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Torpids 2017-Day 4

On March 6, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 4

The sun was out (albeit in the morning and early afternoon) for the final day of Torpids. Crowds descended upon Boathouse Island to watch the action. This big question for Jesus today: Would W1 and M1 both achieve blades after entering Division 1 on Friday? How many Blues does it…

Torpids 2017-Day 3

On March 6, 2017, Posted by , In Torpids,Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 3

Friday promised to be a truly memorable day for JCBC, with the potential for both W1 and M1 to enter Women’s Division 1 and Men’s Division 1 respectively. Despite none of the other 4 Jesus crews being in contention for blades, all the crews were still motivated to keep rising…

Torpids 2017-Day 2

On March 2, 2017, Posted by , In Torpids, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 2

Though the weather looked up today, though the prospect of quintuple blades was slowly diminished, with 3 out of the 6 crews bumping. Jesus principal Nigel Shadbolt also made a showing to cheer on the Jesus contingent, joining in with the classic “JEEEEEEESUUUUS” chanting. Men’s Division 6 saw M3 overbump…

Torpids 2017-Day 1

On March 2, 2017, Posted by , In Torpids, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 1

A miserable day confronted the oarsmen/women of JCBC on the first day of Torpids. Though wind wasn’t a major issue, throughout most of the day, rainfall blighted the river. Nonetheless, Jesus excelled, with 5 out of 6 crews bumping! Here is a summary of the first days action: Both Jesus…

IWL D

On February 5, 2017, Posted by , In Isis Winter League,M1,M2, With Comments Off on IWL D

No-one knew whether the fourth installment of the Isis Winter League would take place until a few hours before it was due to begin. The river had been on red flag for just under a week, meaning no crews were allowed to do outings. It was eventually decided that, despite…

Fairbains regatta 2016

On January 27, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Fairbains regatta 2016

On 2nd December, 265 crews from independent boat clubs, as well as those affiliated with Oxbridge Colleges, raced past the ‘Jesus Flagpole’ as the 87th Fairbairn Cup Race began. Situated on the River Cam and extending between the boathouse of Jesus College Cambridge and Little Bridge, over 4300 metres away,…

Christchurch Regatta 2016

On January 27, 2017, Posted by , In Christ Church, With Comments Off on Christchurch Regatta 2016

We would like to begin this post by apologising for the lack of news regarding the boat club over the past few months. We have had some IT issues which thankfully have been resolved, so updates should hopefully be more prompt from now on! The big event of Michaelmas Term…