In and Around Catz

The Eleventh Annual River Cam Punt Race

Sunday 17 June 2018 — 5.30–6.30pm

As you may know, every year sees the River Cam Punt Race, for the title of Champion of the Cam.

The race will take place, as usual, from the punt shed at Darwin Island (Darwin College). The date is Sunday 17 June, starting at 5.30pm. We race from Darwin Island to Trinity Punts.

Boats should be in position at 5.00pm to ensure an orderly start.

There are two races combined in one:

  • The fastest team event;
  • The fastest solo punter event.

You are invited to join the racing.

You should bring your own punt. (All punts should have Cam Conservancy licence.)

There is no fee for entering this event. Just turn up at 5.00pm.

For all inquiries related to the race, contact

Video of the 2016 race

Photos of the 2017 race