Humboldt Bay Rowing Association
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.
- 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
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.
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
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.