Humboldt Bay Rowing Association
Pacific Invite - March 25th
Departure time: Friday, March 24th no later then 4:00 pm if possible.
The trailer can't leave till after noon and we can not row on Friday.
Drivers decide when to leave.
Saturday, March 25, 2016
Team wakes up: no later then 6:00am
Team departs for race course no later then 6:45am
Coxswains Meeting: 7:00 AM
7:030 - 10:00 Lightweights Weigh in!!! - 133 lbs & 153 lbs
No Coxswain weigh ins
2 8:10 AM Womens 1x Emma - Quicksilver Lane 5
3a 8:20 AM Mens 1x Finn - Pumpkin Lane 6
16 11:00AM Womens Novice 4x+ Fiona, Sophia, Gail, Lilia (Cecilia) -ML
17 11:10 AM Mens Lightweight 2x Scott, Colton- Bridges Lane 5
Poco - Oakland Tec
19b 11:50 AM Mens Varsity 4+ Finn, Theo C, Conor, Adam (Fiona)
Gies Lane 4
23a 12:30 PM Womens 2x Cecilia, Gail - Egret Lane 6
24 12:50 PM Mens 2- Scott, Colton - Firestorm
25 1:20 PM Womens Lightweight 2x Emma, Fiona - Bridges
26a 1:30 PM Mens 2x Conor, Adam - Egret Lane 5
26b 1:40 PM Mens 2x b Theo C., Finn - Poco Lane 5
28 2:00 PM Womens 4x Fiona, Gail, Cecila, Lilia - Believe
30 2:20 PM Mens 4x Scott, Adam, Finn, Colton - Redd
Map of the course - also to the right of screen check it out!! - you may have to open with a different viewer then what pops up - button should be to the upper right of window.
The course will be 1750m. There will be a buoy line the separates lanes 3 and 4.
Drop Off: Cars and buses should pull over and drop rowers off at the bus pad on Skyline Drive, just past the intersection of Harding. No cars and are allowed on Harding Road. All spaces are reserved for Regatta host use and emergency access.
Car Parking: Visitors may park in the lot of Pomeroy Center (207 Skyline Boulevard, San Francisco), approximately one block away. Overflow parking is also available in the Lake Merced lot located at Lake Merced and Sunset Boulevards. There is a footpath from this lot, across a bridge, and through the golf course to the Regatta location
Entry Fee: $61per person ($1160)
Trailer Fee: $40per person ($300 for truck +bridge toll ($20) + gas($200))
Coaching Fee: $15 per person ($200)
Hotel Fee: $50 per person (600)
Food: $10 per person (this will cover race day food only, please bring money for dinner on both nights)
Final cost per person: $190 for everyone except Finn, and Emma are 210 due to the single entry
Carpools: (totally not set in stone)
Syndi: Scott, Lilia, Cecilia, Fiona
Jennifer: Colton, Finn, Emma, Theo C.
Truck: Conor, Adam, Sophia - Leaving at noon
Holiday Inn Express San Francisco-Airport North
373 South Airport Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Kids are sharing beds, so bring sleeping bags if you’re not into that
There will be a team meeting at the hotel (around 9:00pm). Lights out by 10:00 pm or when you arrive.
The best of behavior is expected at all times by rowers (and parents). You represent HBRA!
Black spandex shorts or racing uni (novice racing shirts are provided),
Long sleeve shirt to row in (if its cold),
Extra snack food (like an emergency granola bar - never leave home without it when you are an athlete)
Water Bottle (also never leave home without it)
Your fantastic and easy going attitude! GO HBRA!
Race Course: 1 Harding Park Road, San Francisco CA 94132
From Eureka to Course:
Take 101 S
Follow US-101 S to Veterans Blvd in San Francisco. Take exit 438 from US-101 S
Continue on Veterans Blvd.
Take Park Presidio Blvd, 19th Ave
Right on Sloat Blvd to Harding Rd.
As you get to the end of Sloat you will stay left and turn on to Harding road
The entrance will be on the left and will be between the two lakes. The lake to the right (South) is the one we will be racing on.
To HOTEL from Eureka:
Take 101 South, go across the Golden Gate Bridge (don’t stop for toll ...electronic payments now). If you like taking 101 South through San Francisco you are on your own from here. Take exit 438 (Highway 1 South/19th Avenue/Golden Gate Parkway). Continue on 19th Avenue all the way through town, until you hit Highway 1/280 South. Get onto Highway 280 SOUTH, continue on I-280 south for about 8 miles, take the 101N / I-380 E exit/interchange toward SFO, continue on I-380 for about a mile, staying left. Take the US 101 N exit on the left toward SF/North Access Road/Airport Blvd, keep left, follow signs for North Access/South Airport Blvd. Turn Left onto South Airport Blvd. Holiday Inn Express will be on right.
Holiday Inn Express SFO (North) 373 South Airport Blvd. South San Francisco, CA 94080
TO LAKE MERCED FROM HOTEL: (~12+ miles)
Get on the US 101 N ramp (just south of hotel), and merge onto I-380W via ramp on left toward I- 280/San Bruno (less than two miles)
Merge onto I-280, via exit 5A toward San Francisco /Daly City
Continue on I-280 until exit to Junipero Serra Blvd (EXIT 49A toward Daly City),
Continue on Junipero Serra Blvd until you
Turn left onto John Daly Blvd. Continue on John Daly until you hit CA 35/Skyline (Take a right).
Drive on Skyline until it curves right around Lake Merced (do NOT veer left onto the Great Highway). Take a right onto Harding, into the Park. Ask to allow rowers to dump off (with the stuff they will need for the day). You will then need to go park outside of the park/regatta area...taking a right back onto Skyline and taking first left onto Zoo road where there is usually some parking behind the Zoo.
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.