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Here you can find out about rowing at Clare College, Cambridge, including crew lists, results, reports and upcoming events. You can also find information for CBC Alumni, the Clare Relics, recent club newsletters, our club history and contact details. For information about Clare Novices' Regatta, see the regatta pages.
Clare Novices' Regatta
Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th November
Previous event: Emma Sprints
For the draw and results for all colleges visit the regatta pages.
1st Novice Women's VIII
1st round: beat Peterhouse NW1; 2nd round: beat Trinity Hall NW1, quarterfinals: lost against Jesus NW1
2nd Novice Women's VIII
1st round: beat Trinity Hall NW2; quarterfinals: lost against Fitzwilliam NW2
Ada Krzak reports:
Written by an anonymous NW2 rower
Even the cold, wind, rain, dead fish and an almost (almost…) damaged bow could not supress the enthusiasm of the high hearted NW2 crew (well, half of NW3) as we lined up at the start of CNR on Friday. Watching NM2 disappear at the speed of light in the race before us, expectations were high. Our start put us in good stead against the intimidating looking Trinity Hall crew, however a small incident disturbed the (kind of) synchronised strokes of NW2 near the end. Trinity Hall began to overtake us underneath the bridge, yet ended up clashing into us, carrying on rowing whilst we could not. However karma played its part by causing their stern pair to catch perfectly co-ordinated crabs, including an almost ejector. This allowed us to row on towards the finish line to victory whilst they recovered from the unfortunate incident.
We then realised that we would once again have to brave the November weather on Saturday, in which we competed against Fitz.
The wind was even stronger and fighting to stay on meadow side proved difficult. Panic ensued after our close start as we saw that they were gaining on us, and as usual panic meant that we lost our timing and ultimately lost to Fitz despite giving it our all.
At the end of each race, cake was provided by our very generous coach and cox which, if it wasn’t already worth the pain, made it so.
Uploaded Sunday 29th November, 20:34
Other recent results
Next event: Fairbairns
Thursday 3rd - Friday 4th December
A head race organised by Jesus. All boats start at the Jesus boathouse. Novice VIIIs race over about 2700m to the Railings roughly half way down the Reach, senior coxed IVs race over about 3400m to the downstream post on Plough Reach, and senior VIIIs race over about 4300m to the Little Bridge, past the Motorway Bridge.
For the details visit the regatta pages.
1st Men's VIII
2nd Men's VIII
See the Diary of Events for details of other events coming up.