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2020 Sarasota Invitational Regatta

Sarasota Invitational Regatta

Another successful Sarasota Invitational Regatta held February 21-23, 2020! A big thank you to all of  the volunteers, coaches, US Rowing referees, participants, NBP staff, vendors, and viewers who helped to make it another successful regatta.  

Results from 2020 can be found on Regatta Central.

Photos of the event can be seen at Sarasota Invitational Regatta's Facebook Page and also on the Photos Section of this website. If you have any you'd like to share, please send them to:


Sponsors for the 2020 Sarasota Invitational Regatta

A big thank you to our sponsors. Sponsorship of this event supports not just local rowing but the rowing community as a whole.


Results - Regatta Central
Regatta Director, Norm Thetford -
Marketing - Barbara Sylvester -
Marketing - Ruth Schoch -
SCRC  Head Coach - Dragos Alexandru -
Adaptive Rowing - Joe Dobson -

NOTE: The following information pertained to the 2020 event.

Hotel Reservations

Boat Rentals

The following boat companies are available if you would like to rent a boat to race:

Tent Rental Application Form    TENT RENTALS ARE NOW CLOSED. Teams are allowed only 2 10X10 tents on site.

Volunteer Sign Up Form 




West Cambridge Rowing win $1000 prize

West Cambridge Rowing wins $1000 prize in Rowing for Life

Sarasota Invitational Regatta (SIR)

The 11th annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta was held at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, Florida, site of the 2018 Masters World Rowing and the 2017 World Rowing Championships.

Middle schoolers competed the afternoon of Friday, February 21, Juniors all day on Saturday the 22nd and Masters rowers on Sunday the 23rd.

The Rowing for Life was held on  Saturday. Rowing for Life is a mixed 8+, youth and masters competing for a cash prize ($1,000) which went to West Cambridge Rowing and Lake Brantley last year. 

Contact Norm Thetford for more information. This is a highly competitive race. You want to start planning now for the next SIR!

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