During the Reunion, June 11, 2006 nine teams showed up to compete for the Reunion Row cup..
The Row consists of two heats, a qualifying heat and a final heat, using eight-man shells. Both heats begin at the near side of the Harvard Bridge and end at the far side of the boathouse pier. All boats compete with a handicap of 1.5 seconds for every five years out.
Stu Schmill announced the rules:
Reunion Row Captains
Terrance Carney & Thomas Cleaver
Grady Harris, Bertram Pariser, Richard Resch
Thad Nowak & Zane Swanson
Catherine Conley, Reunion Committee
Igor Belakovskiy & Andrew Copeland
Sunny, windy conditions, initially strong headwind (all times are adjusted times)
The First Heat
Five teams representing classes of 1956 and friends, 1966, 1971, 1976, and 1981 raced in the first heat.