RUMSON LANDS REGATTA, FOR REAL THIS TIME

img_5131111409Five collegiate rowing teams will take to the waters off Rumson’s Victory Park on September 25, officials say.

Rumson’s efforts to attract big-time crew competition may have ended up on a sandbar last year. But there will be collegiate sculling in the Navesink River, says Mayor John Ekdahl.

And he doesn’t mean at some indeterminate date in the distant future. He means, like, ten days from now.

Nine months after watching the Dad Vail Regatta make a u-turn back to Philadelphia without so much as putting an oar in the water off Victory Park, as planned, the borough will host the Rumson Boat Race on Saturday, September 25, Ekdahl announced today.

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