Head of the Lake

  • Hosted By: Lake Washington Rowing Club
  • 2016 Registered Regatta

The Head of the Lake is a 3 mile race.The race starts in Lake Union with views of the Seattle skyline and the Space Needle and follows the shoreline past Pocock Rowing Center and under the University Bridge. It continues east through Portage Bay and the Montlake Cut into Union Bay. After passing Fox Point at the Washington Arboreteum and still heading east towards Lake Washington, the course follows a buoyed 3-point turn heading north and continues northwest towards Husky Stadium and Conibear shell house. The finish line is about 200 meters outside the entrance to Conibear Shell house.

Partial Schedule of Events
See the 2015 HOTL Handbook for detailed information.
HOTL 2015 Handbook...

Lake Washington Rowing Club, 910 N. Northlake Way: On Saturday November 7th from 5:30-7:30 pm packet pickup and lasagna dinner (reservation required). Regatta merchandise will also be for sale! Packet Pickup and Lasagna Dinner...

Conibear Shellhouse at UW: Race day activites on November 8th will be centered here.
5:00 am Trailer parking begins at UW
6:00 am Mandatory coaches and coxswains meeting near the Conibear Shell house
6:00-8:00 am Race packet pick-up at Conibear Shell house
8:00-12:00 Races
9:00-12:30 Award pick-up and cermonies
6:30 am - Noon Regatta merchandise for sale

At the Montlake Cut:  Best place to view the races! Sunday 8:00-12:00

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