The West Coast has become a dominant force in Junior Crew, and the Bay Area holds its own within that competitive setting. The growing popularity of the sport, together with improvements in technique, training, equipment and mental approach, has propelled the quality to extraordinary heights. This past weekend's Battle of the Bay provided the opportunity to see a bit of that success, up close and personal. Read more... about Battle of the Bay 2013
A new year of racing kicked off Saturday, March 2 at Lake Merced in San Francisco. Hosted by Pacific Rowing Club, twelve squads faced off against one another in a long and impressive day of rowing at the 2013 Pacific Invitational Regatta. Read more... about 2013 Pacific Invitational Regatta
Fundraising chair and erg-a-thon coordinator, John Godin, won a $3,000 grant for the the team as part of the KNBR/Wells Fargo "Step up to the Plate for Education" program. $75,000 in grants were awarded to 20 Bay Area schools to support athletics, arts and community-based programs. Read more... about Step Up to the Plate for Education!
The voices of the coxswains carried across the backyards of the neighborhoods lining the lagoon as crews of all ages competed in the 21st annual Bair Island Aquatic Center Fall Regatta on Sunday, November 18. These weren't novice coxes guiding the masters, collegiate, and junior boats down the serpentine, 5 kilometer course. This race is reserved for the "experienced" ones, although straight-shot, 2K spring races may be meager preparation. Read more... about 2012 BIAC Fall Regatta
Berkeley High Crew returned to the water for the Head of the Estuary Regatta on Sunday, November 4, as the fall racing season kicked off. For the rowers, the 4.2 kilometer course presented an early test of fitness. For the novices, it also marked their first taste of competition. Read more... about 2012 Head of the Estuary