California State University, Long Beach

2016 Naples Island College Regattas

Friday, 18. November 2016

nicrc16It’s that time again for Long Beach State’s annual regatta, the Naples Island College Head Race and the Novice Sprints, sponsored by The Queen Mary, the Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Long Beach Century Club. Join us this weekend as several Southern California teams go head to head around the 4200m course around Naples Island. Race times begin 8:00AM on Saturday.

The Seal Beach Lions Club is hosting breakfast at the Long Beach State Boathouse Saturday morning 9:00AM-12:00PM for a $5 donation.

At approximately 10:00am there will be an awards ceremony on the wash deck of the Pete Archer Boathouse to the top performing crews. The Beach Crew Alumni Association will be presenting, for the first time, a perpetual trophy to the overall outstanding team, named in honor of the Queen Mary. The Queen Mary Trophy will be presented to the winning school by Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard. We will also be dedicating a 4+ racing shell in honor of LBSU alum John Cashman. LBSU President Dr. Jane Conoley will be the featured speaker.

More information about this weekend’s festivities can be found at or by clicking on the packet cover on the left.

trcFor those of you unable to join us, TRC is broadcasting the head race event on Sunday starting at 7:00AM, hosted by our very own Dave Straley. Watch it at

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Members of the Beach Crew Alumni Association are invited to attend a pre-race gathering Friday night, 11/18 6:00pm, at Glory Days Beachside Sport Grill in Seal Beach (620 Pacific Coast Hwy). After the regatta, we will continue the celebration of the newly dedicated John Cashman 4+ at Taco Beach in Long Beach (2099 Bellflower Blvd).

See you there!

San Diego Crew Classic “The Racing Season Starts Here”

Wednesday, 30. March 2016


Join us this weekend as Long Beach State competes with many crews from around the nation at the 43nd Annual San Diego Crew Classic. Racing is up to eight lanes across Mission Bay, with heats beginning on Saturday, and finals on Sunday morning. Beach has entered into the following events:

– Womens Collegiate DII-DIII-Club Varsity (8+)
– Womens Collegiate DII-DIII-Club Novice (8+)
– Mens Collegiate Varsity American Specialty Health Cup (8+)
– Mens Collegiate Novice Derek Guelker Memorial Cup (8+)

The Beach Crew Alumni Association will be on Tent Row near the south entrance. Friends and parents are welcome to stop by. Look for the 10-foot black and gold “BEACH Rowing” wind flags.

If you cannot join us in person, Crew Classic offers excellent video coverage of all races, with camera boats following the race as well as aerial shots from a huge tower. Look for it at USRowing’s YouTube account.

Live Video:

More information about the venue is at

World Famous Stämpfli 24x Express Coming to Long Beach 12/13/15

Saturday, 5. December 2015


The world’s longest racing shell is on its way to the Long Beach Marine Stadium on Sunday, December 13, to fundraise for the Joan Lind Van Blom Women’s Sculling Endowment. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to row in the Stämpfli 24x Express with Olympians on the Historic Long Beach Marine Stadium. If you were touched or inspired by Joan’s personality, courage, and accomplishments, this is your chance to contribute to the endowment and have fun doing it.


Where: Marine Stadium Beach (between 9S & 7S), Long Beach, CA

When: December 13, 2015, starting at 8:30 AM, shifts each hour though 1:30 PM
Rowing time will be approximately 45 minutes to and from the beach side.

Registration begins @ 8:00AM (must sign waiver at registration)

$50.00 PER SEAT | $70.00 PER SEAT with T-Shirt


Long Beach Rowing Association will offer Learn to Row sessions on this day.
(Learn to Row beginners, minimum 12 years of age and must be able to swim)

To sign up for a seat on the Stämpfli 24x, follow the links at LBRA’s website to pay online, or send a check payable to:
PO BOX 3879
Long Beach, CA 90803

For sponsorship opportunities and further information, please contact Andi Parsons @ LBRA [email protected].

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