Peter Marcus Rough Water (formerly Bellingham Rough Water)

Date : Mar 16, 2024
Start : 10:00 AM
Pre-race Meeting: 9:15 AM at CBC boat launch
Level: 3+
Distance: 5/10 mi
Director : Kevin Olney
Phone: 360.220.0247
Race Guide: 2024 PDF

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. Bathrooms are available, no showers or bubble baths…..Start and Finish will be off the Fairhaven Trailer Launch.

555 Harris Ave
Bellingham, WA  98225
United States

Race Registration

Register for the race at Pacific Multisports.

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

Sound Rowers Members: $20 per person
Non-members: $25 per person
Day of Registration: $30 per person


Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category.
Special awards for top Female, Male and Mixed finishers
Grand Barnacle of the Bay