Opening of 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.

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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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A.C.R Armstrong-Jones (1930 – 2017)

The club was saddened to hear that Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret’s former husband, had died aged 86 on Friday 13th January 2017. As Anthony Armstrong-Jones he coxed the victorious Cambridge crew in the 1950 Boat Race. A.C.R. Armstrong-Jones (Eton and Jesus) weighed in at 8st 8Ibs when he steered the Light Blues to a three and a half length victory from the Middlesex...
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Trial Eights

This year’s Trial Eights racing took place between crews named “One T” and “Two G’s”  on Monday, December 12th. To read a report on the race see the following link: Boat Races Report  
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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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The 2018 Cancer Research UK Boat Race

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