This Cambridge sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing historic photo gallery gallery contains team and other photos that have come from a wide variety of sources. They are presented in order of year from 1931 onwards. If you have a photo of a year that is missing, please take a mobile photo of it, or scan it, and sent it the the Webmaster.
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1931 Men's Team (Won)
1932 Men's Team (Won)
1933 Men's Team (Won)
1934 Men's Team (Tie)
1935 Men's Team (Won)
1936 Men's Team (Lost)
1937 Men's Team (Lost)
1938 Men's Team (Won)
1938 Combined Oxford and Cambridge Teams at West Mersea
1947 Men's Team (Lost)
1948 Men's Team (Won)
1949 Men's Team (Lost)
1950 Mens Team (Won)
1954 Men's Team (Lost)
1956 Men's Team (Won)
1958 Men's Team (Won)
1959 Men's Team (Lost)
1960 Men's Team (Won)
1963 Irish Tour Team on the front lawn of the Royal Ulster YC. Back: Mike Taylor-Jones, Roger Palmer, Anthony Butler. Front: Ross Walker, Mike Hayles, Graham Self.
1964 Men's Team (Lost). Back: Mike Hayles (Churchill-Rsrv), Ross Walker (Selwyn), Tim Watt (Clare). Front: Anthony Butler (Clare), Richard Hermon-Taylor (St Johns-Capt), Graham Self (St Catharines).
1965 Men's Team (Lost)
1965 Combined Oxford and Cambridge Teams - with three Royal Anglesey YC officers. Front row: Peter Lee, Anthony Butler, Nick Davies (O), Ken Merron (O). Rest: Mike Hayles, Ross Walker, Patrick Gifford, Graham Self, David Livingston (Reserve), Bill Bowers (O-Reserve), Nigel Hodson (O), Anthony Lunch (O-Front), Giles Biddle (O-Back), Phil MacNeice (O).
1965 The Combined Oxford and Cambridge Ladies Varsity Teams - Cambridge Captain, Celia Barratt, is centre bottom
1976 Combined Oxford and Cambridge (Lost) Varsity Teams. Front: John Fells, Keith Whitfield, Will Henderson, Peter Baron (O), Steve Chiverton (O), Graham Smallridge (O). Back: Mike Hoyle, Chris Atkins, John Aston, Simon Slater (O), Lionel Cartwright (O), Paul Stainsby (O).
1977 Dunhill National Team Racing Winners, held at Midlands Sailing Club, Birmingham. Front: Mark Struckett, Chris Atkins, Will Henderson. Back: Tony Firkins, Roger Yeoman, David Black.
1981 BUSA-winning Team. Front: Roger Bickerstaff, Steve Smith, Howard Williams. Back: John Gilmore, Andrew Hattersley, Stacey Clark - also won Varsity.
1981 Men's (Won) Varsity Team. Phil David, Steve Smith, Roger Bickerstaff, Howard Williams, Stacey Clark, John Gilmore, Andrew Hattersley, Matthew Geake, Adrian Newley.
1982 Windsurfing Varsity Match press report. Match resulted in a tie. A RIB had to be used to break up some near-shore ice!
1984 Ladies Team. Front: Jenny Pocock, Helen Steers, Sadie Wickens. Back: Catherine Goss, Kate Cormie, Wendy Barclay. Varsity and BUSA winners.
1985 Team - Silver at BUSA and victorious in Varsity.
1986 BUSA Team - last 4 at BUSA and victorious in Varsity.
1986 Ladies Team - victorious in all
1987 BUSA Team - victorious in Varsity.
1987 Ladies Team - victorious in almost all.
Cambridge at the 1989 Wessex Winter Warmer: Pete Ireland, Ian Walker, Gordon Maclay, James Lindsay, Kate O'Donoghue
1990 Combined Men's and Ladies Varsity Teams (with Liz Walker crewing for the men!) - Ladies victorious in Varsity.
1990 Combined Men's and Ladies Varsity Teams - both won Silver at BUSA.
1990 BUSA press report
1990 BUSA press report (on-the-water umpiring had yet to arrive!)
1990 Varsity Match press report (ahem ...)
1991 Combined Men's and Ladies Varsity Teams - both victorious in Varsity.
1991 Combined Men's and Ladies Varsity Teams - Ladies won BUSA, men reached the last 4.
1991 BUSA press report
Chris Fox and Ian Walker pose before departing on the 1991 BUSA tour of the US
1992 Men's Team - victorious in Varsity and last 4 at BUSA.
1993 Combined Mixed (Lost) and Ladies (Result not known) Teams - Men reached last 8 at BUSA.
1993 Menu for the 100th Anniversary dinner. The menu for the 125th Anniversary Dinner remains a closely-guarded secret.
1996 Ladies (Won) Varsity Team. Katie Nurton, Annabel Simpson, Laurie Jamieson, Lucy Davey, Zoe Ballantyne, Jayne Bubb - Silver at BUSA.
1996 Ladies try their hand at rowing a gig
1999 Ladies Team: Anya Tremlett, Helen Farr, Sarah Brewer, Rachel Franks, Ari Liddell, Jo Sutcliffe - victorious in Varsity and Silver at BUSA.
2000 Combined Mixed (Won) and Ladies (Result not known) Varsity Teams. Front row: Erin Delaney, Becca O'Brien, Tom Hebbert, Richard Guy, Alison Hancock, Sarah Brewer. Middle row; Jon Fish, Jamie Reid, Rob Sherrington. Back row; Archie Massey, Ari Liddell, Anya Tremlett, Helen Farr, Rachel Franks, Richard Keeton. Standing at back: Giles Bradford. Men won BUSA.
2000 Ladies Team. Front: Alison Hancock, Anya Tremlett, Sarah Brewer. Back: Helen Farr, Ari Liddell, Rachel Franks - results not known.
2002 BUSA Team - Silver at BUSA
2002 Ladies Team. Rachel Howe, Katie Hughes, Sarah Brewer, ?, ?,? - Varsity result not known and semi finals at BUSA.
2002 Mixed (Won) Varsity Team. Rob Hoey, George Harston, Antony Lewis, JP Marks, Alastair Rose, Al Jubb, Rachel Franks, Mark Mellors, Jamie Reid.
2005 BUSA Team. Front: Malcolm Parry, Tom Heywood. Back: Tim Musker, Jon Pinner, Rob Style, Ben Lister - Varsity winners and last 8 at BUSA.
2006 BUSA Team. Front: Megan Burrough, Amy Gunning. Back: Jon Pinner, Tom Heywood, Rob Style, Ben Lister. Mixed won Varsity, Ladies Lost.
2006 BUSA Team after winning at Grafham. Captain Ben Lister holds the trophy. Rest: Jon Pinner, Tom Heywood, Amy Gunning, Rob Style, Megan Burrough.
2006 Ladies Varsity Team (Lost). Sarah Chapman, Eddie Glennie, Cat Gerrard, Marta Lapsley, Kat Ward, Rosie Thornton
2007 Ladies Varsity Team (Lost). Hester Robertson, Sarah Crossman, Katherine Ward, Francesca Lofts, Emma Foster, Jessica Fleminger
2007 Mixed Varsity Tream (Won). Jonathon Pinner, David Marlow, Simon Wood, Tom Heywood, Tommy Smedley, Bethan Carden, Peter Bunch, Jamie Dove, missing: Rachel Wigmore
2008 BUSA Ladies Team (Winners). Jules Toynton, Fi Parkinson, Francesca Lofts, Emma Foster, Sarah Crossman, Katherine Ward
2009 Ladies Varsity Team (Lost). Sarah Crossman, Sarah Martin, Frances Wensley, Anya De Iongh, Katherine Ward, Hannah Brown
2009 Mixed Team (Lost). Jamie Dove, Pete Dannatt, Greg Hall, Eddie Glennie (Captain), Pete Bunch, Fi Parkinson, Felix Danczak, Simon Wood, David Marlow
2011 Combined Mixed and Ladies Varsity Teams (Both Lost). Will Kalderon, Lilly Carlisle, Henry Maxfield, Honor Fell, Max Darke, Fiona Hampshire, Clair Brunner, Felix Danczak, Milly Stevens, Pete Bunch, Sarah Martin, Greg Hall, Dawn Wilkinson, Pete Dannatt, Sarah Hughes.
2012 Ladies Varsity Team (Lost). Milly Stephens, Sarah Hughes, Fiona Hampshire, Francine Counsell, Rosie Finlinson, Dawn Wilkinson. Mark and Rachel Struckett in background.
2012 Mixed Varsity Team (lost). Front: Sarah Hughes, Fiona Hampshire, Lilly Carlisle. Back: Will Kalderon, Honor Fell, Tim Palmer, Josh Flack, Arthur Henderson, Felix Danczak. Men last 8 and Ladies last 4 at BUSA.
2012 Windsurfing Varsity group Dahab, Egypt (Won): Names not available (but team is recorded in history)
2013 Ladies Varsity Team (Lost). Esther Sidebotham, Fiona Hampshire, Sarah Lombard, Honor Fell, Francine Counsell, Milly Stephens. BUSA winners!
2013 Mixed Varsity Team (Won). CUCrC President Ian Liddell, Bryan Ormond, Fiona Hampshire, Ali Ghareeb, Josh Flack, Chris Chasty, Arthur Henderson, Sarah Lombard, Tim Palmer, Trustee and local organiser Mike Hayles, Will Reid. Couple to left are Dick Vernon (Clare 1945) and his wife Pam. Bronze at BUSA.
2014 Ladies Varsity Team (Won). Sarah McCuskee, Lilly Carlisle, Francine Counsell, Katie de Lange, Esther Sidebotham, Sarah Lombard. Bronze at BUSA.
2014 Mixed Varsity Team (Won). Hugo Sloper, Tim Gratton, Josh Flack, Tom Maxwell, Arthur Henderson, Bryan Ormond, Will Reid, Chris Young, Robbie Gilmore. BUSA winners and 2nd team 6th.
2014 CUCrC excursion to the Robinson May Ball. Front: Lilly Carlisle, Helmi Burton-Papp, Will Reid, Josh Flack, Francine Counsell, Arthur Henderson, Bryan Ormond, Ali Ghareeb, Katherine Sammes, Laurence Orchard. Back: Chris Eames, Robbie Gilmore, Ester Sidebotham, Duncan Hampshire, Chris Young, Hugo Sloper, Tom Maxwell, Tim Gratton, Ben Hendon, Maude Josephine, George Tetley, James Pinder.
2014 Windsurfing Varsity Team (Won): Emily Guest, Tom Edwards, George Cooper, Laurel Townsend, Jack Tawney(Capt), Hal Miller
2015 Combined Mixed (Won) and Ladies (Lost) Varsity Teams. Front: Helmi Burton-Papp, Steph MacAulay, Rachel Tilley, Tim Gratton, Francine Counsell, Katie de Lange, Hannah Bibby. Back: John Farley, Josh Flack, Bryan Ormond, Arthur Henderson, Robbie Gilmore, Hugo Sloper, Chris Eames, Josh Adams. BUSA winners, 2nd team 4th, and 3rd team 7th. BUSA Bronze for Ladies.
2015 Windsurfing Varsity Team (Tie): Tom Lawson, Hal Miller, Laurel Townsend(Capt), Ben Lawrence, Jorn Emborg, George Cooper
2016 Combined Mixed (Won) and Ladies (Won) Varsity Teams. Front: Daisy Baxter, Rachel Tilley, Tim Gratton, Bryan Ormond, George Hopes. Back: Anna Prescott, Cat Wallace, James Pinder, Paris Thomas, Robbie Gilmore, Chris Eames, Jamie Webb, Chloe Macaulay. (Missing: Hannah Bibby, Hugo Sloper). BUSA winners, 2nd team 4th, Ladies BUSA cancelled.
2016 Windsurfing Varsity Teams (Blues and 2nds won): Torben Heinsohn, Tom Edwards, Ben Lawrence(Capt), plus Oxford 1st trio (2nds not photographed)
2017 Dave Wilkins (Wolfson 1972) takes the UK America's Cup Challenger away at speed - in home waters
2017 Dave Wilkins (Wolfson 1972) clearly enjoying being at the helm of an America's Cup foiling catamaran
2017 Match racing team in action at the Governors Cup, Balboa YC, California (9th overall): Jamie Webb, George Hopes, Jemima Lawson, James Pinder
2017 Ladies team (Won: 1st three-keel-boats-a-side match) Front: Chloe Macaulay, Jemima Lawson, Rachel Tilley (Capt), Anna Prescott. Back: Karen Thomas, Cat Wallace, Helmi Burton-Papp, Fiona Tait, Florence Gilks.
2017 Men's team (Won) Front: Duncan Hampshire, Jamie Webb, James Pinder (Capt), Henry Morley. Back: George Hopes, Tim Gratton, Thomas Mather, Josh Adams, Dave Robertson
2017 Windsurfing Varsity Teams (Blues won, 2nds lost): Chris Watts(B), David Fischer(2nds), Maddy Green(2nds), Helen White(B-Capt), Horatio Cox(B), Adam Heath(2nds)
2017 Ladies team (Won) Front: Penny Wieser, Bethan Matthew, Holly MacAskill. Back: Jules Welham, Karen Thomas, Anna Prescott (Capt), Chloe Macaulay, Jemima Lawson, Fiona Tait.
2019 Men's team (Won) Front: George Hopes, Robbie King, Paris Thomas (Acting Capt), Jamie Webb. Back: Alex Smallwood, Michael Smith, Henry Morley, Ollie Jagger, Greg Sale.
2018 Windsurfing Varsity Teams (Both lost): David Fischer(B-Capt), Maddy Green(2nds), Helen White(B), Sipke Shaughnessy(2nds)