Lent 2018

DCBC returned to Cambridge a week before the start of Lent Term for an intensive training camp. Usually held abroad in destinations such as Seville or Banyoles, the 2018 camp took place on home ground (or rather home water) to give the Squad the opportunity to enjoy the recently-completed Cambridge Rowing Tank. Building work for … More Lent 2018

Michaelmas 2017

Michaelmas 2017 was set to be an exciting term for DCBC right from the word go. In September, it was announced that Downing’s own Holly Hill would be representing Team GB at the World Rowing Championships alongside fellow Cambridge student Melissa Wilson. The pair went on to take 4th in the world, an incredible result … More Michaelmas 2017

Mays 2017

The squad returned to Cambridge a week before the start of Easter term to hit the ground running with training for May Bumps. Many alumni returned to help boatman Ian Watson coach the squad in the run up to the campaign and the end of the rugby season meant the return of M3, putting Downing … More Mays 2017

Lent 2017

Lent term began early for DCBC, with a training camp in Banyoles, Spain. It was full of opportunities, from racing against some of CUWBC’s finest to exploring wonderful Barcelona. Thanks to the hard work of our lower boats captains, the club had enough members to maintain 6 crews from start to end of term. 4 … More Lent 2017