Welcome to the Christ's College Boat Club (CCBC) website. In 1830, the Boat Club was founded, at which time only a few of the Colleges had clubs. In 1887 the Boathouse was built in its present position.
Below you will find news articles of recent club activity. Follow the links down the right hand sidebar or along the top bar to find more information about the club or use the search.

Winter Head to Head 2014-15

Lent term's first race gives opportunities for novices to join the senior boats.

Watch on youtube: Christ's Coxing Blue, Peter Hobson (m1985) addresses Blades Regatta Dinner 2014

At the Blades Regatta in September 2014, alumni of Christ’s College Boat Club were privileged to be entertained by GB International, Blue Boat and CCBC Cox, Peter Hobson (m1985).

Fairbairns 2014 Crustaceans M3

Crustaceans M3, comprising Blades from m1985 to m1964, finished in 18:17.3, beating Jesus III and Sidney Sussex II in excellent style. Crustaceans M2 (m1978) 16:42, beat Christ's M2 and M3 and finished 46th out of 62 crews.

Crustaceans scull the Rhine Marathon 2014

Crustaceans have again raced a Quad Gig in the 26 mile Marathon from Leverkusen to Dusseldorf on the River Rhine. See us on youtube 5:08 mins http://youtu.be/rF_rW2cfVyc

Fairbairn Cup 2014-15

With a full set of both Novice and Senior crews on the river, it was W1 who showed the rest of the boat club how it's done.

Winter Head 2014-15

Training and determination led to great results for CCBC at winter head.

University IVs 2014-15

With 5 crews entered in total, 2014 was a big year for Christ's at University IVs

Autumn Head 2014-15

Fielding two VIIIs and three IVs (more than any other college), the club put in a strong performance at this year's Autumn Head.

College announces a matched funding agreement for Phase One of the boathouse redevelopment

We are delighted to announce that the College Council has agreed to provide £350,000 of matching funding, pound for pound, for new pledges to the boathouse redevelopment made after 1st august 2014. When reached, the combined total of £700,000 in additional funds should enable us to start work on Phase One, which is the largest phase of the project. The College Council has reaffirmed its support for the redevelopment and its appreciation of all the work that the steering committee has done to get the project this far.

Christ's College Boat Club War Records

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One which occurs this year, alumnus Simon Martin (m. 2006) has compiled a list of all boat club members who saw action during that conflict. The names of those who died during the war are accompanied by a short biography, including details of their rowing exploits. The full document can be downloaded as a pdf file by clicking the link below.

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