We are excited to welcome Swift Racing to the Lighthouse To Lighthouse Race.

Swift Racing will be hosting 2 clincs on Sunday morning;


  • Beginner Rowing-Learn the basics of sculling in a Coastal Boat.  No experience needed. Clinic will be taught by Charles Huthmaker, President of Swift Racing USA.  This clinic will be 60 minutes long and will teach you how to get in/out of a boat and the basics of sculling.

  • Open Water Racing - Improve your Open Water racing with veteran racers, Wayne Lysobey and Bill Russell.  Instruction will include navigating, training and race preparation.


Both sessions will include on-shore and on water components and will be 60 minutes in duration. Cost for each clinic is $50.  Register here.



Charles Huthmaker - Charles has been coaching rowing at all levels from Beginner to the World Championship for over 20 years.  He holds a M.S. in Exercise Physiology and is a longtime clinician for USRowing.

Bill Russell - Bill has been rowing and racing Open Water for over 10 years. During this tenure he has won the Blackburn in the Touring class and has several top 5 finishes in the Racing class.  Bill also has a silver medal from the North American Open Water Rowing Championships.  

Wayne Lysobey - Wayne has been rowing and racing Open Water for over 10 years and has competed across the country including multiple Blackburns and a Bronze medal at the North American Open Water Rowing Championships.  Wayne is an original founder/organizer of the L2L regatta.

The Lighthouse To Lighthouse Race is 7 or 14 miles of open water racing for any seaworthy, human-powered craft along the scenic Norwalk Islands on the Connecticut shore. Join us for a day of racing, food and fun on Long Island Sound.

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The L2L supports OMMFG! [One More Mile For Glicker!]. Details at surfskiracing.com

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