2017 President’s Challenge and Squad Athletes Announced

2016-17 President Lance Tredell is proud to introduce the athletes who make up this year’s CUBC Squad. There are five returning Blues from last year’s victorious Boat Race crew and six from the 2016 Goldie crew. These athletes are joined by a wealth of talent from around the world.

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A majestic history

Cambridge challenged Oxford to the first boat race in 1829. First raced at Henley-on-Thames, with the exception of war time years, it has been raced annually on the London tideway since 1856. Our commitment to developing technical skill, excellent fitness, and high morale are a testament to the club’s 187-year old goal to beat Oxford. Cambridge currently lead Oxford with 82 to 79 wins.

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Become a part of the Cambridge University Boat Club's future

Studying at Cambridge provides the opportunity to combine the academic programme of a world class university with rowing at the highest level. The history of our university and The Boat Race are both second to none. If you think this extraordinary experience could be for you, then we would love to hear from you! Why not find out more about rowing and studying at Cambridge?

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Opening of the Iconic New Facility for Cambridge University Rowing

The new Cambridge University Boathouse at Ely was officially opened on Saturday 3rd December by the Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University – Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz. Over 400 donors, friends, guests and current rowers came together to celebrate the new Centre of Excellence for Cambridge University rowing. The bulk of the funds for the new boathouse have come from over 450 alumni and friends of the three clubs – CUBC, CUWBC and CULRC – a fantastic effort to raise nearly £5 million. Guests enjoy the balcony Ewan Pearson shows guests the Spy prints kindly donated by...
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November Ely Boathouse Update

With only two weeks to the opening, there is a great deal happening every day. It was most rewarding to visit the site on 17th November and to see several milestones achieved. These included – the scaffolding now coming down rapidly – the connection of the mains electricity – the painting of the boat bay doors – the installation of all the windows – the completion of the balcony railings – the testing of the heating, toilets and showers....
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James G P Crowden CVO (1927 – 2016)

The Memorial Service for James Crowden will take place at Ely Cathedral on Monday 5th December at 11.00 a.m. There will be a reception after the service in the Lady Chapel. All are welcome to attend – club blazers and ties will be the order of the day.
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2017 President’s Challenge and Squad Athletes Announced

On 3rd November 2016 at the Guildhall London the Presidents of the losing Clubs from the 2016 Races challenged the respective holders of the two Boat Race trophies. This is the definitive moment that officially starts the season leading to The 2017 Cancer Research UK Boat Races on Sunday 2nd April 2017. Ashton Brown, President of Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club, challenged Isabell Von Loga, President of Oxford University Women’s Boat Club and Michael Di Santo, President of Oxford University Boat Club, challenged Lance Tredell, President of Cambridge University Boat Club....
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October Ely Boathouse Update

As we move into the final stages of fitting out the building there are a host of tradesmen working inside and outside the building, completion is now only weeks away. The majority of the M&E equipment (e.g. extractor units and water heating units) has been installed – inside and outside the plant room and in the roof space above the kitchen and in the changing rooms. The Donor Honours Boards have been ordered as well as all the appropriate signage for Rooms and Bays. TVs and all the necessary white goods have arrived from CULRC’s sponsor and donor – Beko. The three clubs  are...
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The 2017 Cancer Research UK Boat Race

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