sch. BC StudBeg 05:01 13:11 10 229 Univ. of Hertfordshire RC StudNov 04:47 13:17</pre></p><h4>Men's Single Sculls Sprint Challenge</h4><p><pre><b>Pos Club Name Time</b> 1 London RC Watson, I 3:42 2 Bedford Sch. Palmer, C 3:44 3 Rob Roy BC Morrell, N 3:51 4 Westminster Sch. Butler, J 3:53 5 Rob Roy Watson, A 3:54 6 LMBC Grey, W 3:56 <b> 7 FTT Coker, T 3:59</b> 8 Emmanuel Col. Thomas, B 4:04 9 Kings Col. London Hardy, R 4:12 10 City of Cambridge Redman, B 4:13 11 City of Cambridge Eakins, P 4:15 12 St Georges Cullinan, M 4:19</pre></p><div align="right"><font size="-1"><a href="#top">^ top</a></font></div><hr>
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