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Dad Vail Regatta

(BY A... NOSE?  The Phillie Phanatic and the Drexel Dragon take part in a contest among team mascots to promote the "Dad Vail" rowing regatta, which starts Friday.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia-Area Sports Mascots Help Promote This Week’s ‘Dad Vail’ Regatta

The Phillie Phanatic, the Drexel Dragon, and St. Joe’s Hawk were among the mascots competing on ergometers — fancy rowing machines — to publicize the Dad Vail regatta, for college rowers, this Friday and Saturday.

05/06/2014

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

Guide To The 2014 Dad Vail Regatta

Over 100 colleges and universities and thousands of athletes compete in the annual Dad Vail Regatta each year.

05/06/2014

(File photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Title Sponsor of City’s Dad Vail Regatta Re-ups For 3 More Years

Aberdeen Asset Management first stepped up in 2010, when the Dad Vail regatta almost moved to New Jersey

05/10/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.10.13

Chris discusses the potential charges against the alleged abductor, Ariel Castro, in the Cleveland kidnapping cases, the continuing jury deliberations in the Kermit Gosnell trial, and the latest in the Benghazi investigations. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Beasley Reece from CBS 3, and Comedian Myq Kaplan.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/10/2013

(Setting up for the "Dad Vail" regatta along the Schuylkill River.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Dad Vail Regatta Results, Day 2

Michigan won the varsity eight heavyweight race to capture the men’s team point trophy championship at the 74th Dad Vail Regatta Saturday on Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River.

05/12/2012

(Setting up for the "Dad Vail" regatta along the Schuylkill River.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Kelly Drive Closed In Preparation For ”Dad Vail” Regatta

A rowing regatta that has been held in Philadelphia for 59 consecutive years takes place once again this weekend, along the Schuylkill River.

05/10/2012

(Toby Wallace is set to row across the Atlantic) (photo provided)

Local Man Set To Row Across Atlantic Ocean In Effort To Raise Money For Charity

A Philadelphia based money manager is about to undertake a quest that’ll take him, and seven cohorts, far from the world of finance — or anything on dry land for that matter.

02/03/2012

Kelly Drive (credit: fairmountpark.org)

Guide To The Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta in the U.S. Over 100 colleges and universities and thousands of athletes compete the weekend of the second Saturday in May each year.

05/10/2011

(The recently rediscovered Philadelphia Challenge Cup trophy sits on the lectern in front of Herb Lotman, one of the event organizers.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Historic Philadelphia Rowing Race Will Resume After 45-Year Hiatus

After 1966, the event fell dormant and the gold cup itself disappeared — only to be discovered in the ’90s in a center city antique shop.

12/21/2010

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