CUBC congratulates its President-Elect

CUBC is proud to announce that Dara Alizadeh of Hughes Hall (Blue, 2018) has been elected as President of CUBC for the 2018-19 Boat Race Campaign.  An alumnus of Penn, where he majored in Economics, Dara taught economics at Winchester, where he was also Head of Rowing. Reading for a BA in Education (Policy, and International Development) Dara is one of several returning Blues for this year’s campaign. 2017-18 President Hugo Ramambason said,  “I’m delighted that Dara has elected to serve as next year’s President. He  was one of the drivers of the squad’s strong...
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CUBC athletes at GB Rowing Final Trials

CUBC is proud to recognise its five current student members invited to GB Rowing Final Trials to be held at Caversham on the 13th and 14th of April. Led by President Hugo Ramabason (Trinity), the Cambridge quintet includes both bow and stern pairs of this year’s victorious Blue Boat. Stern pair Freddie Davidson (Emmanuel) and Rob Hurn (St. Edmund’s) are racing in a pair that sees roles reversed, with Hurn taking over stroking duties. Bow pair Charlie Fisher (St. John’s) and Patrick Elwood (Magdalene) were invited based on strong performances at the previous long distance...
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CUBC announces Rob Baker as its new Head Coach

CUBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Baker as its new Chief Coach. Rob will lead the CUBC coaching team after leading CUWBC to emphatic Blue Boat and Blondie wins in 2017 and 2018 and masterminding the CUWBC’s move to the Tideway in 2015. Before taking on the role of CUWBC Chief Coach, Rob coached Ireland’s U23 squad, and was CUBC’s Assistant Coach. In the Assistant Coach role at CUBC, Rob achieved multiple Goldie wins and coached the winning Britannia Challenge Cup at Henley in 2003. He added to this with a win in the Stewards’ Challenge Cup at Henley whilst acting as CUBC’s...
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CUBC Boat Race Triumph

CUBC congratulates its athletes and coaches on a clean sweep of the Blue Boat and Goldie Races against OUBC on Saturday May 24th. The strong win and confident racing by both crews are a fitting reflection of their commitment throughout the season, and to the coaching of Steve Trapmore, Richard Chambers, and Donald Legget. Both crews moved away from their Dark Blue opposition early in the race, and were able to dictate terms throughout the race. This completed a day of success for Cambridge University Rowing, as the CUWBC’s Blue Boat  and Blondie crews also dominated their opponents. A...
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CUBC Crews for fixture against Oxford Brookes University

For their fixture against double 2017 Henley winners Oxford Brookes University on Sunday March 4th, the CUBC announces the following crews: CUBC vs. Brookes c) Hugo Ramambason (Trinity) B str) Freddie Davidson (Emmanuel) B 7) Rob Hurn (St. Edmund’s) 6) Finn Meeks (Hughes) 5) Spencer Furey (Jesus) 4) James Letten (Hughes), B 3) Dara Alizadeh (Hughes) 2) Charles Fisher (St. John’s) B bow) Patrick Elwood (Magdalene) GCUBC vs. Brookes c) Hugh Spaughton (Jesus) str) Piers Kasas (Trinity) G 7) Callum Sullivan (Downing) 6) Gerard Kuenning (Queens’) 5)  Tom Strudwick (Christ’s) G 4) Peter Rees...
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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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The 2018 Cancer Research UK Boat Race

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