Author: James Lee

With a convincing victory at the Head of the Trent on 20th February safely under their belt, the Blue Boat set off for London well prepared and confident of their ability to produce a good race against national and international opposition on the Tideway. The Blue Boat hadn't raced in 2004 due to illness, so took the starting position achieved by last year's lightweight crew at 11th. Difficult weather conditions with low temperatures and stiff, gusty winds were always going to make the race a challenge for all crews, and were reflected in significantly slower times compared with 2004.

Many thanks to all who supported our Trial VIIIs event and dinner. The Trial VIIIs dinner raffle has raised just over £500 all of which goes towards our January training camp. The Cambridge University Women's Boat Club would like to thank the following...

The CUWBC Trial VIIIs race took place on Friday 17th December 2004 at 12.30pm on Henley Reach. The crews for the event were as follows: 'Shake' (Lwt): Cox: S.M Hutchings (T.Hall) Str: *E.C Baker (LMBC) 7: H.A Palmer (T.Hall) 6: S.A Farquhar (Emma) 5: R.C Hope (LMBC) 4: C.R.A Smith (Pemb) 3: C Hart (Christs) 2: J.K Wainer (Downing) Bow: F.S Parry (Jesus) 'Rattle' (Hwt): Cox:...

Dev Squad 2004Held over a month in June and July, immediately after the end of the academic year, the 2004 Dev Squad was a huge success, culminating in three eights competing in the National Championships while a fourth eight won the Senior Four event at Molesey Regatta. Interest in Dev Squad was unprecedented with over eighty people trialling for places at the introductory sessions held during May Week. Four eights were subsequently selected, which trained on the River Cam and at Ely, competing in Kingston Regatta at the end of Week 3 and at the National Championships and Molesey on the final weekend.