Bellingham Rough Water

Race Suspended

Start : TBA
Level: 3+
Distance: 5/10 mi
Registration opens: 8:00 AM
Meeting: 9:30 AM
Director : Peter Marcus
Phone: 360.739.2257

Getting to the Start

Take I-5 exit 250 (from the North or South), head West, continue through the light on 12th Street, follow the 90 degree curve to the right, continue until you come to Harris Avenue. Turn left, approximate 1/2 mile down Harris, turn right into Fairhaven Trailer Launch Parking. Registration will open at 8:15am. Bathrooms are available, no showers or bubble baths…..Start and Finish will be off the Fairhaven Trailer Launch.

Race Registration

Pre-register online to make race day registration much easier on your race director and volunteers.

Click here to register

Bonus – Free race T-shirts to first fifty registrations! Go!

Race Course

Course is set each year based on weather conditions. Generally, a two loop long course and a one loop short course on Bellingham Bay, approximately 5 miles per loop. Conditions CAN BE a three on a scale of one to three. Lifejackets are required to be WORN, leashes recommended. Open to OCs, SUPs, HPKs, Kayaks, and Rowers. (remember, this can be rough water, be prepared!)

Entry Fees

$20.00 Sound Rowers Members
$25.00 Non-members
($2.00 dollars off if you wear a Marine VHF!)


Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category.