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A Week on the Water: Fall Rowing Has Begun!

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By Nick Patch, Champlain Longboats Director The week of September 9 was a week to remember for Lake Champlain Maritime Museum rowing programs.  On Wednesday we hosted 95 Otter Valley Union Middle School students at the museum’s North Harbor for a team-building day and on Friday we hosted Colchester Middle School in Burlington with another 90+ rowers. All of these students spent …

The Annual Moonlight Row Tradition Continues

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By Lisa Percival Recently, on Thursday, September 12, the museum had its annual moonlight row with members of our Community Rowing clubs and staff. Enjoy this account from museum staff member and Community Rowing Club leader Lisa Percival, and photos from participants Pat Jackson, Kris Jarrett, Andrew Rainville, and Mary Micklas. In total, we had a group of 29 rowers …

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LCMM Rowing Team Competes at Belfast Regatta

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By Ben Mayock This past Saturday, August 17th, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s rowing team traveled to Maine to compete in the 19th Annual Come Boating! Regatta in Belfast Harbor. The morning was cool and overcast (perfect for rowing!) as we took a warm-up lap around the harbor. All of the turning marks were visible and the wind was light and …

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Community Row to Kingsland Bay

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Members of the community rowing club rowed to Kingsland Bay on Sunday, Aug 19. With sunny skies, they left North Harbor in the morning to row leisurely north, pausing for scenery breaks and chatting all the way. Once at Kingsland Bay, some rowers went for a swim, others napped, and everyone shared a sumptuous pot luck picnic. On the return …