The Club's Results

Lent Term 2011

Cambridge Head-2-Head
Sat 22nd January
A timed headrace in two parts, length 2x2000m
Early Lent term race practice for many college crews.

Newnham Short Course
Mon 7th February
A timed head race from the Motorway Bridge to the Railway Bridge (approx 2k)
Only a subset of college crews race, due to the short head course offered

Robinson Head
Fri 11th February
A timed head race over 2200m - 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 19th 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): Lost to Girton M1 by 4 ft in the 1st round
1st women's VIII (1st division): Lost to Trinity Hall W1 by 3 ft in the 1st round
2nd men's VIII (2nd division): Lost to LMBC M2 by a Canvas in the 1st round
2nd women's VIII (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Emmanuel W2 easily in the semi finals
3rd men's VIII (2nd division): Raced 3 rounds: in the quarter finals
3rd women's VIII (3rd division): Scratched in the quarter finals
4th men's VIII (3rd division): Bye in the 1st round and Disqualified in the 2nd round

Lent Bumps Getting-on Race
Fri 25th 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 1st - Sat 5th 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 15th March
A timed sculling race for singles, doubles and pairs 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 continuously since only 1999. The event is for single sculls, both shell and clinker, as well as double sculls. In 2010 pairs were invited to enter for the first time.

Cardinal's Regatta
Thu 17th 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...!

Mixed VIIIs (Fancy Dress): Lost to Peterhouse by a seat in the 1st round

Women's Head of the River Race
Sat 19th 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.


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