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The Cambridge University Lightweight Rowing Club travelled to Nottingham over the long May bank holiday weekend to get a taste of multi-lane racing at the BUCS regatta. Windy conditions are not uncommon at the National Water Sports Centre and this weekend did not disappoint. A huge tailwind howled down the course on all 3 days of racing adding another dimension to the rowing! BUCS_2011_VIII

Following the win of the Halladay Trophy and defeat of Oxford at the Head of the River Race 2011, Cambridge University Lightweight Rowing Club is now recruiting for the 2011/2012 season. We are looking for people with: Demonstrable rowing ability or potential Strength endurance (natural or trained) Mental toughness Weight...

Following CULRC's defeat a week earlier to Oxford, the Head of the River in London was a chance to reverse the verdict and prove the boat's speed against national competition. Both of these aims were accomplished, beating OULRC by 4 seconds and coming in 31st overall to take the Halladay Trophy. HORR_2011

Unfortunately, due to the treacherous driving conditions it was unsafe to travel to Henley for the annual Trial VIIIs race. Despite trying to relocate to Ely the river was frozen solid, preventing any racing. However, making the most of the situation, several ergo relays were held in Cambridge. In a closely fought competition, the two Trial VIIIs crews of "Cut" and "Thrust" raced over 8000m, 4000m and 2400m. Each race was decided by just seconds, but the overall winners were "Cut".