Preserving the traditions of New Bedford's maritime past while encouraging an appreciation for the area's modern-day maritime beauty.


No rowing experience is required to become a WCR member.  Our membership is made up of a diverse group ranging in age from young adults to retirees, with rowers at all levels of skill. What we all have in common is a love of rowing and being on the water. 

Photography by Bridget Greenwood


Frequently Asked questions

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Rowing Basics

An introduction to using the proper form and a few basic commands to get you started to rowing whaleboats...

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