Race Around the Rock

  • Hosted By: Salt Spring Island Rowing Club
  • Sanctioned by RCA and Rowing BC (2022)

Race Around The Rock is the coastal regatta hosted by the Salt Spring Island Rowing Club.

The event consists of an 88km relay race around Salt Spring Island and is appropriate for coastal rowing/open-water shells (see Rules and Regulations for boat specs) for any/all participants 19 and older in the 4x, 4X+ and 2x. A boat can have a solo crew or multiple crews. All boats must abide by FISA coastal boat standards.   

This is a relay style race where teams are made up multiple rowers from the same club or a composite crew of rowers. 

The event is intended to bring together coastal rowers from across BC, Canada, and the Western US. This will be a celebrated event on Salt Spring Island, and a celebration of Salt Spring Island culture.

This year Race Around The Rock will take place on August 27th, 2022.  


Cost per person is $120 including seat fees. 


The How to REGISTER all your relay team members instructions can be found on the NEWS page.

Website https://ssirowing.wixsite.com/ssirc/race-around-the-rock
Contact Mike Lakin/Stacy Mitchell
Email [email protected]
Phone Please contact regatta via email
Sanctioned by  
Chief Umpire/Referee Timothy Henderson
Juniors No
High School No
Middle School No
Collegiate No
Open No
Masters Yes
Elite No
Para No
Inclusion No
Entry Fees (CAD)
Standard Cost
Rowing British Columbia 2022 Seat Fee $3.50
Rowing Canada 2022 Seat Fee $3.65
Plus taxes if applicable