[CUCBC Captains] Racing Again

Dan Wilkins dan at cucbc.org
Sat Jun 16 14:10:18 BST 2012

Dear river users


Please be aware of the following events affecting the Cam navigation this


Saturday 16th June


The CUCBC May Bumps will be taking place between 10:30 hr and 19:00 hr on
the lower river between Baits Bite Lock and Chesterton. Divisions will run
approximately every 45 minutes. Non-participating users of the navigation
are kindly asked to observe the race marshals' instructions and heed their
warnings to wait for an appropriate time slot before proceeding upstream or
downstream during this approved event. 


Cam Sailing Club is hosting youth sailing races between 14:30 hr and 16:00
hr on reaches adjacent to its Clubhouse at Waterbeach and Bottisham Lock.
Navigators are asked to keep a good lookout and take avoiding action to
prevent any collisions.



Sunday 17th June


Cambridge Fish Preservation and Angling Society Ltd will be holding a Club
Match between on the lower river between 09:00 hr and 17:00 hr from Baits
Bite Lock towards the A14 road bridge. Rowers are kindly requested to spin
upstream of the A14 road bridge to avoid disturbing the competitors during
this match. Navigators making passage along these reaches are asked to keep
a look-out for rods with lines/poles and to keep speed and wash down to a
minimum when passing competitors.


The Friends of the River Cam will be hosting punt racing on the middle river
(College Backs) between Darwin Island and Trinity Punts, commencing 17:30
hr, ending 18:30 hr.  



Thank you for your attention and cooperation.




Philippa Noon

River Manager

Conservators of the River Cam

Baits Bite Lock

Fen Road



CB24 6AF


Telephone: 01223 863785 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)

Out of hours: 07802 862711 (River Foreman)

Email: river.manager at camconservators.org.uk

Website: www.camconservators.org.uk <http://www.camconservators.org.uk/> 






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