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.

University IVs 2017

The University IVs 2017 ran from Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October. Entries closed on Friday 13th October. The Marshals Rota can be found here. Race Results have now been published - congratulations to Caius M1, Downing M2, Newnham W1, Downing W2, and Clare M1 for winning their respective divisions. Prizegiving will be held at 1800 on Monday 30th October in King's College Bar.

Forthcoming River Closures

Early Morning Restrictions: First VIIIs may boat at lighting down, all other (non-novice) crews may boat 15 minutes later.

Weekend Rowing: Allowed on both days after 11.00am. All novice crews must be accompanied by a bank party, and novice crews must have an experienced cox for their first outing. Only first VIIIs may boat at 11:00am, all other crews may boat from 11:15am.

Evening Hours are in effect weekdays during Easter Full Term for upper boats only. Please see the Evening Rowing information.

Details of forthcoming closures of the river to CUCBC crews are shown below. All are for the river downstream of Chesterton Corner / Green Dragon Footbridge unless stated otherwise. Where an event allows row throughs for Senior Crews, these are defined as crews which may row below Baitsbite lock (i.e first boats and crews in the first two divisions of May Bumps).

Date Time Event/Note
Sun 21st Jan 09:00 - 16:00 Winter League 1 (CRA clubs only)
Sat 27th Jan 09:30 - 16:00 Winter Head to Head
Sat 3rd Feb 09:00 - 17:00 Newnham Short Course
Fri 9th Feb 12:00 - 18:00 Robinson Head
Sat 17th Feb 08:00 - 17:00 Pembroke Regatta
Sat 18th Feb 09:00 - 16:00 Winter League 2 (CRA clubs only)
Fri 23rd Feb 13:00 - 18:00 Lent Bumps Getting On Race
Tues 27th Feb - Fri 2nd March 13:00 - 17:30 Lent Bumps
Sat 3rd March 11:30 - 17:30 Lent Bumps
Thurs 15th March TBC Catz Cardinals
Sat 17th March 09:00 - 16:00 Winter League 3 (CRA clubs only)
Sat 18th March 11:00 - 16:00 Junior Sculling Head
Sun 25th March 10:00 - 15:00 Canoe and Kayak race (whole river)

Event Calendars: CUCBC | CRA | Conservancy

Michaelmas Captains Meeting

The Michaelmas Captains Meeting was held on Sunday 8th October at 5pm in the Audit Room at King's College. The minutes have now been published.

Michell and Pegasus Cups 2017

The final rankings for the Michell and Pegasus Cups 2017 are now available.

The 2017 Michell Cup, awarded for the best overall club performance, was won by Caius.

The 2017 Pegasus Cup, for the best performance in the 2017 May Bumps, was won by Newnham.

May Bumps 2017

The May Bumps 2017 took place from Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th June. The Getting-On Race took place on Friday 9th June, the results of which can be found here.

Congratulations to Lady Margaret for retaining the Men's Headship and Jesus for winning the Women's Headship and thanks to all crews for a good week's racing!

May Bumps 2017 - Final Results Men Women

Small Boats Regatta 2017

The Small Boats Regatta 2017 took place between Monday 24th and Wednesday 26th April with the following competitions taking place:

  • Bushe-Fox Freshmen's Sculls (Men)
  • Delafield Championship Sculls (Women)
  • Fairbairn Junior Sculls (Men and Women)
  • Foster-Fairbairn Pairs (Men and Women)
  • Lowe Double Sculls (Men, Women and Mixed)
  • Magdalene Silver Pairs (Men and Women)
  • Maiden Sculls (Novice Women)
  • Peter Brandt Sculls (Novice Men)

Full results are now available here.

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