Cambridge University Combined Boat Clubs is the umbrella organisation for student rowing at the University of Cambridge, consisting of the University and College Boat Clubs.

As well as organising the Lent and May Bumps, CUCBC also regulates student clubs' use of the River Cam.

Forthcoming River Closures

Weekend Rowing: Allowed on both days. 1st VIIIs may boat at 11am. All other crews may boat at 11.15am.

Early Mornings: 1st VIIIs may boat at lighting down. All other crews may boat 15 minutes after lighting down.

Details of forthcoming closures of the river to CUCBC crews are shown below. All are for the river downstream of Chesterton unless stated otherwise.

Date Time Event/Note
Sat 24th Jan 9:00 - 15:00 Winter H2H
Sat 31st Jan 11:00 - 16:00 Newnham Head
Fri 6th Feb 13:30 - 17:30 Robinson Head
Sat 14th Feb 8:00 - 17:30 Pembroke Regatta
Sun 15th Feb 8:00 - 14:00 Winter League
Fri 20th Feb 13:00 - 17:00 Lent Bumps Getting on Race
Wed 24th Feb - Sat 28th Feb TBC Lent Bumps
Sun 1st March 8:00 - 15:00 Winter League
Wed 11th March 12:00 - 18:00 Trinity Challenge Sculls
Thurs 12th March TBC Catz Cardinals Regatta
Sun 29th March 10:00 - 15:00 Canoe marathon

Event Calendars: CUCBC | CRA | Conservancy

Lent Bumps 2015

The Lent Bumps 2015 will be raced between Wednesday 25th and Saturday 28th Febrary. The Getting-On Race wil be held on Friday 20th February.

Entries are now open. The entry fee is £40 per crew and entries should be submitted through this website.

In addition to entering crews, captains should (separately) submit crew lists and other information for the Bumps Programme.

The deadline for entries and programme information is Saturday 31st January at 23:45. All entries must be submitted, and all entry fees and outstanding CUCBC bills must be paid by the deadline. Cheques should be payable to Cambridge University Combined Boat Clubs and send to Wilfried Genest, CUCBC Honorary Secretary at St. John's College. For payment by bank transfer, please contact seniortreasurer (at cucbc.org).

Early Morning Marshals

The new Early Morning Marshals' rota for this term has now been updated.

In accordance with Rule 34, the College clubs are required to provide marshals to enforce the early morning noise and traffic restrictions.

Marshals should arrive at their station promptly at lighting down and remain in position until 08:30. All the equipment (bibs, clipboards, record sheets) can be found at LMBC Boat House (just to the left of the front door at the side of the building). Marshals should read the instructions on the website before arriving for duty - Marshals Instructions

Please check the rota very carefully for your club's slots. Clubs will be fined for failing to provide competent marshals.

If you have any queries about marshaling, or if marshals experience problems while on duty (lost equipment or unforeseen circumstances), please do not hesitate to contact the Executive Committee (committee@cucbc.org).

Captains' Meeting Lent 2015

The start of term captains' meeting is scheduled for 5pm on Sunday 18th of January in King's College in the Keyne's Hall (entrance via the Chetwynd Room through the bar).

Captains' Meeting Michaelmas 2014

The start of term captains' meeting is scheduled for 5pm on Sunday 12th October in King's College in the Audit Room. Directions will be in place from the porters lodge.

Early Morning Marshals

The new Early Moring marshals rota for this term has now been updated.

In accordance with Rule 34, the College clubs are required to provide marshals to enforce the early morning noise and traffic restrictions.

Marshals should arrive at their station promptly at lighting down and remain in position until 08:30. All of the equipment (bibs, clipboards, record sheets) can be found at LMBC Boat House (just to the left of the front door at the side of the building). Marshals should read the instructions on the website before arriving for duty - Marshals Instructions

Please check the rota very carefully for your club's slots. Clubs will be fined for failing to provide competent marshals.

If you have any queries about marshaling, or if marshals experience problems while on duty (lost equipment or unforeseen circumstances), please do not hesitate to contact the Executive Committee (committee@cucbc.org).

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