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Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Eighteen: A Good Victory Lasts Forever
June 13, 2018
The final chapter of Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Seventeen: The City of Brotherly Love
June 7, 2018
As we crossed over the Girard Bridge, we got a quick bird's eye view of the historic Schuylkill waterway, the one we'd soon be racing on.  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Sixteen: The Winds of Waramaug
May 12, 2018
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

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Fifteen: Culture Clash at Columbia
April 26, 2018
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

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Fourteen: The Stern Pair
April 11, 2018
In crew, you often become closest to the guys you sit immediately beside, and Peter Tyson and I were no exception. We generally got along well - except when it came to the question of stroke ratings.  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Thirteen: Close Call at Coast Guard
March 15, 2018
Trinity was going to head-to-head with archrival Coast Guard - but I was going toe-to-toe with Michael Caluso, the bully who made my life miserable in high school  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Twelve: The Ghost Boat
February 22, 2018
I woke up, feverish and sweaty, exhausted from the nightmare of an imagined race. Suddenly I heard the knocking from my dream again...  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Eleven: Dress Rehearsal
February 12, 2018
Sometimes there is only one remedy for tragedy, and that is comedy.  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Ten: Boys to Men
January 26, 2018
March is the cruelest month, for those who row  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Nine: Musical Chairs
December 13, 2017
It is perhaps more of an art form than a science to find the right combination of oarsmen in a crew to make a boat go well; or... "You can tell a crew has really figured things out when they learn not to follow the stroke." - Peter Haining  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Eight: Sisters
December 5, 2017
What I didn't realize about the women's team was that this year was to be something of a landmark in their short history  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge'
Chapter Seven: A Woman of Substance
November 20, 2017
The social scene at Trinity was mostly limited to on-campus diversions, so the half dozen Greek fraternities on campus reigned supreme.  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat'
Chapter Six: Heavies vs. Lights
November 12, 2017
This week, in Dan Boyne's "The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge" - "In lieu of an adversary, we often create our own."  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat'
Chapter Five: Big Bad Erg
November 3, 2017
In this week's excerpt from Dan Boyne's "The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge:" "Which brings us to the Gamut erg... We had a nickname for it - the vomit-o-meter."  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat'
Chapter Four: The Recalcitrant Coxswain
October 26, 2017
New this week in Dan Boyne's "The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge:" "We were entering the last mile of the Head of the Charles; "C'mon, give me some real p-p-power! Make yourselves p-puke!" Phil said, in a sadistic, almost gleeful, tone of voice."  more

This week in Dan Boyne's "The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge:" "Ah, fall rowing and the innocent joys of novice crew."  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat'
Chapter Two: Beatings Make You Stronger
October 10, 2017
This week in Dan Boyne's "The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge:" - "Before we go any further with this heroic rowing tale, I should probably confess that back in grade school I had a certain knack for getting beaten up."  more

Dan Boyne's 'The Seven Seat'
Chapter One
October 4, 2017
New from Dan Boyne: "The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge:" - "What is it about those first fall days in New England that infuse us with the vigor to change our lives?"  more

A not very well known story about George and Stan Pocock
Grasping the Shadow
December 22, 2014
When Pocock Racing Shells was essentially subsidizing the Sport of Rowing in North America; an excerpt from Peter Mallory's Sport of Rowing.  more

A chapter from Toby Ayer's book in progress about Harry Parker, describing a full season from a few years ago; the events in the excerpt occurred in March during Harvard practices and selection.  more

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