Squaxin Island


Date: June 4, 2022.
Start: 11:00 AM (10 AM for anyone requiring 3+ hours)
Level: 2
Distance: 13 miles
Meeting: 10:15 AM, early start 9:30 AM
Director : Rod Sternagel
Phone: 206-387-1637

Getting to the Start

  • Take I5 (from north or south) to exit 105 (ignore GPS-app instructions to take earlier exit unless you want to possibly save a minute while making several turns).
  • Off freeway, follow signs to Port of Olympia
  • From I5 South, you will be put directly onto Plum Street
  • From I5 North, you will make a few curls (stay to the right) before turning left at the light to put you onto Plum Street
  • Once on Plum Street, there are no turns for 7.5 miles (Plum changes to East Bay Drive and then to Boston Harbor Rd)
  • Turn right at stop sign to stay on Boston Harbor Rd
  • Turn left at stop sign onto 73rd Ave
  • Boston Harbor Marina and launch ramp on the right in a couple of blocks
  • Dirt lot for car-toppers on the left
  • Paved WDFW lot (with restroom) for cars with trailers on the left (Discover Pass required)
  • Dirt lot on right next to ramp for a few car-toppers (requires a Discover Pass)
  • Staging on beach on marina side of launch ramp (private beach on other side of ramp)

Race Registration

Click here to register

Race Course

Start/finish line off Dofflemyer Point at lighthouse
Cross Dana Passage to Squaxin Island
Clockwise around island
Return from island across Dana Passage
The island is private tribal land — do not go ashore unless it is an emergency!
Take a quick tour of the race course

Course Record

New course – every category winner will set a course record!

Entry Fees

Online Registration: $5/boat PLUS $15 for each Sound Rowers Member and $20 for each non-member
Day of Race: $5/boat PLUS $20 for each Sound Rowers Member and $25 for each non-member

Post Race

Awards and good eatings of some sort.
Snack Shack at marina with good menu in case you want extra