CUBC News

CUBC’s Trial 8s Report

The CUBC Trial Eights saw testing conditions at the start of the race. “Roger” won the coin toss and chose Middlesex. Roger took the early lead but after warnings from the Umpire Rob Clegg, had to use the rudder to change course. Lancelot took advantage of the...

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CUBC announces its Trial 8s crews

NEWS: We are pleased to announce the crews for our Trial Eights Races. CUBC have chosen to commemorate Lieutenant Colonel Roger Kerrison and Lieutenant Lancelot Ridley by naming their Trial Eights crews Roger and Lancelot. ‘Roger’ is named for Lieutenant Colonel Roger...

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In Memoriam – Mark Wolfson OBE MP

The Club is sad to inform its members of the death of Mark Wolfson, OBE MP. An alumnus of Eton and Pembroke, Wolfson was a triple Henley winner, including his win in the Goblets in 1956. Although not himself a Blue, Mark’s involvement with CUBC was a long one,...

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CUBC prepares for Wallingford Head

Photo Credit: Jerry Bailey After a solid Fours’ Head result, CUBC’s boats for this weekend’s Wallingford Head have been selected to ensure that crews are as even as coaches Rob Baker and Richard Chambers can make them. Polish Olympian Natan Wegrzycki-Szymczyk...

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CUBC remembers its World War One Casualties

On the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which ended the First World War, CUBC wishes to recognise its members who served, and in particular its 21 members who made the supreme sacrifice. These members are remembered on the Memorial in the Goldie...

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CUBC 2nd in coxed four at Fours Head, wins coxless four

Although disappointed that CUBC did not retain its Academic Championship Coxed 4 title, the Club’s Chief Coach Rob Baker was nonetheless positive about CUBC’s results at this weekend’s Fuller’s Fours Head. “I am pleased we were able to add to our performances from the...

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CUBC announces its crews for Fuller’s Fours Head

Looking to build on its performance at the recent British Rowing Senior Championships, CUBC is pleased to announce its crews for tomorrow’s Fuller’s Fours Head. Entering 4 boats in the Academic Championship Coxed Four division, and hoping to retain the...

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Interview with CUBC’s 2019 President Dara Alizadeh

Last week, our President was interviewed by Mark Taylor of the Cambridge Independent. Read what he has to say here on finding himself at Cambridge, working with the squad and Chief Coach Rob Baker and the development of the 2019 squad’s...

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CUBC congratulates its National Championship winning 4-

CUBC’s results from this weekend’s British Rowing Senior Championships represent a positive performance at this milestone event as the squad works towards the 2019 Boat Race on April 7th 2019, says Chief Coach Rob Baker. Baker added, “to get out and...

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CUBC starts its 2019 Campaign

CUBC’s campaign to win the 2019 BNY Mellon Boat Race commenced on Monday 3rd September, with President Dara Alizadeh and Executive Chairman Ewan Pearson welcoming the squad to Goldie. Chief Coach Rob Baker set out the goals which will guide the squad over the...

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2019 President’s Message

Tradition. Excellence. Commitment. Achievement. These words encapsulate the spirit and ethos of the Cambridge University Boat Club, and have found meaning all the way back since the club’s origins in 1828. It’s an honor to have been elected President, and I’m thrilled...

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CUBC alumni to final of US Rowing Pair Trials

After winning their respective repechages, CUBC alumni T. Finn Meeks and Spencer Furey progressed to the four boat final of the USRowing pair trials at Mercer Lake, Princeton. They will race Wednesday 8th August at 13:00 BST. 2019 President Dara Alizadeh unfortunately...

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CUBC athletes at US Trials

CUBC is fielding three athletes at the US Rowing Pair Trials which are being held at Mercer Lake, Princeton.  2019 President Dara Alizadeh (Hughes Hall) is trialling along with fellow 2018 Boat Race winners Spencer Furey (Jesus) and T. Finn Meeks (Hughes Hall). Racing...

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Pat Eble (CUBC 2017) selected to US National Team

After stroking the silver medal winning US 8+ at the 2017 World Championships in Sarasota, Patrick Eble (Hughes Hall) has once again been selected to stroke his National 8. After a long testing camp, contesting for seats with 2018 CUBC President Dara Alizadeh...

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CUBC at U23 World Championship

The week after Henley saw seat racing for the U23 World Championships in Poznan, Poland, and Blues Freddie Davidson and Hugo Ramambason were selected to cox and stroke respectively the GB 8+. Assistant Coach Richard Chambers was nominated as the crew coach and the...

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Vale: The Reverend Michael Lapage

It is with great sadness that the Club informs its members of the passing of Michael Lapage (Blue, 1948).  An alumnus of Monkton Combe School, Lapage’s push to row for Cambridge after leaving school was delayed by his service in the Fleet Air Arm as a pilot in...

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CUBC’s PA 4+ to the final!!

CUBC’s Goldie PA4+, coxed by Hugo Ramambason, and rowed by Callum Sullivan (Downing), Reggie Mitchell (Trinity), Jonty Page (Pembroke) and Tom Strudwick (Christ’s) won a well-contested final against Columbia University Lightweight Crew (USA) and will take on Imperial...

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CUBC at Henley – Wednesday 4th July

CUBC’s Prince Albert coxed 4 takes on Oxford Brookes at 6:30pm tonight, in the Club’s first race of the regatta. Coxed by 2018 President Hugo Ramambason, this young crew features 3 members of this year’s victorious Goldie Crew, Callum Sullivan, Reggie Mitchell, and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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