Humboldt Bay Rowing Association

Eureka, CA

Head of the American - Saturday October 28th



Current News: A very straight course, good for testing all out raw speed.  This is a hugely over-subscribed regatta.  It is neat to see all of the boats and competitors but it is very, very crowded.


Fees are $150 per rower


Departure time: Friday October 28th, 8:00 am - you will need to miss school for this one so that we can practice on the course on Friday.

Event Schedule:




- Friday - depart early - 8:00am

- 2:00pm - arrive at race course, rig boats and practice down course

- Head to Hotel by about 5:30/6:00

- Eat next to Hotel - there several restaurants right next door.

- Team meeting by 9:00 at the Hotel (location TBD)

- sleep by 10:00 PM


Saturday - wake up at 6:00am

- Depart by 6:30

- Coxswains meeting at 7:15 am

- Races should be finished by about 3:00pm.  Rowers can leave once the trailer is loaded.




Scott (truck):  Quinn

Aimee -  Seth, Nathan, Colton

Caroline - Fiona, Emma, Finn, Scott

Cassie - Cecilia, Lilia, Cece

Jennifer - Coming Late on Friday - Can take Colton home


Venue Address:

Parking is $10 on Friday and drop off only on Saturday.  Additional parking will be off site with a bus that can bring you to the course.  Off site parking is also $10


Lake Natoma, Nimbus Flat State Park, Gold River, CA 95670


Directions from Highway 50: Heading West from Lake Tahoe or East from Sacramento or San Francisco take the Hazel Ave. (Exit 21). Go North onto Hazel Ave. Make the first right hand turn in to Nimbus Flats California State Park. Or if lot if full follows signs to overflow parking.


Directions from Highway 80: Heading West from Auburn or east from North Sacramento take the Sierra College Blvd. exit (in the City of Rocklin) and turn South on Sierra College Blvd. In about 6 miles Sierra College Blvd. becomes Hazel Ave., continue South through the town of Orangevale and finally across the American River. The first left after the river is the Aquatic Center. The entrance to Nimbus Flat is a small left hand turn pocket after the Gold Country Blvd. /Nimbus Rd signal. Make the next left into the Nimbus Flats California State Park. Or if lot is full follow signs to overflow parking.


Friday Parking:


I would try across the street from the venue but their is this lot available with transportation to the site.

2300 Mine Shaft Lane, Rancho Cordova, CA


Saturday Parking:


11971 Foundation Pl, Gold River, CA 95670





Holiday Inn Express & Suites El Dorado Hills

4360 Town Center Boulevard

El Dorado Hills, CA 95762


Directions to the Hotel:  Past the race course on Highway 50 to exit 30A, right on Latrobe Blvd, Left on Town Center Blvd, it will be on your left hand side.




Parents 1: Scott, Syndi, Aimee, Cassie


Boys 1: Scott, Finn, Nathan, Seth, Quinn, Colton

Boys 2: Cecilia, Fiona, Emma, Cece, Lilia




Schedule:  Full  schedule


01    8:45 Mens Jr 4x                                            Finn, Quinn, Colton, Scott - Believe  Bow 3


04    9:03 Womens Jr 2x                                      Fiona, Emma - Bridges    Bow 47

                                                                                Cecilia, Cece - Egret         Bow 36


21    11:10 Mens Jr 1x                                          Scott - Pumpkin - Bow 251

                                                                                Seth - Silver  - bow 256


22    11:15 Mens Open 2-                                    Finn, Nathan - Poco Bow 264


32    12:26 Womens Jr 4x                                    Cecilia A., Fiona, Lilia, Emma - Believe bow 417


38    1:56 Mens Jr 2x                                            Quinn, Colton - Egret  Bow 485

                                                                                Nathan, Seth - Bridges  Bow 493



What to Bring:

Prepare for wind and rain but don't forget your sunglasses and hats too.





Truck Rental:            $250

Truck Gas:                 $200

Hotel:                         $600 for four 2Q rooms

Entry Fees:                Eights $140.00, Fours $76.00, Quads $76.00, Doubles/Pairs $54.00, Singles $35.00



Total per person: $150







Humboldt Bay Rowing Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of rowing for community members of all ages and abilities. HBRA is located in the Adorni Center and the HSU Boathouse on the Eureka Waterfront. Please call 707.677.3214 for further information.