Forthcoming River Closures

Weekend Rowing: 1st VIIIs only may boat at 11:00am on both days; all other crews may boat from 11:15am. All novice crews must be accompanied by a bank party, and novice crews must have an experienced cox for their first outing.

Early Morning Restrictions: 1st VIIIs only may boat at lighting down; crews boating within 15 minutes of lighting down must carry white lights visible through 360o, must maintain full-crew full-slide rowing until Chesterton, and must not spin upstream of Baitsbite within 15 minutes of lighting down. All other senior crews may boat from 15 minutes after lighting down. Novice crews may boat from 07:30am or 15 minutes after lighting down, whichever is later, and must be accompanied by a bank party. Novice crews must have an experienced cox for their first outing.

Evening Hours are in effect during 17:30-20:00 on weekdays during Easter Full Term for upper boats only. Please see the Evening Rowing page for more 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 14th April 10:00 - 13:30 St. Radegund Mile
Tue 23 - Wed 24 April 13:30 - 17:45 Small Boats Regatta
Sat 27th April 08:30 - 15:00 Head of the Cam
Sat 4th May 08:30-15:00 Cambridge Head to Head
Sun 5th May 12:00-19:30 City Sprints (Outside the Boathouses)

External Event Calendars: CRA | Conservancy

Conservancy Event Calendar

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