During an announcement which was opened to the public for the first time in the Boat Races’ storied history, CUBC announced the crews which will seek to defend the 2023 Boat Races’ title as they race against Oxford on Saturday 30th March on the University Course. The crews feature a number of returning Blues in both men’s and women’s crews along with Blondies and Goldies stepping up for the Blues Race and new athletes who join CUBC for the first time.

Women’s Blue BoatMen’s Blue Boat
Coach: Patrick RyanCoach: Rob Baker
Cox: Hannah Murphy – Girton – MPhil Health, Medicine, and Society
Stroke: Megan Lee – Lucy Cavendish – MPhil Management
7: Iris Powell – Churchill – BA Natural Sciences ^
6: Carys Earl – Gonville and Caius – BA Medicine ^
5: Carina Graf – Emmanuel – PhD Clinical Neuroscience*
4: Jenna Armstrong – Jesus – PhD Physiology*
3: Clare Hole – St Catharine’s – MPhil Population Health Sciences^
2: Jo Matthews – St. John’s – BA Medicine ^
Bow: Gemma – King St. John’s – Res + PhD Stem Cell Biology^
Cox: Ed Bracey – Wolfson – MPhil Economics
Stroke: Matt Edge – St. Catharine’s – PhD Chemistry*
7: Luca Ferraro – King’s – BA Classics*
6: Thomas Lynch – Hughes Hall – PhD Engineering*
5: Kenny Coplan – Hughes Hall – MPhil History of Art
4: Gus John – Wolfson – MPhil Medieval History
3: Thomas Marsh – St. John’s – PhD Physics ^
2: Noam Mouelle – Hughes Hall – PhD Physics*
Bow: Seb Benzecry – Jesus – PhD Film Studies*
* denotes returning Blue^ denotes returning Blondie/Goldie
The 2024 Women's Blue Boat in front of King's College
The 2024 Women’s Blue Boat in front of King’s College Photo Credit Nordin Catic
The 2024 Men's Blue Boat in front of Goldie Boathouse
The 2024 Men’s Blue Boat in front of Goldie Boathouse Photo Credit Nordin Catic