Head of the River Race 2018: Reports and Videos

Both the men and women entered (We)HoRR this year, and with no cancellations due to bad weather, both crews were able to get out and race. The women placed 146th with a time of 22:29.4, and the men came in at 210th with 20:48.5. Footage from spectators is located here. W1 Cox – Jack Yates…

Torpids 2018: Day 4 Race Reports

Due to the inclement weather, Saturday’s racing was only the second chance to race for the first boats, and unfortunately due to restrictions imposed for the safety of crews offered no chance for W2 and M2. This leaves the final positions as follows: W2: Division 4, 12th (up three) M2: Division 4, 11th (level) W1:…

Torpids 2018: Day 1 Race Reports

With extreme weather facing the crews, there were a mix of results from across the divisions. Worsening forecasts for Thursday mean day 2 has been cancelled by OURCs, with the final two days provisionally going ahead. W2 Day one of Torpids got off to quite a ‘cool’ start! Despite some small mishaps in rowing on,…

Torpids 2018 Rowing On: Race Reports

Rowing on saw two Hertford women’s crews hopeful that they would qualify for Torpids. In spite of injury during the race, W2 were able to make it through to the racing starting today, whilst W3 were unfortunately unable to qualify. W2 Cox- Abbigail Colwyn Stroke- Hrabina Kaja Fenn 7: Christina Nahanni 6: Catherine Dumbill 5:…

Henley IVs and VIIIs 2018: Race Reports

On the 17th of February, both sides of the club entered Henley IVs and VIIIs Head, with the men fielding the stern 4 from the VIII they raced in the morning again in the IVs racing in the afternoon, and the women entering a single VIII. Men’s First VIII Cox: Ettie ‘Cavalry’ Caverly Stroke: Danny…

Christ Church Regatta – Day 1 Race Reports

Chris Church Regatta 2017 kicked off today with four crews of Hertford “fawns” taking to the Isis for their first taste of Oxford racing. Read on to find out how they got on!   Men’s A – Beat Lincoln A Cox: Maciej Arcadius Bugala Stroke: Ryan Gould 7: Tom Blackmore 6: Paddy Christy-Parker 5: Oscar…

HCBC alumni row Head of the Charles

On October 20th a crew of ex-Hertford rowers embarked on a trip across the pond to Boston, MA, to tackle the Head of the Charles. The crew consists of largely office-fit members of the 2007, 8, 9 and 10 summer eights and Henley crews. After clashes of blades (in true bumps racing spirit) the crew…

Hertford rower makes Osiris Crew

Huge congratulations to Hertford rower Annie Taylor for making this year’s Osiris crew for the Osiris-Blondie Boat Race! Annie is a Law finalist who learnt to row at HCBC in her first year. She will be rowing at bow when the two crews battle it out at 16:50 this Sunday (2nd April), so get yourself…

Women’s Eights Head of the River Race report

Bow- Annie Ault 2- Amy Holguin 3- Bridget Johns 4- Philippa Thornton 5- Penny Hyde 6- Rosalind Martin 7- Hannie Knox Stroke- Marie Becker Cox- Joe Wynn After W1’s most successful Torpids campaign in over 35 years (finishing 4th on the river in Division 1), we were looking forward to racing again in WeHorr. The…

Torpids 2017 – Friday Race Reports

M1 –provisional up to 2 to 5th in Division I As things stand we have no idea of what happened in Men’s Division I and we’re not sure if M1 do either!  The provisional start list has a M1 up two to 5th in Division I but we understand that the start list for Saturday is…

HCBC Victory at Henley 4s and 8s

On the 18th February 6 HCBC crews decamped to Henley-on-Thames for a hard day’s racing, with one emerging victorious in their division! Read on to learn how the action unfolded. Well done to all who raced.