Henley Boat Races


CULRC was founded  to defeat Oxford’s club OULRC in the Lightweight Boat Race. We aim to peak for this race.


 

The 2019 Lightweight Men’s Boat Race will be contested over the full championship course on 23rd March for the first time!

 

 

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Prior to 2019, the  Lightweight Men’s Boat Race was one of the Henley Boat Races, the other being the Lightweight Women’s Boat Race. The event took place on the River Thames at Henley, usually the week before the Heavyweight Boat Races that is held on the Championship Course in London. The Henley Boat races took place over a 2,000m course, downstream,  the opposite direction to the Henley Royal Regatta course, and finish halfway down Temple Island.

Cambridge currently lead 28 wins to 16.

Visit the Henley Boat Races website for more information.


It is now a tradition for the previous year’s losing club send a challenge to the winning clubs’s president:

On behalf of <the losing> club I challenge you to an Eight Oared Race down 2000m of the Henley Reach. Do you accept my challenge?

To this the winning president replies:

On behalf of <the winning> club I accept your challenge.

 


COURSE MAP

The race takes place in the reverse direction to the Royal Regatta Course. Cambridge boats from Leander, whilst Oxford boats from Upper Thames. The toss and weigh in takes place at Remenham Club.

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Outcomes of the Henley Boat Races

 

Date

Winner Time Winning Margin

(Lengths)

Oxford

Wins

Cambridge

Wins

1975

Cambridge

1

1976

Oxford 1 1
1977 Oxford 2

1

1978

Cambridge 2 2
1979 Cambridge 2

3

1980

Cambridge 2 4
1981 Cambridge 2

5

1982

Cambridge 2 6
1983 Cambridge 2

7

1984

Cambridge 1⅓ 2 8
1985 Cambridge 6 ft 2

9

1986

Cambridge 2 2 10
1987 Cambridge 6:09 ½ 2

11

1988

Cambridge 2 12
1989 Cambridge 5:51 2

13

1990

Cambridge 6:40 2 14
1991 Cambridge 6:39 2

15

1992

Oxford 5:40 3 15
1993 Cambridge 5:39 ½ 3

16

1994

Oxford 5:35 ¾ 4 16
1995 Cambridge 5:29 4

17

1996

Oxford NRO disq 5 17
1997 Oxford 5:49 1 6

17

1998

Cambridge 5:45 ½ 6

18

1999

Oxford 5:31 7

18

2000

Cambridge 5:40 2 7

19

2001

Cambridge 6:33 4 7 20

2002

Oxford 5:21 2 8

20

2003 Oxford 5:55 9

20

2004

Oxford 5:36 ½ 10 20
2005 Oxford 5:51 3 11

20

1 April 2006

Oxford 5:18 12 20

1 April 2007

Oxford 3:44 1 13 20
23 March 2008 Oxford 6:15

14

20

22 March 2009

Cambridge 5:49

3

14

21

28 March 2010 Cambridge 5:28

2 ft

14

22

27 March 2011

Oxford 5:54

Canvas

15

22

25 March 2012 Cambridge 6:00

¾

15

23

24 March 2013

Oxford 6:49

1⅔

16

23

30 March 2014 Cambridge 5:30

16

24

5 April 2015

Cambridge 5:55

4 ft

16

25

19 March 2016

Cambridge 6:19 Easily 16

26

26 March 2017

Cambridge

6:07

16

27

18 March 2018 Cambridge 6:26 16

28