West Sacramento Rowing races Scheduled for October 12th from 8:00am to 1:00pm
River City Rowing Club (RCRC) in West Sacramento will host Head of the Port, in which over 25 rowing clubs from across California will compete in a series of 5-kilometer rowing reces (called headraces) on subday, October 12. Racing will run from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Port of West Sacramento.
The competitive rowing races are held in the Deep Water Shipping Channel in West Sacramento. Crews will launch their boats and return to the host club, RCRC. Headraces are long-distance races where competitiors start one after another in intervals and compete both against the clock and each other. The winner in each event is the crew with the fastest time, but rowers are also trying hard to pass boats that started ahead of them while avoiding being caught from behind.