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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...

August BIR events

Sizzling August BIR Events

You think August on Bainbridge is sleepy and hot? You’ve only got half of that right. This summer Bainbridge Island Rowing is waking up the Island with these sizzling August BIR events. Saturday, August 4: Greenlake Summer Extravaganza We...

new high-flying rowers

New Learn-to-Row Session Added for August

Back by popular demand! After a very successful summer season, we have added an additional Learn-to-Row session for August. This program is designed for ages 19 and older. We are excited to teach you the basics of rowing with both on-land and on...

Top Ten BIR Facts

Top Ten BIR Facts You Didn’t Know

You know Bainbridge Island Rowing for its great competitive and Learn-to-Row programs, its active role in the community, and its Stan Pocock Legacy Rowing Center, which is in construction at Waterfront Park. But here are the top ten BIR facts you...

The Girls in the Boat: A History Featuring UW and a Pocock

We have heard so much about the working-class U.S. Olympic rowing team from the University of Washington—the “boys in the boat”—that defeated Hitler’s finest in 1936. We know about its important connection to George Pocock who...

new high-flying rowers

New High-Flying Rowers Experience Lowest Tide of the Year

The latest cadre of Bainbridge Island Rowing Learn-to-Row graduates is one of the biggest yet, at 18. They hit the water at Waterfront Park for the July Learn-to-Row intensive, on the 12th, 14th, and 15th. The new high-flying rowers got to...