The parties keep happening for our Schuylkill Navy family ! Everyone has had a week to recover from our Schuylkill Navy Annual Party .... so, next up ? Celebrate The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race in lengendary style. Gather with the local rowing community and alums from both Oxford and Cambridge (both The University and College teams) ! $35 tickets gets you entry to the Viewing Party and Luncheon at Vesper Boat Club! Watch this space for tons more information and news over the next 2 weeks. Get your tickets while they can to what we expect to be sold-out event!!! ... See MoreSee Less
The Oxford Cambridge Alumni Boat Race & Viewing Party
April 2, 2017, 9:00am - April 2, 2017, 12:30pm
The Oxford & Cambridge Society of Philadelphia is working together with members throughout our Schuylkill Navy family to celebrate The Boat Race in style on April 2. First up ... Racing , starting at 9 am (500m Match Races from Girard to Viking. Three waves: A) Alums from the actual University boats (of which there are many in our community ) ; B) alums from the various colleges of Oxford and Cambridge (even more) ; and, C) everyone else who wants row as an honorary Dark Blue or Light Blue for the day.
After the racing (approx 10:30), all are invited to head to Vesper Boat Club for a Luncheon and Viewing Party of the 2017 Boat Races in London ($35).
SPECIAL BONUS: 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Boat Race win by our community's Christopher Blackwall!
Note that Sunday, April 2nd is a Flick-Horvat Series regatta. Seats may be limited for non-University Races, but all are welcome to explore. For more information, contact JOHN QUINN at the attached link. Information to register for racing via Regatta Central is also on the link.
Alumni Match Races, starting at Girard Bridge: 09:00
Viewing Party, at Vesper Boat Club: approx 10:30 - 13:30
Dark Blue (Oxford): Mike Wherley
Light Blue (Cambrdige): Paul Daniels
Very excited to celebrate the opening of this new exhibit at the Independence Seaport Museum. Stay tuned for more information about our local community's planned outing for our members along Boathouse Row & Beyond! ... See MoreSee Less
SCHUYLKILL NAVY RIVER ALERT. As reminder to all rowers.... Collegiate Saturday Racing is taking place today (Check www.boathouserow.org for schedule), and all are asked to stay clear of the racecourse. Also note the cancellation of Sunday's First Flick (see below), allowing for open use of the course for practice all day. Social Media Admins: Please Repost this Alert. ... See MoreSee Less
First Flick is cancelled
We are sorry to say that due to inclement weather and an unsafe accumulation of snow and ice at the venue, the City of Philadelphia has asked us to cancel the Sunday, March 19 Flick Regatta. If you paid entry fees, they will be refunded.
Thanks for your understanding. See you next week!