Women's Boat Club (CUWBC)

Women's Boat Club (CUWBC)

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Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club ('CUWBC') was founded in 1941 and prepares three crews to compete against Oxford in the Boat Races: Two Heavyweight VIIIs (The Blue Boat and Blondie, the reserve crew) and a Lightweight VIII (CUWBC Lightweights).

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Cambridge owes its world-leading excellence in research and teaching to the generosity of its supporters. Our history is synonymous with a history of far-sighted benefaction, and the same is as true today as it has ever been.

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Founded in 1941, the Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club (CUWBC) began as a student-run club, reliant on volunteer coaches and the support of College clubs for equipment and training facilities.