world championships


Sarasota, FL — In a ripping tailwind, the USA M8+ with Yohann Rigogne in 2 seat, and Tom Peszek in 5 set finished behind the Germans, in a close and exciting final of the 2017 FISA World Rowing Championships. Germany led the race, with little separation between 2nd and 6th […]

Vesper’s Tom Peszek and Yohann Rigogne Row to Silver


Sarasota, FL — Vesper’s Ellen Tomek and Meghan O’Leary, under guidance of coach Sarah Trowbridge, rowed to a 2nd place finish at the 2017 FISA World Rowing Championships. The duo got out with the field, which stuck together without separation for the first 1000m As New Zealand slowly pushed out […]

Vesper’s Ellen Tomek and Meghan O’Leary Earn World Champs Silver


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



Vesper is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Head Coach position. Candidates should have demonstrated success as a coach at the national and international levels of rowing. Coaches who also have personal experience racing as an athlete at the international level is a plus. The Vesper High Performance Team has […]

Vesper Boat Club Seeks Head Coach


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