Sarasota, FL— Vesper Boat Club’s Michelle Sechser, paired with Potomac Boat Club rower and Philly native Emily Schmeig, rowed to a bronze medal finish at the 2017 FISA World Rowing Championships, in Sarasota, FL. In the final of the lightweight womens’ double sculls, the USA duo sat back in 5th […]

Vesper’s Michelle Sechser Earns World Championships Bronze Medal


Five days of racing and the men’s points trophy hinged on the very last event of the 2017 USRowing Club National Championships Sunday. New York Athletic Club and Vesper Boat Club were dead even in total points as the last race of the week went to the line, leaving it […]

Down to the Wire Race Earns Vesper a Title Trifecta ...


BETHEL, Ohio — The 2017 USRowing Club National Championships came to a close on Sunday, July 16, as Vesper Boat Club hoisted the Colgan Cup, claiming the overall team points title for the sixth-consecutive year. Continue reading this article on the USRowing web site.

Clean Sweep for Vesper Boat Club at Club National Championships



Vesper Boat Club is excited to announce that Sarah Trowbridge has been appointed as the head coach of the high performance rowing program. Sarah will guide Vesper’s top athletes towards medals at the World Championships, and ultimately, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Prior to joining Vesper, Sarah’s most recent international coaching […]

Vesper Boat Club Appoints Sarah Trowbridge As High Performance Coach


“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