CUBC News

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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Olympic Medallist joins Cambridge Coaching Team

Cambridge University Boat Club (CUBC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Chambers to the role of Assistant Coach. Richard succeeds Ed Green who has moved to take on the task of building the rowing programme at Millfield School. 31-year-old Richard was...

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August Ely Boathouse Update

We have reached a milestone on the project, with the wooden roof now completed. The roof has just received its zinc covering. The contractors can now move inside and get the rate up on the internal fit-out. The boat and blade racking will start to be installed in late...

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Coaching Vacancy

The Club is seeking to appoint an Assistant Coach to succeed Ed Green who is moving to take over a coaching role at a UK school. The Assistant Coach will join the coaching team at CUBC and report directly to the Chief Coach. The candidate will be an enthusiastic and...

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2016/17 Presidential Elections

The CUBC election was held on 8th June and Lance Tredell has been elected President for the 2017 Boat Race Campaign. Lance stroked this year’s winning Light Blue crew in his first year at Hughes Hall. Lance (27) was born in Hale, and went to school at Altrincham...

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June Ely Boathouse Update

This transformational project continues its progress towards the finishing line in October. The contractors caught a crab and hit a few headwinds (and wet gales) that put them a few weeks behind. They are through that now, have stayed on race pace since, and are...

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Tribute to Ed Hallam

The CUBC is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and colleague Ed Hallam after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Ed led the Strength and Conditioning delivery for Rowing Ireland for the 2012 Olympic Cycle and the S&C programme at CUBC...

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CUBC win Hawk of the Year and Hawk’s Team of the Year

The CUBC has recently been announced Team of the Year by the Hawk’s Club, and our President Henry Hoffstot has also been voted Hawk of the Year. It’s been an exciting year for the CUBC and to have the recognition of the wider Cambridge sporting community...

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May Ely Update

May Ely Update From: Ewan Pearson – CUBL Chairman and Ely Project Manager The build of the first floor exterior and internal walls continues apace, and the areas to the front and side of the boathouse now have a gravel surface. The roof goes on next month. The...

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Dr John Marks (1924-2016)

Dr John Marks (1924-2016) died earlier this week, aged 92. He was a huge supporter of Cambridge University sport, and particularly rowing, for over forty years, putting his time, expertise and reputation on the line for the men’s and women’s University Boat Clubs....

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