Planning

Panel to Discuss Benderson Rowing Facility, Public-Private Partnerships

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing concerns about public funding for projects like the rowing park on Jan. 8.

01/02/2018 By staff

Tourism

World Rowing Championships Generated $18.7 Million in Local Economic Impact

Organizers had predicted that the event would generate $25 million in economic impact for the region.

11/16/2017 By staff

World Rowing Championships

Students Partner With World Rowing Championships for "Adopt a Team" Initiative

Sarasota and Manatee Country students learn about the countries participating in the World Rowing Championships, all while becoming good global citizens.

09/26/2017 By Ella Melzer

Tourism

Sarasota's David Wyant Will Announce the World Rowing Championships

Sarasota attorney and crew coach David Wyant is winning accolades as a rowing race announcer.

09/21/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Rowing Repast

Polo Grill and Bar Among Caterers for 2017 World Rowing Championships Athletes

The Polo Grill and Bar and three other local caterers will prepare food for the world-class athletes from all over the globe competing in the World Rowing Championships.

09/19/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Irma

World Rowing Championships a Go After Hurricane Irma

The international rowing races will go on as planned thanks to minimal damage from Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

World Rowing Championships

Your Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at the competition.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Different Strokes for Different Folks

What to Look for in the Rowing Motion

To get a sense of different stroke styles, keep an eye on the athletes’ torsos.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Days of Heaven

How a Yale Student Learned to Love Rowing Growing Up in Sarasota

"The feeling of freedom, of finding and challenging my limits, and the beauty of those early-morning hours on Little Sarasota Bay helped form me and will follow me wherever I go."

08/28/2017 By Kate Flanders

World Rowing Championships

The Ultimate Spectator's Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at next month’s competition.

08/25/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Tourism

Visit Sarasota County Logo Painted on Water Tower

A new Visit Sarasota County logo was recently painted on a large blue water tower near I-75.

08/17/2017 By staff

New hires

Rowing Park Nonprofit Picks New Leader

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc., the nonprofit that manages Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, recently hired Stephen Rodriguez as its president and chief executive officer.

07/21/2017 By staff

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row for the Cure Comes to Sarasota

After the closing ceremonies of the World Championships, Row for the Cure will take to the water.

07/20/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Rowing Fever

The World Rowing Championships Come to Sarasota

The region's newest sports craze is fun for all.

06/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Tourism

Panel Discusses Sports Tourism May 4

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a panel discussion on Sarasota as an "international sports mecca" at Michael's on East.

04/28/2017 By staff

Tourism

Rowing Championships Race Schedule Finalized

Competition will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24.

03/28/2017 By staff

Tourism

Winning Rowing Mascot Name Announced

After a public vote, organizers behind the 2017 World Rowing Championships announced Wednesday the winner in its contest to name the event's pelican mascot: Scully.

01/18/2017 By staff

Tourism

Rowing Mascot Name Contest Enters Final Round

The contest to name the pelican mascot of the 2017 World Rowing Championships concludes Sunday.

01/10/2017 By staff

Tourism

Rowing Championship Launches Competition to Name Event Mascot

The host committee for the 2017 World Rowing Championships recently launched a competition to name the event's pelican mascot.

11/29/2016 By staff

Sports

Rowing Park Hosts One-Year-Out Event for World Championships

The team organizing the 2017 World Rowing Championships will mark one year from the beginning of the event during its One Year Kick-Off event on Friday.

09/19/2016 Research by staff