Hudson Boatworks is a racing shell manufacturer based in London, Ontario. Founded in 1981, Hudson is currently one of the largest rowing manufacturers in North America. Hudson is the official boat manufacturer for the Canadian and American National Teams.
In March 2007, Hudson began production of their "Shark" line of boats. Designed by Britt Chance, US Naval Architect, Luis Tarrataca, Hudson Design Engineer, and Jack Coughlan, Head of Hudson R&D, the Great White 1x and the Hammerhead 8+ shells are faster than ever, more stable, and more comfortable for the rowers.
Hudson Boatworks has won 51 World and Olympic Medals since 1984.
Hudson currently holds the world record for the men's eight for a two thousand meter race which is 5:19.85