Yale-Harvard Regatta returns after three-year hiatus

The Race returns for its 155th iteration after two consecutive cancelations due to the pandemic.

CREW: All three crews win; women and lightweights sweep

At Gilder, the women’s crew competed against Radcliffe and Northeastern while heavyweights raced Princeton and Cornell. In Hanover, lightweights faced Dartmouth.

Sotheby’s to auction 1852 Yale-Harvard regatta trophy oars

The oars were presented to the winning Harvard crew by General Franklin Pierce, the then-future U.S. President, in 1852 and were rediscovered approximately 30 years ago in Medford, MA.

CREW: All three crews take home cups

On Saturday, the women’s crew competed against Princeton at Gilder Boathouse and the men’s crews traveled down to Philadelphia to race Penn and Columbia.

CREW: Lightweights sweep; women and heavyweights secure trophies 

As the spring season continues, Yale crews secure two trophies and place first in a multitude of races against different colleges.

CREW: At Head of the Charles, lightweights win; women and heavyweights medal

The Yale rowing teams returned to the Head of the Charles Regatta last weekend, coming first in the Lightweight Eights and securing podium finishes in […]

CREW: Yale crew members who rowed in Tokyo reflect on Olympics

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, Yale Crew was represented by three rowers. This past summer, 11 current and graduated students rowed in Tokyo Bay, with a bronze and gold medalist amongst them.

The New Zealand rowers celebrate their gold.
Behind the Venue: Gales Ferry Boathouse and 143 years of intercollegiate rowing

Gales Ferry Boathouse has hosted the Yale heavyweight crew team for 143 years as members prepare for the Yale-Harvard Race, the nation’s oldest intercollegiate sporting event. Since The Race’s transition to the Thames River, Yale has defeated Harvard 54 times.

An illustration of the buildings at Gales Ferry and rowers
WOMEN’S CREW: Kristina Wagner ’15 qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

On Thursday morning, former Yale women’s rower Kristina Wagner ’15 finished in first place at U.S. Olympic Trials II with doubles partner Genevra Stone. The […]

Wagner and Stone row together
Behind the Venue: A history of Gilder Boathouse and the protest behind its concept

“Behind the Venue” is a series of feature-form articles that dives into the history, character and most memorable moments of Yale’s various athletic forums — […]

An illustration of the Gilders and the boathouse that they helped build.
HEAVYWEIGHT CREW: Dan Williamson ’23 to race in Olympic Final Qualification Regatta

There is one last hurdle between Yale oarsman Dan Williamson ’23 and a spot on New Zealand’s 2020 Tokyo Olympic Team: the Olympic Final Qualification […]

A photo of dan williamson rowing