This article was written by Bill Zack, Chair of the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Legislative Review Committee. It was last updated in January of 2013. Please check with the NCAA for the most up-to-date information. Many high school rowers are interested in continuing their rowing careers in college. There are many factors to consider when … More The Rules of Recruiting
The Yarmouth Rowing Club had a great showing at the 2016 New Hampshire George Dirth Memorial Championships on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Despite the 90 minute fog delay, the Club rallied and managed to make the top ten in the Club points tally – #8! – an excellent performance for such a small club! The Yarmouth Masters … More YRC Makes the Top 10 Clubs in Points at NH Championships 2016, Wins Gold & Bronze and Sees Spooks!
The Yarmouth Rowing Club youth crew were treated to a very special guest visit on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 when 3x Olympic champion rower and Boothbay Harbor native, Elle Logan and her dog, Bartley, came out in the coach’s launch for a picture-perfect fall crew practice. Elle, who rowed 7-seat in the Olympic gold-winning women’s eight in Rio, is the … More 3x Olympic Gold Medal Rower Elle Logan Joins Yarmouth Rowing Club Youth Crew in the Coach’s Launch for a Practice.
The Yarmouth Rowing Club’s Mens Junior Novice crew earned a gold medal in their first ever head race on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the Textile River Regatta in Lowell Massachusetts. The regatta, a 5K time-trial “Head Race” down the Merrimack River, is one of the largest rowing events of the fall season, hosting 77 … More Novice Boys Crew Wins Gold at Textile River Regatta 2016!
Each year during the Head of the Charles Regatta, the banks of the Charles river become home to vendors, events, and festivities that appeal to the race’s 400,000 spectators. People pack into Cambridge to watch the races and enjoy the seemingly endless food and merchandise found along the water.
When it comes to enjoying the race, some spots are better than others. … More 5 Best Places to Watch the Head of The Charles Regatta
Behind the scenes of the 2017 NCAA Rowing Championships! Congratulations to all the women rowers at Bates! What a year!
Please support the Yarmouth Rowing Club Youth Crew at their Pizza Fundraiser at Otto’s in Yarmouth (inside Handy Andy’s at 367 Main Street). Tuesday Night Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 5-9 pm Treat yourself to some scary-good pizza on Tuesday & support your youth crew! 8% of ALL sales will go to our organization! Takeout, delivery, dine in and gift … More Pizza Fundraiser at Otto’s! New Date!
The Yarmouth Rowing Club’s novice boys crew with stroke Dylan Hackett, Gus Edwards, Will Lenardson and Simon Whitacker, coxed by Riley Anderson, took the bronze medal in the 2017 Moose on the Malden Regatta in Malden, Massachusetts on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The Moose on the Malden race is a drag-race style rowing event in … More Novice Boys Crew Takes Bronze at the 2017 Moose on the Malden Regatta!
By JULIET MACUR August 2, 2012 Mary Whipple is the coxswain for the U.S. women’s eight, the defending Olympic champions. Under her direction, the boat has not lost since 2006. LONDON — Standing among the crew of her eight-oared boat, one member of the United States women’s rowing team is a sapling among redwoods. At … More On Rowing Team, Smallest Body Has the Voice of Authority
The Yarmouth Rowing Club novice crews spent three hours at the Brewster Academy Rowing tanks in Wolfeboro, NH on Saturday, April 8 in preparation for our on-the-water practices. The Brewster rowing tanks are set up with eight seats on a platform between 2 large tanks of water. Each station has a rigger on both the … More Novice Training in the Brewster Academy Rowing Tanks
The YRC crews were introduced to “slides” on Monday, April 10 with the help of YRC Boatman and master rower, Bob Checkoway. The slides suspend the ergs on sliding rails and enable two or more rowers to work together. The rowers must work in sync to maintain a smooth stroke, apply power and not “crash” into the front stops. … More Fun With Team Boat Slides!
The Spring 2017 Yarmouth Rowing Club All-Crew Relays were held Friday, March 31 at the StrongBodies Studio on Bridge Street in Yarmouth, Maine and it was one of the closest finishes we’ve seen at any youth crew relay event! Team Bonding The All-Team Relay, typically held a few days after the Ergatta, is an opportunity for the … More Spring 2017 YRC All-Crew Relay Sees the Closest Finish Ever!
The Yarmouth Youth Crew had a very strong showing at the 2017 Ergatta at Berwick Academy on Tuesday, March 28, where they competed against the always-competitive Waynflete School, the host team, Berwick Academy, and new comers, Merrymeeting Crew. Top honors go to Keely McConville, (shown above left) took a gold in the Novice Girls 2k Race. (a … More Yarmouth Youth Crew Brings Home Gold and Bronze at Ergatta 2017!
The Yarmouth Rowing Club Youth Crew will be competing in the 2017 Ergatta at Berwick Academy on Tuesday, March 28. This exciting indoor youth rowing competition will have 5 clubs/schools competing for medals in a 2000 meter race for rowers and a 1000 meter race for the coxswains. Competitors this year include Yarmouth Rowing Club, … More Youth Crew to Compete in the 2017 Ergatta at Berwick Academy March 28!