The Capital Crew Youth Rowing program is back in full swing for the fall racing season, the program is entering its 35th year of forging athletes of character.

Capital Crew is a very successful non-profit competitive youth rowing organization of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center that has been in existence since 1989. It is based out of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center on Lake Natoma in Gold River. Capital Crew draws on high school age athletes from area schools to roster the team. We are a no cut team.


The team sent four boats to the Head of The Port Regatta in West Sacramento on October 8. All crews showed great improvement, as each boat demonstrated strong, faster performances. The key stand out was the Men’s Youth 4 with coxswain. (YM4+). Piloted by coxswain Ben Hartman, the Men’s Youth 4 defended its Head of the Port 2022 title by besting a field of over 20 boats from rowing programs from all over Northern California. The first place team consisted of Hartman, Dylan Churilo, Joshua Terner, Benjamin Davids and Colin McGhee.

On October 20-22, the Men’s 4 and the Women’s Y8+ w, (Alyssa Ramirez, Maya Rensinger, Grace Torchiana, Mary Anderson, Sophia Splunk, Eva Anderson, Izzy Delavoye, Tatum Hall and Claire Rosales) will travel to Boston to compete in the 2023 Head of The Charles Regatta. Sacramento State Aquatic center will host the Head of the American Regatta.. The public is welcome to attend; racing will start at 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 28.

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