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On Sunday 18th February, CUW sent three eights to race along the 6km course of the Head of the Trent. Conditions saw grey skies, little wind and a very fast stream. Having won the inaugural Robin Haslam trophy last year, the first CUW crew was...

Welcome to CUWBC's 2007 Sponsor a Seat page.  Sponsor a Seat is aimed at helping our athletes fund the personal cost of achieving their goal of representing Cambridge University in the Henley Boat Races.  Click here for more information and to find out how you can join our team...

CUWBC members Rachael Jefferies and Guen Bradbury spent much of Michaelmas term in singles. They raced in a quad in the Fours’ Head together with Charlotte Jefferies (Rachael’s younger sister) and Jen Hawton (BB ’06), finishing in third place in a strong WS2 field. Guen...

On Saturday 18th November 2006 CUWBC entered five IVs and a quad in the 52nd Fuller’s Head of the River Fours. The race takes place over the 4¼ mile ‘Championship Course’ from Mortlake to Putney on the River Thames, London. After success in The Head of...

‘Row jet set, row’ sprints and Head of the Charles, Boston, USA In October, CUWBC travelled to Boston, Massachusetts to compete in the Head of the Charles. The weekend kicked off with a showcase sprint race sponsored by Virgin Atlantic. This spectacular event, featuring a floodlit...

It was in the state of near-perfect physical fitness but questionable mental stability in which most triallists find themselves during Lent term that we signed up for 'Tough Guy', an event that promises to stretch the contestants' physical and psychological limits in ways involving mud,...

"In summer 2006 I had the privilege of competing in the Commonwealth Rowing Championships, coxing the England women's eight. As selection was done on the basis of recent coxing results, rather than trials, I concentrated on attending (and winning!) as many regattas as possible after...