Cambridge Boat Club

established 1909

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Welcome to the Cambridge Boat Club!

CBC Boathouse 2002 Established in 1909, the Cambridge Boat Club is a not-for-profit rowing and social club with 325 members who compete in regattas around the world. The club is also active in various community outreach programs; cleaning up the Charles River; supporting other rowing organizations on the river including Cambridge Rindge & Latin Rowing, G-Row and Community Rowing; and extending use of our facilities to Senior Citizens and area-wide charity organizations.

Annual Super Bowl Party


 Sunday, February 1

Beginning at 6:00 PM for a 6:30 PM Kickoff

Tex-Mex Theme:  This year’s game location is the University of Arizona Stadium so the menu will be Tex-Mex.  Spicy and mild offerings for before and during the game — and of course some great beer and a special cocktail from Bob Bradford and the Libations Committee (including a non-alcoholic special drink for kids).

Contributions:  CBC will provide the beverages and main course, but please contribute to the Tex-Mex theme with dessert if your last names beginning with A-G, chips and dip or cheese and crackers for last names beginning with H-P, or a salad for last name beginning with Q-Z.

Special requests:  We cannot accommodate any specific food allergies, (we just don’t have the equipment), but there will be vegetarian options.

RSVP:  Please let us know the number in your party asap, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , so we know how many people to shop for (very important, your chefs are member volunteers), no later than Friday, January 31.




          January 25, 2015



MIT professor Jeffrey Hoffman was a NASA astronaut from 1978 until 1997.  He made five space shuttle flights, and was part of the team of four space-walking astronauts who repaired the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993. With slides and video, Jeff will explain what went wrong with the space telescope and how his team fixed it. He’ll also discuss how information from the Hubble Telescope has changed our ideas about the universe. A brief video of Prof. Hoffman is at


5:30 Tanqueray  ~   6:30 beef satay  ~  7:30 AOK


Potluck Supper (by last name initial)

A-F Hors d'oeuvres ~  G-N Entrée or casserole ~  O-Z Salad or vegetable


Dessert will be provided ~  Guests welcome

Upcoming Regattas

2014 Racing Schedule

Here's the list of upcoming races for this year. Click on this link to open the pdf list that you can then download or print.

Can't find what you're looking for? Check out Regatta Central and Row2k for more regatta listings.

*Any missing entry deadlines or contact information have not yet been posted by the regatta organizers. The Rowing Committee will update this list on the CBC website as more information becomes available.

Rowing Technique - Workshop

These are the notes from the workshop that Boris held on Saturday 4th February 2012. There are links to some interesting videos


A Brief History of Cambridge Boat Club

Cambridge Boat Club was founded by civic minded Cantabrigians who gathered to create a common resource for athletics and socializing. The club was incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on April 7th, 1909. Its declared purpose was to "encourage athletic exercises, boating and yachting and to establish and maintain a place for social meetings".

This is the era when people began to formally take notice of the importance of individuals and groups to marshall their forces, in stewardship of the nation's open spaces and recreational lands. It is the time of Teddy Roosevelt's Presidency, the establishment of many of our great national parks and the environmental movement so capably espoused by the impassioned photography of Walter Muir. Mount Auburn Cemetery and Frederick Law Olmsted's Emerald Necklace are still in their infancy.