Events

Regattas here and abroad are wonderful and exciting events to witness.   You can find out about most US regattas by going to :  https://www.regattacentral.com/regattas  (You can filter the list of regattas by state by selecting “United States” in the first drop down and then in the next drop down you can select the state you want to see regattas in. ) 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 AT 12 PM – 6 PM
Albany Irish Rowing Club 2022 Regatta
Jennings Landing Albany, NY   The Irish once again will invade Albany for the Albany Irish Rowing Club’s 19th Annual currach regatta!  Amateur racing clubs from across the country are competing for the NACA cup.  Up to ten races consisting of men, women and both will race in traditional Irish currachs. The history of these magical boats are thousands of years old.  NOTE:  NACA (the North American Currach Association) consists of currach rowing clubs from the following cities:
Albany, Annapolis, Boston, Columbus, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and New London, CT

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2022 :    Head of the Weir River Race
The Head of the Weir Race is a celebration of the estuary at the height of its fall beauty and the fabulous array of the region’s open water rowers from all over New England and New York. This highly-contested 5 1/2 miler, begins at West Corner (on the Hingham/Hull/Cohasset line), past Bumpkin Island across Hull Bay to the museum’s Windmill Point Boathouse at Hull Gut. This is an exceptionally exciting race and a great spectator event.
Page down on this link: https://www.hulllifesavingmuseum.org/openwaterrowing.html#weir

Head of the Charles Race Oct 21 – 23, 2022 in Boston https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=6144

Snow Row: Sat., March 5, 2022
Hull Lifesaving Museum’s signature-rowing race, the Snow Row, a stunning array of
wooden pulling boats – peapods, dories, wherries, whitehalls, pilot gigs,
captain’s gigs, and Irish currachs.  
Hosted by the Hull Lifesaving Museum  Video of Race in 2016

Story and pictures of March 5, 2022 taken by the Rondout Rower.

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Here are some of my favorite REGATTAS AROUND THE WORLD:

THE VENICE VOGALONGA:    Sunday, May 28, 2023                                               VIDEO  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zMI1g5sIvA     
Rental info https://coastal-boats.eu/en/vogalonga-with-coastal-boats/                          Lodging info: https://www.carnifest.com/venice-vogalonga-2023/

The Great River Race, London, Saturday, September 10th, 2022 ….                                   Watch this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CeQijDDPqY

The Historic Kontxako Bandera (Basque) or Bandera de la Concha (in Spanish, meaning “Flag of the Kontxa”) is one of the oldest and most famous estropada races along the Bay of Biscay, held annually in the Kontxa, the main bay of San Sebastián, Spain. It was first held in 1879 .
Sunday, September 3, 2022 11:00 AM and then
Sunday, September 10, 2022 1:00 PM                                      https://sansebastiandetails.com/calendar/regatta
Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CAKz4DByXg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACqU6xM1lDE&t=13s

I recently learned about currach rowing in Barcelona!  https://fb.watch/d4_3K7YFCo/