Head of the Charles Regatta

Head of the Charles and Head of the Gorge Regattas 2016

Head of the Charles and Head of the Gorge Regattas 2016

Vashon Island Rowing Club’s Juniors were divided last weekend, with regattas on opposite sides of the continent, traveling internationally, and with additional rowers in the mix from a visiting German rowing team. Despite the distance and logistics of all that, the team brought home a […]

Head of the Charles and American Lake Regattas 2015

Head of the Charles and American Lake Regattas 2015

The 51st Head of the Charles Regatta was held in Boston this past weekend and with over two thousand boats and ten thousand rowers it is one of the world’s largest.  A cool Saturday with strong head winds facing the rowers morphed into the first […]

Momentous Showing at Head of the Charles 2014

Momentous Showing at Head of the Charles 2014

The 50th anniversary of the largest rowing regatta in the world witnessed best ever results for Vashon’s junior, masters and recent alumni crew members.  Starting in a wide and exposed tidal basin the course heads up river increasingly twisty and narrowing as it goes.  With […]

Head of the Charles Regatta 2012

Head of the Charles Regatta 2012

VIRC sent five boats to compete at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, MA on October 20 and 21.  The invitational is the largest regatta expo in the world, drawing thousands of rowers from around the globe and nearly 300,000 spectators. Vashon was […]