Fall Race Results 2016

Congratulations to the FVRA Racing Teams for a great fall season. We were able to enter 13 boats over four races through out October which is up from 9 entries in the fall of 2015. Improvements were made over the season and we were able to share some first races with members from both the men's and women's teams. It was ... More

Race Recap – Derby & Festival 2015

Derby Sweeps & Sculls FVRA rowers gathered en masse at the Derby Sweeps & Sculls Regatta Saturday, June 6th in Shelton CT. FVRA participated in a record number of 12 races. The mixed master’s 2x finished 4th as did the men’s masters 1x, men’s masters 2x, the women’s masters 2x, the men’s masters 4+, and ... More

Spring Meeting Review

Seventeen individuals braved howling wind gusts of 50-60 mph to attend the FVRA annual spring meeting on March 17th . Generously hosted by club member Tamra at her beautiful historic Farmington home, old and new members gathered around with treats and libations ready to discuss forthcoming season plans and schedules. Fi... More

Winter Training 2015

It’s February in New England. It’s cold, it’s dreary, and we’re all feeling winter’s cold icy clutch. Despite poor weather conditions, rowers are already deep into the winter training session preparing to hit the water in the spring ready to row. This year we have 12 new rowers and 20 experienced rowers, most of ... More

Annual FVRA Craftsbury Weekend – June 12 – 14

Join us for 3 days of sculling in beautiful northern Vermont. For two years running FVRA rowers have attended a weekend sculling camp at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, VT. The tradition continues in 2015 June 12 - 14. “The weekend program at Craftsbury provides an intensive overview of sculling technique. ... More

Women’s Team Gears Up for the 2015 Racing Season

Last month 14 members of the FVRA women’s racing team gathered together to share some holiday cheer, reflect on the 2014 racing season past, and to begin to lay the foundation of the forthcoming 2015 season. Racing team members from the 2014 season were forced to adapt to low membership numbers, and for the most ... More

Head of the Hooch Trip

Article Submitted by: Sonja Randall Nine FVRA representatives from Connecticut and California planned practiced and traveled to Chattanooga, TN to row in the 10th annual head of the Hooch the second largest regatta in the US. Had Mother Nature cooperated, the FVRA women’s team would have rowed the 3.1 mile course down ... More

New Peinert 25x Added to the Fleet – “Edamame”

We are happy to announce a new addition to our fleet! We now have a second Peinert 25x, "Edamame". It is the exact same size as "In the Red" and built for rowers 110lbs - 160lbs. It came from a single owner in Cheshire, CT. It's a great addition to our fleet and will help us expand our sculling program. We've made a ... More

New Dock Construction

This week a beautiful crisp Sunday morning offered the club an invigorating spot of rowing, followed by a significant step forward in the progress of our new dock system. All in all it was a day of accomplishment, as evidenced by the completion of a durable and rock-solid frame that will form the supporting structure for ... More

Dock Improvements and Summer Programs

New dock sections came in and were assembled this weekend. The dock is now much wider providing more stability while launching. While it has been put in, the water is still very cold and rowing is not set to start for another couple of weeks. We are wrapping up the details for our spring/summer programs. Around the end of ... More