Category: Events

  • The 56th Annual Head of the Charles Is Finally Here!

    The 56th Annual Head of the Charles Is Finally Here!

    …Kicking Off with Rowing Legend Jim Dietz Every year we look forward to the Head of the Charles with the most wonderful blend of enthusiasm, nostalgia, and pride. The rowing community that turns out for this annual race is truly incredible. We count ourselves lucky to be a part of it. Some years our excitement […]

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  • New England Fall Regatta Season Is in Full Swing!

    New England Fall Regatta Season Is in Full Swing!

    Our annual round-up of key fall rowing races gets an update for 2021 We always look forward to September and October as the glory days of fall rowing in our region. From classic local regattas full of personality and heritage to the global highlight that is the Head of the Charles, there is truly a […]

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  • RowingPad Remembers the Late Larry Gluckman

    RowingPad Remembers the Late Larry Gluckman

    On March 30, 2021, the world and the rowing community lost one of its brightest guiding lights when Larry Gluckman passed, at age 74. An accomplished oarsman and one of the sport’s most revered coaches, Larry was a three-time U.S. National Team member. Coach Gluckman was involved with rowing programs at Columbia, Northeastern, Princeton, Dartmouth, […]

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  • Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day 2021: Upcoming Regattas, Rowing Programs, and More

    Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day 2021: Upcoming Regattas, Rowing Programs, and More

    Our annual Father’s Day listing of great races to head to with your dad this summer is back for 2021! This year we’ve included current information about favorite annual regattas along with a few new ways to share in the excitement of rowing with the guy who raised you. We may be (just a bit) […]

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  • National Learn to Row Day 2021 Is June 5: Visit Your Local Boat Club

    National Learn to Row Day 2021 Is June 5: Visit Your Local Boat Club

    Saturday, June 5, 2021, marks the 20th annual celebration of National Learn to Row Day, an occasion sponsored by U.S. Rowing in an effort to introduce the wonderful, rewarding sport of rowing to people of all ages and fitness levels. Though last year’s #NLTRD offerings were understandably limited, this year organizers are dialing up the […]

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  • Don’t Miss These Great New England Fall Rowing Events

    Don’t Miss These Great New England Fall Rowing Events

    Don’t Miss These Great New England Fall Rowing Events By the time September rolls around, most “fall” rowing programs in our charming corner of the country are well under way. But as New Englanders, the RowingPad team still regards September and October as the autumnal glory days, full of classic local regattas and the global […]

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  • The Perfect Father’s Day Gift: On the Water with Dad

    The Perfect Father’s Day Gift: On the Water with Dad

    The Perfect Father’s Day Gift: On the Water with Dad Our annual Father’s Day listing of great races to head to with your dad this summer continues for 2019, though this year we’ve added a few new ways to share in the excitement of rowing with the guy who raised you. We may be (just […]

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  • National Learn to Row Day Is June 1: Visit Your Local Boat Club!

    National Learn to Row Day Is June 1: Visit Your Local Boat Club!

    National Learn to Row Day Is June 1: Visit Your Local Boat Club! Saturday, June 1, 2019, marks the 18th annual celebration of National Learn to Row Day, an occasion sponsored by U.S. Rowing and Concept2 in an effort to bring the joy of rowing to people of all ages and fitness levels. Each year, […]

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  • RowingPad Is Heading to the 2019 CRASH-B Sprints!

    RowingPad Is Heading to the 2019 CRASH-B Sprints!

    RowingPad Is Heading to the 2019 CRASH-B Sprints! Every February rowers of all ages come together for a day dedicated to that beast of a training machine: the ergometer. The performances are often the stuff of legend, as new records are set and athletes push themselves to the limit! This year, the C.R.A.S.H.-B Indoor Rowing Championships […]

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  • See You at the 54th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta!

    See You at the 54th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta!

    See You at the 54th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta! Fast approaching this weekend is one of the rowing world’s biggest annual events, and certainly the premier calendar fixture for the New England rowing community: the 54th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Saturday, October 20, kicks off the action, and members of the […]

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