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HUDSON partners with NBP/SANCA

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Industry leading boat manufacturer HUDSON is pleased to announce a partnership with Nathan Benderson Park, to support and enhance the top-ranked rowing venue in North America, located in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla.

HUDSON will be named the official supplier of boats for rowing programming at Nathan Benderson Park. This includes daily rentals, long-term rentals for visiting teams and private instruction camps. Being athlete focused and technology driven, HUDSON will provide equipment that can be easily adjusted to each athlete while the SHARK Series hulls provide world leading design, technology, and speed.

“Nathan Benderson Park and the rowing venue created in Sarasota-Bradenton is a world-class facility that offers year-round premier racing, training, and wellness opportunities,” said Atlantic Sales Manager and Sarasota resident Matt Muffelman. “HUDSON is excited to partner with NBP to enhance and grow these offerings by expanding the availability of high-quality rowing shells and services to its citizens and visitors.”

Stretching over 600 acres, NBP has quickly become a favorite location for North American and World Rowing championship events. Facilities include a world-class 2000m race course and a state-of-the-art finish tower and training center. Hosting its first race in 2009, NBP has welcomed more than 100 rowing events including the 2017 World Rowing Championships, 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta and 2019 World Rowing Under 23 Championships. The park also has hosted Olympic rowing time trials and USRowing events, as well as the NCAA Rowing Championships.

“Service, wellness and growing the sport of rowing are priorities that Nathan Benderson Park and HUDSON value and share in common, making this a perfect partnership,” park Chief Operating Officer Stephen V. Rodriguez said. “We appreciate HUDSON’s support as the park has developed and look forward to this continued partnership, and together, welcoming athletes to the Sarasota-Bradenton area.”

For more information on the programs offered at Nathan Benderson Park, please visit


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HUDSON releases 1.42+ SHARK into the Wild

Trevor Jones U23 World Champion 2017 and 2018
Canada - 2017 and 2018 U23 World Champion
USA - 2018 Junior World Champion
USA - 2018 Junior World Champion

Designed to fit taller and heavier athletes with a custom extended cockpit and additional freeboard to accommodate the dynamic and hydrodynamic effects created by athletes in the target weight range – 215-245lbs (98-111kg)

This hull was previously a custom modification for a select number of elite athletes, including: the 2017 & 2018 U23 M1x World Champion, the 2018 Junior M1x World Champion, Junior World Record Holder on C2 Erg, and select Gold Cup M1x’s.

The need for a Bigger Boat was clear and now the 1.42+ SHARK is available to all.

Contact a HUDSON sales rep for further details.

Isaiah Harrison
C2 Ergometer Junior World Record Holder
Arshay Cooper
Author of 'A Most Beautiful Thing'

HUDSON Named Official Boat Supplier by Row Ontario

HUDSON Named Official Boat Supplier by Row Ontario

AMBT Position Statement


The intense spot light on racial inequality and social injustice cannot be turned away, turned down, or turned off. The language used in a recent FB reply to Patrick Johnson by a rowing industry vendor was oppressive, unacceptable, and demands accountability. ‘Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge’ -Toni Morrison As an industry leader, HUDSON affirms that racism, discrimination, inequality, and social injustice have no place in our sport, community, and society. We recognize the need to remove inclusion barriers and create opportunity for lasting change. HUDSON has proudly supported the work of Arshay Cooper since the 2019 Chicago Sprints. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, HUDSON was united with Arshay’s movement and committed to continue, putting action to words. In partnership with Arshay; HUDSON will enable and amplify his Vision; To support, coach, mentor under resourced athletes, facilitating the creation of future leaders in the Social Justice movement through Rowing, Entrepreneurship, and Career Experiences. ‘You can do some rather extraordinary things if that’s what you believe’ -Toni Morrison More, following Arshay’s anticipated Book release and film by the same name; A Most Beautiful Thing. Read the book June 30th See the film July 17th Rock the Boat with @beashark @arshaycooper @thegoldcup @hocr1965 @concept2inc @criboston @crewcoachpatrick and all who put action to words. @amostbeautifulthing, #AMBT #BLM #sharkvision #rocktheboat

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