Summer training and Canadian Henley

The Brookline High School coaching staff is offering six weeks of intensive summer training and the program culminates with a week of racing at Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. The Dirty Water Boat Club competitive rowing program is for experienced high school rowers looking to train and race during the summer season. Athletes will have the opportunity to row in a number of boat classes, including singles, doubles, quads, pairs, fours, and eights.

Erg Standards

The team is relatively small, capped at 25 girls and 25 boys. Placement priority will be given to athletes who meet or exceed the 2k erg standards below:

  • Rowers: Girls
    • U19 Girls (born in 1999/2000): 8:15 or faster
    • U17 Girls (born in 2001 or later): 8:30 or faster
  • Rowers: Boys
    • U19 Boys (born in 1999/2000): 7:15 or faster
    • U17 Boys (born in 2001 or later): 7:30 or faster
  • Coxswains
    • Coxswains will be contacted by coaches if additional information is necessary.

Application

We recommend that you submit your application by May 15, when most acceptances will be sent out. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis after May 15 until the program is full.

Application link

Submit at https://www.regattacentral.com/clubs/?org_id=10765.

Price

The cost is $2250 check or $2310 by credit card (covers 2.59% processing fee). The fee includes the trip to Canada. Uniforms will be ordered in early summer and are a separate cost.

Practice Schedule

  • Monday, June 26 through Tuesday, August 15
  • M-F 8:00–10:00am and 5:30–7:00pm

All practices will take place at the Boston Latin Boathouse – 1255 Soldiers Field Road Boston, MA 02135.

Race Schedule

  • Monday, Aug 7 – Monday, Aug 14 – Canadian Henley Regatta, St Catharines, Ontario

Spring 2017 Regatta Schedule

Here is the schedule for spring 2017. We only have one new race; all of the other races will be the same timing and number of athletes as last year.

Saturday, April 1 – First Salvo Cup
@ Home
Varsity only, 65 athletes, afternoon racing

Saturday, April 8 – Andover & Salisbury race
@ Andover (boathouse next to Essex)
Varsity only, 65 athletes, timing TBD

Saturday, April 22 – Exeter Invite
@ Shrewsbury
Varsity only, 65 athletes, afternoon racing

Saturday, April 29 – Q Cup
@ Shrewsbury
Varsity only, 65 athletes, afternoon racing

Saturday, May 6 – Novice Challenge
@ Lowell
Novice only, 65 athletes, morning/early afternoon racing

Saturday/Sunday, May 13/14 – Lowell Invite
@ Lowell
Novice and varsity, 130 athletes, all day both days

Saturday/Sunday, May 20/21 – Regionals
@ Lowell
Select varsity only, 40 athletes, all day both days

Saturday, May 27 – NEIRA
@ Worcester
Select varsity only, 50-60 athletes, all day

Sunday, May 28 – MPSRA
@ Lowell
Novice and varsity, 130 athletes, all day

2016 Fall Regatta Schedule

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Sun 11th Sep:
Head of the Kevin I
Riverside Boat Club, 769 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Sat 24th Sep:
Head of the Kevin II
Riverside Boat Club, 769 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Sun 2nd Oct:
Textile River Regatta (TBD)
Lowell, MA, USA

Sat 15th Oct:
Head of the Kevin III
Riverside Boat Club, 769 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Sun 16th Oct:
Head of the Quinobequin
(select athletes only)
Riverside Boat Club, 769 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Sat 22nd Oct to Sun 23rd Oct:
Head of the Charles Regatta
(select athletes only)
Charles River

Sun 6th Nov:
Merrimack Chase (TBD)
Methuen, MA, USA

2016 Spring Regatta Schedule

Note: Spring 2017 season will have similar regattas and dates.

April 2:
Brookline v Boston Latin (Girls varsity; possibly Boys varsity)
at home

April 10:
Brookline, Essex, Arlington-Belmont (Girls and Boys varsity)
at Essex

April 13:
Fairfield Prep, BC High, Brookline (Boys varsity)
at home

April 23: Exeter Invite
Shrewsbury, Exeter, Boston Latin, Brookline, Hingham, Simsbury (Girls varsity)
Saint Johns, Shrewsbury, Exeter, Brookline, Hingham, Simsbury (Boys varsity)
at Shrewsbury

April 30:
BHS, Salisbury, Glastonbury (Boys varsity)
at Salisbury

May 1: Quinsigamond Cup
Brookline, East Lyme, Middletown, Simsbury, Shrewsbury (Girls varsity)
Brookline, East Lyme, Middletown, St. Johns, Simsbury, Shrewsbury (Boys varsity)
at Shrewsbury

May 7: Novice Challenge
Boys and girls novice
at Lowell

May 14–15: Lowell Invitational
Girls and boys, varsity and novice
at Lowell

May 21–22: USRowing Northeast Regionals
Select girls and boys varsity crews
at Lowell

May 28: NEIRA
Select girls and boys varsity crews
at Worcester

May 29: MPSRA
Girls and boys, varsity and novice
at Lowell

June 10–12: USRowing Youth National Championship
Qualified varsity crews
at Princeton, NJ