at Kimberley Road, Cambridge, CB4 1 United Kingdom
Cambridge '99 RC "Nines" is a rowing club based in Cambridge, UK, with one of the largest active rowing memberships in the region. The club's colours are a distinctive sky blue, 'old gold' and green.The club rows all-year round and has a strong competitive ethos. All members are encouraged to take part in racing and the club has a strong track record of developing novice rowers to a highly competitive standard.FacilitiesThe club has a boathouse containing a dedicated free weights area, weights room, changing rooms, showers, toilets, a kitchen, a large fleet of boats, bar, committee room/lounge for relaxing, and training room with twelve ergs and a Wattbike.RacingThe club competes all year round at local and major national events including Men's and Women's Tideway Head of the River Races, Women's Henley, Henley Royal Regatta and the National Championships.The biggest race in the local calendar is the Cambridgeshire Rowing Association Bumps in which all club members participate. The men's and women's first boats currently both hold 3rd place within their categories.EventsEach year Cambridge '99 Rowing Club runs two regattas. The regatta in the spring is for eights and mainly attracts local Cambridge College crews preparing May Bumps. The larger autumn regatta attracts crews from a wider area and includes races for a range of boat categories.HistoryThe club was founded in 1899 as a spin-off from the YMCA boat club after some members decided they wanted to smoke, drink and row on Sundays.
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