For These Reasons … CREW

For These Reasons … CREW

One of my friends asked…. “Why do you pay so much money and spend so much time running around for your child to row?” Well, I have a confession to make: I don’t pay for my child’s rowing, per say, but what do I pay for: – I pay for those...
You Can Row in College — Takeaways

You Can Row in College — Takeaways

Attached is a handout from the “Stuart Crew Row in College” alumni panel night put together from a variety of resources and personal experience. While some information is specifically for those who decided to go through the recruitment process, there are...
Mayflower Ready to Go

Mayflower Ready to Go

Many thanks for all the help, patience, and perseverance during this repair. Cheers to the Crew team members who helped today to give the ‘Mayflower’ a good cleaning and flip the boat upright, and waited for the final installation of the bow ball and stripes, then...
“Everybody Stayed Aboard” — Guest Post from Leif H.

“Everybody Stayed Aboard” — Guest Post from Leif H.

When I started rowing for Stuart, we were still meeting at Thompson’s Boathouse on the Potomac, just upriver from the Kennedy Center. We were still rowing the Bear and the Miss Fairfax. Miss Fairfax was, as I recall, a Pocock 4 rigged for sweeps — all our boats...
A Look Back — Guest Post from Stuart Oarsman 1976 – 1979

A Look Back — Guest Post from Stuart Oarsman 1976 – 1979

Back in the day I was the stroke on our boat, and I remember the tension as you tried to stay focused on the first ten strokes of the race as well as make adjustments to the boat to stay straight while lining up prior to the start of the race all the while waiting for...