Summer U23 and Senior Program


Vesper Boat Club Won the USRowing Points Trophy in 2014


The Tradition of Winning Continues at Vesper Boat Club
If your goals are to make the U23 World Championship Team, improve your skills to medal at next year’s IRA, NCAA or Dad Vail Regatta or simply to have a new life experience in a city rich with culture and history, consider Vesper Boat Club as your summer home. Affordable housing may be available upon request.

Vesper Boat Club: The Tradition of Winning Continues
VBC Coaches are committed to helping you achieve your goals. We offer high-level collegiate athletes the opportunity to race for a spot on the National Team at the U23 World Championship trials and invaluable racing experience in a competitive, yet fun, environment. We pride ourselves on having the best coach-athlete ratios, a high level of attention from exceptional instruction and an elite level of competitiveness and intensity. With a focus on small boat rowing, we believe we can offer a more unique and productive atmosphere than anywhere else in the country.

We’re confident that the athletes who attend our programs will return to their universities as fitter, highly technical, and experienced racers.

U23 Heavyweight Men
● 16 athletes with a focus on qualifying a boat to U23 World Championship Trials.
● Focus on BM4+

U23 Heavyweight Women
● 16 athletes with a focus on qualifying a boat to U23 World Championship Trials.
● Focus on BW4-

U23 Lightweight Men
● 10 athletes with a focus on qualifying a boat to U23 World Championship Trials.
● Focus on BLM4x

U23 Lightweight Women
● 10 athletes with a focus on qualifying a boat to U23 World Championship Trials.
● Focus on BLW4x


*Program dates: June 7th-August 15th*
● Schuylkill Navy Regatta- June 17th, 2017 Philadelphia PA
● U23 Trials: June 26th-30th Mercer Lake NJ
● IDR – June 30th-July 2nd 2017 Philadelphia PA
● Club Nationals: July 12th-July 16th Harsha Lake, OH
● Canadian Henley: August 6th – August 13th St. Catherines ON

*Likely Date

Program fee of $850 includes: coaching, domestic regatta entry fees, full access to boathouse/equipment and Boathouse Sports gear package that includes a Vesper Unisuit. Travel to, and rooming accommodations at non-Philadelphia-local regattas is NOT included in this fee, and is the responsibility of the individual.

Affordable housing options may be available on a first come first serve basis and space is limited.

For more information, please contact the Coach.

Follow all of our programs on Facebook: facebook.com/vesperboatclub