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The dual racing is over; the seedings are set for the conference championships, this weekend is the last chance for crews to secure automatic bids to the men's collegiate IRA Championships  more

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Every waterway has its own character, but lakes are notably different from rivers. They can be bucolic and still in the early hours of the morning, but quite dangerous later in the day if the wind rises. And this is exactly what happened that afternoon on Lake Waramaug.  more

We'd come off the line at a 42 and settled (if you wanted to call it that) to a 38. We were out ahead of Columbia by a length, but it wasn't pretty. We were rowing scared - not entirely a surprise after our unsettling warm-up on the Harlem River.  more

Reader Contributions

Every morning I sat on the terrace and waited for him. Night would fade to gray dawn, the sun's first rays struck the kilometer-high spire of Burj Khalifa,and then the sculler would appear.  more

Stanford lightweight rower Sarah Hirshorn on life and rowing lessons from her grandfather.  more

Book Reviews

In 50 years of coaching at Harvard, from 1963 until his death in June of 2013, Harry Parker left a trail of myth and legend alongside a long list of accomplishments. Toby Ayer's new book takes another look at both the myths and the man.  more

Boathouse Row is a Philadelphia landmark famous for the lights that welcome travelers and tourists at night and is synonymous with the origins of American rowing. But the story behind the structures and people is more than tale of athletes and boat clubs, and Dotty Brown's "Boathouse Row: Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing" captures those stories.  more

Equipment & Hacks

One logistical challenge that coaches often face is how to keep track of all of their athlete’s IDs. There are those certain summer regattas that require IDs on the dock. You either have to rely on the athletes to keep track of their ID on the water or you have to hang on to everyone’s ID while they row. Too many things can go wrong in either situation!  more

The A-Frame Boat Block is a very simple design that takes up minimal trailer space and it is incredibly easy to make!  more

Rowing 101

Rigging basics to get you started.  more

A starting guide for all the novice coxswains out there.  more

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