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 at the College Club dock 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.


Schedule of Events
Saturday November 5, 2016
Lake Washington Rowing Club, 910 N. Northlake Way

11:00 AM Trailer parking begins at LWRC
4:00 PM Trailer parking begins at UW
5:30-7:30 PM Race Packet Pickup at LWRC
5:30-7:30 PM Regatta merchandise sale...

5:30-7:30 PM Lasagna Dinner... (donations accepted)
Email HOTL@lakewashingtonrowing.com to reserve a place





Sunday November 6, 2016
Conibear Shellhouse at UW

2:00 am PDT Ends, Clocks fall back one hour
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
6:30 am - Noon Regatta merchandise for sale
8:00-12:30 Races
8:00-1:30 Race Results on display, vendor displays, pancake breakfast at Conibear Shell House,
10:30-1:30 First Place Award Ceremonies

  • 10:30 Mens Jr 8+, Womens Jr 8+, Boys U-17 8+, Girls U-17 8+, Mens Junior 1x, Womens Junior 1x
  • 11:30 Mens/Womens Masters 1x, Mens/Womens/Mixed Masters 8+, Mens/Mixed Masters 4x
  • 12:30 Mens/Womens Collegiate 8+, Mens/Womens JV 8+, Mens/Womens 3V 8+, Mens/Womens Collegiate 4+, Mens/Womens Open 1x, Mens/Womens Open 2x
  • 1:30 Mens/Womens Jr 2x, Boys/Girls U-17 2x, Mens/Womens Jr 4x+, Boys/Girls U-17 4x+, Mens/Womens Open 8+, Womens Masters 4x, Mens/Womens Masters 4+, Mens/Womens Jr. 4+, Mens/Womens/Mixed Masters 2x, Parent Child 2x

At the Montlake Cut:  Best place to view the races! Sunday 8:00-1:00

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