VCB Wins First & Second Place in Maine Regatta

By Hua Joe Fung

From Drop Box

The Warrior, VCB’s gunning dory, crewed by rowers from the Stuyvesant Rowing Club, took first place in their category in Come Boating’s annual Rowing Regatta in Belfast, Maine.

On August 17th, The Village Community Boathouse sent their gunning dory, the Warrior and a Whitehall gig, the Notorious GIG, to race in the annual rowing regatta hosted by Come Boating in Belfast, Maine. Two crews of rowers from the Stuyvesant Rowing Club raced valiantly against other crews from Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Maine on the 3.6 mile course in Belfast Bay.

The Warrior, coxed by Dexter Tong with its crew of Stuyvesant rowers: Brian Tong, Curtis Bezault, Kristina Pan, and Joe Fung, won with a time 40 minutes and 15 seconds, winning the 4 oared boats category.

The Notorious GIG, coxed by Joann Omar with its crew of three Stuyvesant rowers, Sungmin Kim, Eric Cerny, and Anna Juchnicki and a local rower, Erika, took second place in the 4 oar category with a time of 44 minutes and 10 seconds.

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