Bainbridge Island Rowing
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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...

BIR Summer camps

Boom Chick-a Boom: BIR Summer Camps Hit the Water

Yes, it’s June and time for BIR summer camps. Get up early and look out over Eagle Harbor to see dozens of high school kids sculling across the water, joined by herons and harbor seals. Sing it, everyone: I said a boom chick-a boom I said a...

Masters Rowing Regionals 2018

BIR Rowers Grab 4 Medals at Masters Rowing Regionals 2018

Twenty-six Bainbridge Island Rowing Masters (adult) rowers participated in the Masters Rowing Regionals 2018, known as the USRowing Northwest Masters Championships and held June 22-24 in Vancouver, Washington. Under the most rowing-friendly...

seven new rowers and a Canada goose

Seven New Rowers and a Canada Goose

June 16 seven new rowers and a Canada goose graduated from the Bainbridge Island Rowing Two-Week Learn to Row class. The seven completed seventeen hours of instruction and practice spread out over two weeks of Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The...

end-of-year banquet

BIR Graduates 13 Seniors at End-of-Year Banquet

June 3rd’s Bainbridge Island Rowing end-of-year banquet was a raucous, well-attended event, focused on lots of eating and, more important, honoring the hard work of the team’s novice and varsity rowers, including 13 graduating seniors...

National Learn to Row Day

25 More Rowers Get in the Boat on National Learn to Row Day

Twenty-five people gave rowing a try for the first time during National Learn to Row Day last Saturday, June 2nd, with Bainbridge Island Rowing. These new rowers joined the ever-growing cadre of people on Bainbridge who have taken a step closer to...

Bainbridge Rowing Masters Solo

NEW! Saturday Morning Sculling at 9 a.m.

BIR has added a NEW Saturday morning rowing opportunity on June 9 from  9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This program is for recreational and novice rowers and is ideal for recent Learn to Row grads. Each practice will focus on technique and improving...

Men's Lightweight 4+ and Coaches with trophy - Regionals 2018

2018 Northwest Regionals Roundup & Photo Gallery

There’s nothing quite like Regionals – the annual USRowing Northwest Youth Championships. It is a study in extremes – part intense, driven regional competition with an eye toward qualifying for the national championships and part...

Windermere Cup 2018

Windermere Cup 2018: Bainbridge Masters Take Gold

Saturday, May 5, at the Windermere Cup 2018 in Seattle’s Mountlake Cut, the Bainbridge Island Rowing Men’s Masters 8+ in the 55+/65+ age category squeezed across the finish line a mere five tenths of a second before Station L Rowing...