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Thousands of Years of Rowing

Thousands of Years of Rowing in Puget Sound

Bainbridge Island Rowing athletes have rowed in Eagle Harbor for almost twenty years. But starting long before BIR’s beginnings in 2001, the Suquamish history includes thousands of years of rowing in Puget Sound. Clear Salt Water Rowing was...

Auction Time - BIR Dream Big 2018

Dream Big 2018: A Dream Well Caught

On a chilly Saturday evening in November, almost 200 Kitsap County rowers and regional supporters of rowing came together at Bainbridge Island's Wing Point Country Club to enjoy a night of fine food, excellent company and stirring speeches in...

Head of the Lake 2018

Head of the Lake 2018: Photo Gallery

The Head of the Lake 2018 Regatta—the 39th annual—hosted by the University of Washington was a winner this year, coinciding with a gorgeous fall day, nothing like last year’s wintery hydrothermia-inducing event that was ultimately cancelled...

Here’s Your Season Finale: BRRR and HOTL Regattas

The 2018 fall season may be winding down, but it’s going out with a doubleheader: the BRRR and HOTL regattas, one at home and one away. On Saturday, November 3, Bainbridge Island Rowing hosts the novice-only BRRR Regatta at the Stan Pocock...

Head of the Snohomish 2018

BIR Heads to Head of the Snohomish 2018

The Head of the Snohomish 2018, the first juniors regatta of the year, started off with a two-hour delay Sunday morning, October 14, in Everett’s Langus Riverfront Park. The delay was the result of a thick, soupy fog hanging low over the...

First Regatta of the 2018-19 Season

Here We Row! First Regatta of the 2018-19 Season

Next Sunday, October 14, the Bainbridge Island Rowing juniors will launch into fall with the first regatta of the 2018-19 season. The Head of the Snohomish Regatta happens in Everett at Langus Riverfront Park early, starting at 7 a.m. There are...

oars and racks

With Help of Community Orgs., BIR Gets New Racks

Rowing requires expensive equipment, and one of the struggles faced by rowing organizations is acquiring that equipment. BIR is very fortunate to have the support of the Bainbrige Community Foundation (BCF), which recently awarded us $6,045 for a...

BIR Mixed 8+ at Nationals 2018

BIR Masters Win Silver and Bronze at Nationals

Congratulations to BIR masters for their medal-winning performances as the 2018 USRowing Masters National Championships held August 16th – 19th at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. Fourteen BIR masters rowers participated in nine events and took...

Pocock's legacy

Stanley Richard Pocock’s Legacy—From UW to BI

Stanley Richard Pocock’s legacy spans some of the most successful decades of rowing at the University of Washington and extends from the UW boathouse across the Sound to the site of the future BIR boathouse on Bainbridge Island. Stan Pocock...