News and Events
DATE: July 17, 2011
FROM: Aric Meyer
One of our rowers, Matthew Scholl, competed in the U.S.Rowing Club National Championships this week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Matt and his Doubles partner took Gold in their event with a time of 7:25.41, making them Club National Champions in the Mens Junior B 2x division. Click Here for the Official Results sheet.
IN THE NEWS
Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Members of the city of Newburgh police and fire departments received plaques on Monday evening from the Newburgh Rowing Club to thank them for taking part in a race during the Eastern New York Rowing Championships held at the club on May 22....read more
Published: August 3, 2010
NEWBURGH — The U.S. Naval Academy Offshore Sail Training Squadron will dock in Newburgh from Thursday through Monday.
After sailing 450 nautical miles from Annapolis, four Navy 44-foot racing sailboats will arrive in Newburgh Bay between 6-8 a.m. Thursday.
The sloops, with 32 midshipmen, will dock at the Riverfront Marina until departure on Monday morning.
On Thursday evening, prospective U.S. Naval Academy candidates and their families will meet with midshipmen and liaison officers at the Newburgh Waterfront.
On Friday, midshipmen will tour West Point Military Academy and other local historic sites. From 4-7 p.m., the public is welcome to meet the midshipmen and tour the boats at Riverfront Marina.
During their stay, housing for the crew is being provided by Mount Saint Mary College.
On Saturday morning, the U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will host Newburgh's Rowing Club for a sail on the Hudson River. Special rowing events are scheduled for the afternoon, with NFA's champion crew teams competing against neighboring clubs.
On Sunday morning, the N-44s will sail up the Hudson to the Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, and later the midshipmen will prepare the vessels for departure on Monday.
The U.S. Naval Academy is a four-year undergraduate program for 4,400 midshipmen. Upon graduation, midshipmen are awarded a bachelor of science degree and receive commissions as ensigns in the U.S. Navy or as second lieutenants in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Published: May 29, 2010
NEWBURGH — The Newburgh Rowing Club will offer a free rowing program on the Hudson River from 9 a.m. to noon June 5.
This event will be held rain or shine as part of the National Learn to Row celebrations throughout the United States.
Newburgh Rowing Club coaches Aric Meyer, Eric Stewart, Matt Quillen, Lisa Kristofik and Ed Kennedy will expose students to rowing in gig boats and on stationary rowing machines. Coaches will also be on hand to teach the basics of canoeing and kayaking.
This event will take place at the Newburgh Rowing Club's boathouse, to the left of Torches Restaurant.
The program is open to everyone age 11 and older. Participants under 18 must have a parent or guardian present to fill out and sign a waiver. Safety boats will remain on the Hudson throughout the event.