the family & fraternity of alumni oarsmen and friends of navy lightweight crew

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Originally established for alumni in the Classes of 1974 - 1978 who rowed in Navy lightweight crews coached by LT Jon Eric VanAmringe, USN (Yale 1970); since its inception, interest has grown to all Friends of Navy Lightweight Crew!

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2019 Schedule


vs Princeton [Murtaugh Cup, Smith Trophy] on Lake Carnegie at Princeton, NJ

vs Yale [Johnson Cup and VanAmringe Cup Team Trophy] on Mercer Lake at Richard Coffee County Park in West Windsor Township, NJ

vs Columbia [WIT Cup] on the Severn River at Annapolis, MD

vs Georgetown [Forster Cup] on the Potomac River at Washington, DC

vs Harvard [Haines Cup and Paulovich Team Trophy] and Delaware on the Charles River at Cambridge, MA

vs Penn [Callow Cup and 1919 Cup Team Trophy] on the Severn River at Annapolis, MD

EARC Sprints Championships

on Lake Quinsigamond at Worcester, MA

IRA National Championships

at the Sacramento State Aquatics Center in Sacramento, CA