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Welcome to Rowing
in Brunswick, Maine. 

Merrymeeting Community Rowing Association (MCRA) is doing business as a part of 

Portland Community Rowing Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, focused on

providing instruction in the sport of both sweep rowing and sculling to youths and adults in 

the Brunswick and Portland, Maine areas.


Currently, MCRA has a facility at the Water Street boat ramp in Brunswick. Our fleet consists 

of three coaxed fours, two doubles and three single sculls. We also offer rack space for singles.


The site offers about 3000m of excellent water alongside the walking path, and good access to 

Merrymeeting Bay. Many say this is the best spot to row in Maine.


The MCRA's primary purpose is to further the sport of rowing in the greater Brunswick area through

focused coached instruction that spans the experience spectrum from Learn-to-Row and Novice to 

Experienced Programs. Our coaches hail from local universities and schools, our rowers are members of the community ranging from 14 to 80 -- just like you. Come Row with Us!

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