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  • 2 Aug 2016 3:00 PM | Anonymous

    Bowen crew: Leslie, Kevin, Peter, Michael, Annette, Fabio, Jenn, Angie

    "How do coastal rowers think?" you may wonder. Well, it goes a little like this;

    Crew1 "Hey, does anyone wanna go to Bowen, I heard there’s a race that will accept rowers?"

    Crew2 "Sure, let’s do it. How far is it?"

    Crew1 "Well it can’t be that far, it’s only a little island after all."

    Crew2,3,4 "I’m in, me too, me three."

    Crew1 "Who will cox?"

    Crew 2,3,4 "Angie will. Just don’t tell her it’s for a race."

    Angie "Hi guys what are you all talking about?"

    Crew all "Hi Angie, wanna go to Bowen for a beer?"

    Thats how it all starts, a group of people who say yes, and then figure out the details. The Salish Sea launched a coxed quad and a men’s double into the Race Around Bowen - a 32 km race featuring surf ski, kayak, sup and 2 rowing boats. The weather was perfect, the water ranged from 4 ft ferry wake, to 3 ft chop, back eddies and even some dead flat zones. The fine folk of Bowen welcomed us at the finish with a salmon BBQ, prizes and the coldest, bestest beer in the world! We will be back next year. Just don’t tell Angie.

  • 1 Jun 2016 4:06 PM | Anonymous

    JSCA WaveChaser Paddle Series got off to a lightning start last Thursday – literally! 

    Our own Michael Stephen was mid race when….

    ‘I was 4th, and nearly around the 5 km marker (1/2 way) when they cancelled the race due to lightning.  It sure would be fun to have other rowing shells on the water next time–the whole Salish fleet would be awesome.’

    Register on our events page for the next WaveChaser Event on June 9th!

    This Photo was taken in 2014 but last week Michael was lonely as the only rower in the JSCA WaveChaser Paddle Event past week! Join him at the next WaveChaser event!

  • 1 Jun 2016 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    On May 14th, 2016, Jericho Sailing Centre hosted it’s Annual Open House.  The weather was perfect, member clubs, their members, JSCA staff and volunteers were all there in fine form to highlight all she had to offer.

    And so were we!  Thank you to everyone who came to help, promoted, lifted, oared, and sipped to support SSCRC!   Thank you!

    JSCA Open House and SSCRC Guest trials!

  • 10 Apr 2016 4:16 PM | Anonymous

    Curious about the sport of Coastal Rowing? Want to try out those bigger boats built for bigger waves? Then come and play with us in our first ever Open House at the Salish Sea Coastal Rowing Club.


    Saturday May 14th 2016


    at the Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St.

    We will be waiting for you near the rental hut at the east end of the compound. We will be wearing orange and happy smiles. look for our club flag.

    About the day:

    This event is available only for adults (18+) who already know how to row and can swim.

    Come dressed to row, with shoes to wear in the boat. It is a wet launch. If you have a pfd, then bring it, if not we will loan you one.

    You might want to bring a change of clothes so that you can clean up and enjoy a cold beverage on our patio. bring sun gear.

    To reserve your seat, send us an email. Limited space available.

    Come Coastal with us!

  • 11 Mar 2016 4:19 PM | Anonymous

    We had a blast rowing to False Creek and showing off the Bella Bella quad to our fellow rowers at the Head of the Creek regatta. The coastal quad is a bigger boat than the racing shells at the regatta, but can easily handle the big winds and waves that kicked up that day, causing havoc for some, and fun for the our crew!

    Sometimes the water is a little deeper than you expect right Carol?

    Our big blue flag tells you that Salish Sea rowers are nearby playing with the sea.

    We wear the Salish Sea orange for pride and visibility.

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