Cambridge '99 Rowing Club, also known as 'Nines', was formed in 1899 and is the third oldest of the 'Town' clubs in Cambridge. The club has men's, women's and junior squads which compete at local and national level, with a key priority being Henley Royal Regatta. The 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. The 'Cambridge '99' name was chosen in recognition of the Cambridge University Blue Boat which beat Oxford in The Boat Race in 1899 after a period of Oxford domination.

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  • Cambridge '99 Rowing Club, also known as 'Nines', was formed in 1899 and is the third oldest of the 'Town' clubs in Cambridge. The club has men's, women's and junior squads which compete at local and national level, with a key priority being Henley Royal Regatta. The 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. The 'Cambridge '99' name was chosen in recognition of the Cambridge University Blue Boat which beat Oxford in The Boat Race in 1899 after a period of Oxford domination. The club's colours are a distinctive sky blue, old gold and green. (en)
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