Located on historic Boathouse Row in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Malta Boat Club has been dedicated to the sport of rowing since 1860.

Throughout its history, Malta has enjoyed success at every level of national and world competition, and recently represented on the US National Under 23 and Senior Team.

Malta currently hosts many active rowers who participate in Schuylkill Navy and Philadelphia rowing events through racing, volunteerism, officiating, and coaching. Malta prides itself in being an active member of the Schuylkill Navy and the Philadelphia rowing community. 2010 was a banner year for the club, marking its 150th year of rowing excellence.

2013 Malta Illman Award

Mitch Budman receives The Dr. George Morton Illman Award for 2013 Presented by Malta Boat Club.

On Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Mitch Budman became the 54th recipient of the prestigious Illman Award presented for his lifetime contributions to rowing.

Mitch, a 28 year member of University Barge Club, Philadelphia has made numerous contributions to rowing.

He has served as assistant coach at Monsignor Bonner High School, with his Varsity Four winning the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. Currently, he is an assistant coach at Philadelphia University.

Mitch has held leadership positions at University Barge Club serving over the last 13 years as Treasurer, Vice-President and President. For the last 27 years, Mitch has served as Treasurer, for the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, one of the premier fall Head Races.

An active Masters Competitor, Mitch has won numerous medals at National and International competitions including Masters World Championships.


Recent happenings around Malta and Boathouse Row

Upcoming Races

Our calendar will be updated soon.

Recent Results

2014 USRowing Elite National Championships

Jun 26
  • Mens Lwt 1x
    Colin Ethridge

2014 USRowing Senior World Championship Trials 1

Jun 22
  • Mens Lwt 1x
    Colin Ethridge
  • Mens Lwt 4x
    Shane Madden

Independence Day Regatta

Jul 4
  • Mens Lwt 1x Dash
    Sandor Ferenczy
  • Mens Lwt 1x
    Will Purman
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