The Club's Results

Mich Term 2009

Cambridge Autumn Head
Sat 17th 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.

Pairs Head
Sat 17th October
4000m on the tideway from the University Stone to Hammersmith Bridge
With most colleges preparing in IVs for the University IVs, it is unusual for colleges to enter the Pairs Head.

University IVs
Mon 2nd - Fri 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.

Light IV (1st division): Lost to LMBC by 12s in the final
1st men's IV (1st division): Beat Selwyn by 19sec in the 1st round
1st women's IVa (1st division): Lost to Downing in the 1st round
1st Women's IVb (1st division): Beat Caius by 15 seconds in the quarter finals and lost to Downing in the semi finals
2nd Coxed Four (2nd Coxed Four): Lost to Queens II easily in the 1st round
2nd women's IV (2nd division): Lost to Christ's by 3 lengths in the 1st round

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition
Tue 10th 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.

Cambridge Winter Head
Sat 21st 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 26th - Sat 28th 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): Disqualified in the 1st round
1st women's novice VIII (1st division): Lost to Jesus by 2 1/2 lengths in the 1st round
2nd men's novice VIII (Cup): Beat Magdalene A by a foot in the 1st round and lost to Girton A by two lengths in the 2nd round
2nd women's novice VIII (Plate): Bye in the 1st round and Lost to Jesus II by 2 lengths in the 2nd round
3rd men's novice VIII (3rd Mens Novice VIII): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Caius B, easily in the 3rd round
4th men's novice VIII (Plate): Beat Queens 5 (scratched) in the 1st round and Lost to Caius NM2 (easily) in the 2nd round

Novice Fairbairn Cup
Thu 3rd 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 4th 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 4th December
A 3200m timed head race on the Cam for College IVs
Subsidary to the VIIIs event, a handful of college crews usually enter.


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