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Peter Mallory's tribute to the late Duvall Hecht, reprinted from his book 'An Out-of-Boat Experience . . .'  more

Did Bill ever let the rating slip below 38? I don't think so. Was it up in the 40's? Way up in the 40's.  more

Mouse, the designated driver, nevertheless set out for Philadelphia as four oarsmen inside the vehicle held its roof up with the balls of their feet.  more

I was especially interested in reading the newspapers the week before our scheduled race with Boston University on the Seekonk  more

'Those Brown crews of yours had idiosyncrasies but were unbelievably fast'  more

Those snobs had the temerity to call the Stein a workboat, but actually a less tippy boat was a good thing for us  more

One had to plan for disaster. And water was flying through the air in all directions. Five persons in our boat had rowed for only three days. But everyone was near a person who knew what he was doing.  more

This week I present the section on the 2010 Boys, Kent’s most recent National Champion Crew.  more

Bill Engeman, more used to the well appointed Potomac Boat Club out of which the Charlie Butt crews rowed, let out a stream of oaths and imprecations that must have been a record for him  more

Brown crew didn't look like Yale, Harvard or The University of Washington. We were not an official sport but an informal organization with the privilege of rowing on the Seekonk River  more

And I was hooked. Introduction to Four Years at Four, a book by John Escher and Philip Makanna  more

This week I present the section on the 1986 Girls, Kent’s second National Champion Crew  more

This week I present 1937, which contains my homage to intramural rowing at Kent. For much of the early history of Kent Rowing, there were two eights of boys competing interscholastically, but they were backed up by as many as ten additional boats enthusiastically competing intramurally.  more

This week I present the section on the Fall 1973 Girls. After Kent Boys had been competing for more than half a century, this was the very first Kent Girls Crew.  more

This week I follow up with the 1960 Boys which includes Steve Gladstone, the most celebrated of the one hundred or so Kent Alumni who have gone on to become coaches. Sharp readers will also recognize Steve's teammate, long-time Brown University Women's Coach John Murphy.  more

This week I present the 1958 Boys, Bill Stowe's Sixth Form year. No background needed.  more

An early mock-up of the cover of Volume I. The photo is by row2k.  more

The 1963 Boys (below) and 1965 Boys (later this week) sections from the era of the Vietnam War.  more

After Kent Boys had competed at Henley upwards of thirty times, the 2002 Girls Eight was the first Kent Girls crew to make the trip, and a memorable trip it was.  more

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