THE BOAT Race is taking place in front of spectators in London RIGHT NOW.

Last year the race was held behind closed doors on the remote River Great Ouse at Ely, due to Covid restrictions and safety issues with Hammersmith Bridge.


Oxford vs Cambridge is finally back on the Thames after a change of location last year.Credit: Alamy
The time of when the race starts depends on the tide.


The time of when the race starts depends on the tide.Credit: Getty – Contributor

This year sees the famous Oxford vs Cambridge boat race return to its original historic course on the Thames river.

12 months ago Cambridge reigned victorious over both Oxford’s men and women’s team.

This is the third year in a row that both the men’s and women’s team’s have won their respective races and Oxford will be looking to break their unlucky streak.

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What time is the Boat Race?

  • This year’s Oxford vs Cambridge clash will get underway on Sunday, April 3 – TODAY.
  • The women’s race starts at 2:23pm.
  • The men’s race starts an hour later at 3:23pm.

Where is this year’s Boat Race being held?

  • After taking place behind closed doors last year the race returns to the famous championship course stretching over 4.25 miles.
  • The race starts downstream of Putney Bridge and passes under Hammersmith Bridge and Barnes Bridge before finishing just before Chiswick Bridge.

What channel is the Boat Race on and can I live stream it?

  • Coverage of this year’s big boat race will be live on BBC One.
  • If you want to live stream the event, you can download the BBC iPlayer and stream it from your mobile or tablet device.

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Men’s crew – 3:32pm


  • Charlie Marcus
  • Ollie Parish
  • James Bernard
  • Tom George
  • Ollie Wynne-Griffith
  • Simon Schürch
  • George Finlayson
  • James Hunter
  • Luca Ferraro


  • Liam Corrigan
  • David Ambler
  • Barnabe Delarze
  • Jack Robertson
  • Roman Roosli
  • Charlie Elwes
  • Angus Groom
  • Tobias Schroder
  • Jack Tottem

What are the odds?

Oxford’s men to win – 4/7

Cambridge’s men to take victory – 5/4

Odds courtesy of Betfair.