Men's Team Returns to Diamond State Regatta

The Riverfront Men's Team returned to the Diamond State Regatta for the first time in 5 years over this past weekend. Diamond State is the largest Master's Regatta on the East Coast outside of Master National's.

From our start in the Saturday sculling events through to the finish in the sweep and quad events on Sunday, the men's team put in strong performances in EVERY SINGLE event. Our hard work and focus are paying off.

Today is Last Day to Reserve Master National's Hotel

Today, Monday, July 25th is the last day to reserve a room for Master National's which begins three weeks from now. Cut off time is 5:00 P.M. EDT.

Racing Results from Lowell Festival Regatta

The men's team competed at the Lowell Festival Regatta on Sunday, June 19th. This is our last early season regatta before we make our final preparations for Diamond State and National's in late July and August. As usual, Scott Pape started off the day of racing in men's master 1x (age 50-59). Scott won the event while also clocking the second fastest time across all flight's of master singles. He was .5 seconds off the fastest time.

Team Results from 2016 Derby Sweeps & Sculls

Twenty members of the Riverfront Men's Team competed in multiple events at the 2016 Derby Sweeps & Sculls Regatta in Shelton, CT on Saturday, June 11th.

Scott Pape was the first to the line and earned a gold medal with the fastest raw and adjusted time in his heat. He also had the fastest raw time of any rower age 55 or older across all of the master 1x heats.

2016 Racing Season Kicks off at Mayors Cup

The 2016 racing season got started on Saturday, May 7th with the team travelling to Providence. Regardless of the cold, wet and windy Spring, teams turned out in record numbers this year with attendance running at about 3 times the entries in 2015.

Scott Pape began the day in the men's master 1x event with a second place finish both on the water and after handicap in a strong field of 7 entries that included Mr. Moss from PVRC and the ultimate winner, Zezza, from Cambridge Boat Club.


Hartford's Competitive Rowing Program

Welcome! This site provides information on opportunities for experienced masters rowers interested in competing with the Riverfront Recapture competitive rowing team based in Hartford, CT. Formalized in 2005, this team consists of both men and women rowers with varying backgrounds in the sport, with some rowing since their collegiate days and others joining the sport well into their adult years, but all committed to excellence and improvement. The men and women compete in both sprint and head races, primarily in the Northeast United States, but also in annual national events such as the US Rowing Masters Nationals. Opportunities for masters rowers of a variety of ages and range of experience exist.

To find out more, explore the information on this web site or email us.

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