Roylerow athletes made a strong showing at the opening spring regattas.
- At the Sarasota Invitational rowing for Chinook Performance Rowing, Terry Walters won the Betsy Mitchell Award in the W1x. Team Chinook took gold in the W2- (Davis/Egan), M2x (Kozicz/Nash), Mx2x (Kozicz/Wilson), W8+, M8+, Mx8+, W4+, M4+, and M4x. Thetford and Dobson claimed gold in the M2- rowing on home water.
- At the Heart of Texas, Elting/Tomaseski took gold in WE2x.
- At the OARS Masters Invitational in Orlando Bob Johnson took gold in the M4x rowing with Sarasota County RC while Mac Nash won the Lwt 1x by a wide margin.