X-Press “Bumps” Head

Tuesday 8th June 2021

A head race for eight-oared boats on the River Cam; timed from upstream of the A14 bridge to Peter’s Post (approximately 2,100m). Divisions starting at 7pm and at 8:20pm.

A club which enters at least one Men’s and one Women’s crew will be eligible to compete for the John Dent Trophy, awarded to the club with the best two-boat combined time.

  • An ideal bumps preparation race for college and city crews: practice your start and row the course without interruption.
  • Medals for category winners and best line around Grassy Corner.
  • Complimentary racing photos.
  • Eights only, in the following categories:
    • College Men’s and Women’s crews – Mays 1st, 2nd, 3rd and lower.
    • CRA Masters categories (may be combined with handicap, depending on entries).

Entry fee only £56 per boat in advance (£64 if paid on the day).

Presentations will be made at City Boat House after the race (around 9.20pm).

Contact us for enquiries:   [email protected]

For previous years’ results click here.

Caius W1 and M1 – current holders of the John Dent Trophy