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Gales Ferry Boathouse


Facility Gales Ferry Training Camp
Purpose Men's Heavyweight Crew Preparation for "The Race"
Date Constructed Boathouse/Varsity House: 1914
Size ~2 acres
~13,000 sq. ft.
Docks and Capacity 3 (1-2 launch, 1-2 eights, 1 deepwater)
Boathouse Capacity 6 eights/4 fours
Rooms Varsity House: 12 rooms plus kitchen, dining, recreation area
Boathouse: 8 rooms (3 beds per room)
Managers House: 6 rooms plus kitchen, bath, living, dining
Annual Event "The Race" (Yale-Harvard boat race)