The HT hawks faced fierce winds at Sunday’s Head of The Schuylkill Regatta. The head races started bright and early with Amanda racing among the JV trainer singles (photo below). She raced an impressive 4k, passing a boat in the final stretch. She finished 2nd out of 3. Next came Keaton, Tyler, Ryan, and Noah racing in the men’s varsity quad category. The boys finished in 7th place out of 20 boats with a time of 14:32.58. Erik, Luke, Dan M, and Joey battled the winds in the JV quad (middle photo below). The boys had a great finish and won 3rd place out of 16! The girl’s JV quad finished their race out strong and finished 10th out of 13. Mike and Paul raced among the varsity doubles and rowed 4,000 meters in 17:21.45. The pair finished 36th out of 45. Walter and Liam paired up to battle the worsening conditions in the JV double category. They finished their race in 17th place out of 20 crews. The last race for HT was the women’s varsity double. Olivia and Lauren rowed down the racecourse in 17:46.34 finishing 11th out of 37 varsity crews.
The team has two weeks to prepare for the last races of the season, the Frostbite and the Braxton, which will be held this year at Lake Mercer. We will be hitting the water hard and taking advantage of our final weeks on the water. Thank you to the family and friends who came out to support!
HTCC is back on the water this weekend with the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta. Our schedule of events is below, please make sure you arrive at the trailer two hours prior to your race to rig your boat. It looks like we will be having great weather but make sure you dress appropriately! Also, this is a very large regatta so expect traffic and plan accordingly.
Event: Lineup: Racetime:
Race 16d W1x: Amanda 8:03 (arrive at trailer at 6:30)
Race 25A MV4x Keaton/Springer/Noah/Tyler 12:30
Race 25B MJV4x Erik/Luke/Dan/Joey 12:31
Race 25D WJV4x Kara/Kayla/Ella/Rachel 12:46
Race 27A MV2x Mike/Duff 2:30
Race 27B MJV2x Walter/Liam 2:31
Race 27D WV2x Lauren/Olivia 2:45
Good luck to Ryan Spring and Tyler Kao who will be representing HT Crew at this year's Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston. The dynamic duo will compete in the Men's Youth Doubles race scheduled to start at 11:02 am on Sunday October 19th. You can watch them! Head of the Charles is providing live streaming of the regatta on their website. Click here to view the live webcast.
Welcome to fall racing season!! We open the season on Saturday with the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill River. Don't forget to sign your waivers!! Below you will find the schedule of race times and when you should arrive. Each lineup is responsible for deciding it's uniform and having it approved by a coach. Everyone in the boat must wear the same color, either red, gray, white, or black. Please make sure what you wear is tight fitting and weather appropriate.
Event: Lineup: Arrive by: Race time:
MJr1x Dan M. 12:30 2:24
MJr2x Springer/Tyler 12:45 2:44
WJr2x Rachel/Lauren 12:55 2:55
MJr4x Keaton/Noah/Luke/Joey 1:50 3:48
WJr4x Kara/Ella/Kayla/Olivia 2:00 3:58
ALL rowers who plan to race Saturday MUST sign their online US Rowing waivers. Do not assume that your waiver is current - you must check to be sure it is up-to-date. If you have never done this before - just select the FREE Basic membership. Those under 18 - will need their parents to help complete.
1. Visit https://rosters.usrowing.org/waiver/USRowing.jsp
2. Enter the Club Access Code ZF7NZ
If you have any difficulties with process, please contact Coach Gregg or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The first race of the season is this weekend with the Navy Day Regatta on Saturday, October 11th. Seating assignments have not been finalized, but the races HTCC will enter are known. Fortunately all our races are concentrated in mid-afternoon. Click here to see schedule on Regatta Central.
The Navy Day Regatta is a 2.5 mile head race with the finish line near Boat House Row. Click here for course map. The morning is reserved for collegiate races with High School and Masters in the afternoon.
WAIVERS This is a US Rowing certified regatta. Waivers are required in order to participate in Saturday's race. Details on how to get a waiver will be soon provided by coaches. It is an easy process and can be done online.
Congratulations to Ryan Springer and Tyler Kao, selected to represent HT Crew Club at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta to be held later this month in Boston, MA. The Club had one boat accepted this year, a men's double. The Head of the Charles is the world's largest 2-day rowing event and this year marks its 50th anniversary.
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