The Club's Results

Mich Term 2010

Cambridge Autumn Head
Sat 16th 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 1st - Fri 5th 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, Gents/2nd four (Light IVs): Lost by almost an overtake in the semi finals
1st men's IV (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Caius in the semi finals
Short Four! (1st division): Lost to Sidney (equipment failure) in the 1st round
2nd women's IV, Tall Four (1st division): Lost to Newnham - About 3 lengths in the 1st round

Queens Ergs
Tue 9th November

Queens' Ergs Senior Invitational
Tue 9th November
Queens' decide to do a senior category this year - 4 men, 4 women x 500m

Head of the River IVs
Sun 14th 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 the GB squad rowers and Boat Race trialists in this presitigious race.

Cambridge Winter Head
Sat 20th 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 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): lost to Hughes Hall in the 2nd round
1st women's novice VIII (Cup): lost to Wolfson, 3 lengths in the 1st round
2nd women's novice VIII, NW2 (2nd division): lost to Emmanuel B, easily in the quarter finals

Novice Fairbairn Cup
Thu 2nd 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 3rd 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 3rd 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 11th December
Head race from the Pike and Eel to Goldie Boathouse
Organised by the city boat club, the Christmas head is a fancy dress race from the Pike and Eel to Goldie Boathouse. A week after the end of term, few college crews enter.


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