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“In an excerpt from her new book, Boathouse Row: Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing, Dotty Brown, reveals what motivated these men, so hungry for gold.” “For more than 175 years, Boathouse Row has been a cradle of competition, a place where people develop a passion for […]

Boathouse Row: Waves of Change


“The National Rowing Foundation announced the selection of two devoted patrons of rowing, and six crews comprising twenty-six athletes for induction to the prestigious National Rowing Hall of Fame. The crews of the boats being honored include exceptional men and women—heavyweight and lightweight—who undertook the daunting competitive challenges of international […]

Vesper Boat Club Members Inducted into the Rowing Hall of ...




On June 13th, 2015, The Royal Sport Nautique & the Vesper Club came together for a day of racing and an All American, “AllTogether” BBQ to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of both Clubs. The event was attended by 100 guests with fourteen visitors from the Belgian contingency. The Belgians enjoyed […]

All Together Bar-B-Cue


(Photo: USRowing) PRINCETON, N.J. — Vesper Boat Club of Philadelphia has been named the 2014 USRowing Club of the year, the association announced Wednesday. Although Vesper is historically one of the most well known rowing organizations in the country, this is the first time Vesper has won the award. “This […]

Vesper Boat Club is the 2014 USRowing Club of The ...