The regatta will be at the recently built venue of Nathan Benderson Park with rowing taking place over four days; Thursday 27 September to Sunday 30 September. There will be nearly 9000 seats filled across all boat classes.

Athletes from 48 nations will be travelling to Florida in to take part in their respective boat class and age categories, making this event truly global. The most competitors are coming from the United States with Chinook Performance Racing in Millington, Maryland sending the biggest team of 95 rowers.

Around the Venue at the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta in Sarasota-Bradenton, © Detlev Seyb/MyRowingPhoto.com

 

Making the most of the new older age categories, 18 of the competitors are 80 years of age or older. Odilon Maia Martins of Brazil comes as the oldest competitor at 89 years old.

Here’s how to follow the World Rowing Masters Regatta through World Rowing’s communications channels.

1.       The provisional time table for the event can be found here and the entries for all races can be found here.

2.        Aavailable on WorldRowing.com
- Start lists / Schedule
- Results

3.       News and Photos will also be available on http://www.worldrowing.com

4.       Follow us on Facebook MastersTwitter and Instagram for behind the scenes interviews, live updates, photos and more.

5.       Join the conversation by using the hashtag #WRMasters and #Sarasota2018