Please join us for the
6th Rowing History Forum

Saturday - March 10, 2012
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (lunch included)
River Room
Latitude 41
(formerly Seamen's Inne) Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic CT

The Friends of Rowing History, National Rowing Foundation and Mystic Seaport Museum have organized the 6th Forum to share our interest in rowing history. The River Room, Latitude 41 (formerly Seamen's Inne), Mystic Seaport Museum, is reserved for us.

There will be three rowing events at Mystic Seaport this weekend:
    Friday evening, March 9th will be the Cocktail Reception, Raw Bar & Silent Auction in Memory of Hart Perry. Proceeds will be used for Rowing History and The National Rowing Hall of Fame and Exhibits. It will take place in the The National Rowing Hall of Fame Exhibit in the  G.W. Blunt White Building, Mystic Seaport, 5:30-8:00 PM. Cost $100 per person. Especially interesting will be the auction of R.D. Burnell's personal antique Thames dinghy, donated by Gill Perry.

    Saturday 9:30-3:00 - The 6th Rowing History Forum - see details below

    Saturday evening - The National Rowing Foundation National Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, also in the River Room preceded with a  cocktail reception in the National Rowing Hall of Fame, BW Blunt White Building at 5:30 PM. Induction Banquet information is posted on the NRF website, . Cost $200 per person

Registration for any of these events will be directly through the NRF website. You may choose which events you want to attend.
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 Special Guest -  Peter Raymond, Princeton '68, 1968 Olympic Four & 1972 Olympic Eight  

Presentations by:
Peter Raymond - The Transition to Ratzeburg Training & US National Camp System
Thomas Weil - Cheers & Jeers, A Prospective on Women & Rowing from 1850 to 1900
Jim Dietz - Sculling at NYAC in the 60s & First FISA Junior Championships
Peter Mallory
- Steve Fairbairn, The Man, The Athlete and The Coach
Christopher Dodd
- UK Update & New Book

Reception following the Forum in the Blunt-White Building (adjacent building)
             Let Her Run
- An Exhibition of Rowing History, co-curators: William Miller & Thomas E. Weil
            ∙ The National Rowing Hall of Fame

Also: Tour of the Rowing Shells & Equipment at Rossi Mill (across the street)

                 Participation is limited to 100 people.
   Cost $40.00 to cover cost of light lunch and beverages.
                   (see Registration information above)

Check-in between 8:45-9:30 AM, in the River Room, Latitude 41, Mystic Seaport Museum
               (Latitude 41 - 105 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic CT 06355)

Any questions? Email Bill Miller,

   Mystic Area Map















Directions:   Take Exit 90 off Rt 95, onto Rt. 27 (Greenmanville Ave.) south
                      Proceed to North Parking Lot on your left (1st parking area @ traffic lights)
                      Latitude 41 (formerly Seamen's Inne) is across the street at the traffic lights at North Entrance
                                          (105 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic CT 06355)

Lodging:       The Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic is offering a special room price - $99/night. It is located just off the
                      Rt. 95 exit, mention NRF-Hall of Fame, code NRO, 860-536-2536.


See the summaries of the past Rowing History Forums