Category Archives: Events

OK, so that was a funky afternoon

OK, so that was a funky afternoon. Zonia and Ray both flipped in their singles. Ray before the start and Zonia during the race. Jules was not allowed to start in her single because she had some difficulty and the official insisted on starting the race before she could line up and would not let…

Today was a great day with an exciting finish to finish

A good day for OIR at Regionals today. I am very proud of everybody on the Orcas team. Bailey was up at 5 with Sam helping prepare breakfast. Everybody that raced tried their best and pushed themselves all the way to the finish line. The very last race of the day had a very exciting…

OIR is off to Regionals tomorrow (Thursday): wish us luck!

The junior team and coaches are off to Vancouver, WA tomorrow (Thursday) for the NW Regional Regatta. It is an intense 3 day event. OIR has as many as 29 races if we make all the finals. Many of these events are qualifiers for US Nationals. So send us your good thoughts and watch the…

Orcas Island Rowing Dedicates New Rowing Shell to Al Ulbrickson Jr.

Orcas Island Rowing Club is going to dedicate and name their new quad rowing shell after the late Al Ulbrickson Jr. Full page article here.

Go to Island Markey NOW, watch the end of Orcas Rowing’s 24 hour row and get your car washed!

The Orcas Island Rowing team has been rowing on a machine outside the Island Market in Eastsound continuously since non on Friday. They are in the last 3 hours and will finish at noon today (Saturday). Go cheer them on. They are also running a car wash at Key bank these last three hours. So…

A few photos by Liz Clark from the beginning of the 24 hour row…..

Here are the results and times for Orcas Island rowers

Max and Sam Blackadar took first place in the parent child 2x event with a time of: 22:10.031 Tina brown was rowing in a women’s masters 8+ the took 3rd place in their event with a raw time of : 21:29.625 The Exhibition quad which was nominally rowing in the men’s junior varsity 4x+ event…

Orcas Island Rowing is off to Late Stevens for the Bulltrout regatta

OIR is off to Lake Stevens for the Bulltrout regatta on Saturday morning. We will be leaving the Island on the 5:10 p.m. ferry on Friday.

Orcas Island Rowing’s “Headless Head Regatta ” this Sunday September 30th

Orcas Island Rowing (OIR) club will be holding their local fall rowing regatta “The Headless Head” on Sunday September 30th. The action takes place on Cascade Lake in Moran State Park. Boats launch and the finish line if near the OIR boathouse at the south end of the lake. This is earlier than the usual…