Made in the USA!
Gary G. Piantedosi
Gary Piantedosi’s personal rowing career began at MIT, where he was also trained as a mechanical engineer. His crews won silver medals at the 1973, ’74 and ’75 Eastern Sprints and IRAs. He was a spare for the US World Champion Eight in 1974, rowed the Straight Pair in the 1975 PanAm Games and the Straight Four in the 1976 Olympics. Today, Gary is an avid Masters sweep rower and an open ocean racer who enjoys competing wherever there are waves. As an Olympian, Gary brings proven experience in the competitive rowing world and as an MIT-trained engineer, his technical prowess has been well-honed.For more than thirty years, Gary Piantedosi has been designing and manufacturing equipment for the rowing world. Row-Right.com, a division of Alden, was founded by Gary. Gary is now the General Manager of Alden Rowing.
We are based in Concord Massachusetts at 277 Baker Ave. Our office and shop shares space with Composite Engineering where Van Dusen racing shells are manufactured. Our combined rowing shell design and manufacturing experience is measured in centuries not decades. Alden’s employees enjoy building your rowing equipment and have made it their life long career with some having been with us for more than 35 years. When you buy an Alden you know we will be there to support you and your boat.