CUBC News

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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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...

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CUBC Crews take on University of London and Imperial College

CUBC crews take to the Tideway Course against strong domestic opposition on Sunday 18th February for their first head to head fixtures in the lead up to the Cancer Research Boat Races on March 24th. At 2:15pm, CUBC will take on University of London, who are coxed by...

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CUBC Crews for Quintin Head 2018

Raced on a downstream course from the Boat Race Finish to the Harrods Depository, Quintin Head, to be raced on the 27th of January, is an opportunity for the Club to have Tideway race practice before its forthcoming fixtures. Racing against crew from UL, Thames,...

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CUBC at Fours’ Head

  The 2017 Fours Head was held on Sunday 12 November. A domestic time trial from Mortlake to Putney. It was the first opportunity to race after the cancellation of the National Championships in November and the first real measure against the Dark Side. Chief...

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2018 President’s Message

Established in 1828, the Cambridge University Boat Club is a club with a rich history of success and an extremely proud heritage. It is a great honour to have been elected as President for the 2018 Boat Race campaign. I am looking forward to leading a strong squad of...

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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)...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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