Crews on the Schuylkill River conclude the Dad Vail Regatta [photos]

    The 75th Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta got underway Friday on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, bringing with it rowers from more than 100 universities in the U.S. and Canada.

    The storied competition is named for Harry Emerson “Dad” Vail, one of America’s earliest college coaches, and began in 1934 with Marietta, Rutgers and Manhattan colleges. Rowers will be on the water through Saturday, and winners will be listed on the regatta’s website.



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