Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Crowds gathered for the annual Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia. (Credit: Chris Stigall)

Guide To The 2015 Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta (rowing or crew competition, for you newbies) in the U.S. Here’s your guide.

05/06/2015

College crew teams set up along the Schuylkill River for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

76th Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta Underway Along Schuylkill River

It’s a Philadelphia school defending the title this year. The Drexel men won the Heavyweight 8 and the overall points title last year.

05/09/2014

A rower warms up ahead of the Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Banks Of The Schuylkill Bustling During Dad Vail Regatta

The annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is underway on the Schuylkill River. Organizers say this is the biggest Dad Vail in history, with more than 3,800 competitors.

05/11/2012

Aberdeen Dad Vail

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta Preview

On the second Saturday of May every year, the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta takes on two days of 120 college students and their crews from across the U.S. in an unforgettable series of boat races.

05/05/2012

(File photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Dad Vail Regatta Returns To Schuylkill River

It’s a Philadelphia tradition. Thousands of college rowers and spectators are packing Kelly Drive for the 73rd Aberdeen Dad Vail regatta.

05/13/2011