Buzzards Bay Open Water Challenge Set for June 1, 2013

The Buzzards Bay Rowing Club will host its 6th annual “Buzzards Bay Open Water Challenge” (formerly known as Row for the Bay) on Saturday, June 1, at 10:00 a.m. in support of the Seamen’s Bethel in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The event is open to kayaks, canoes, row boats, dories, gigs and whaleboats.

Registration for the 3-mile race, which will begin and end at Fort Taber Park in New Bedford, begins at 8:30 a.m., the day of the race. To pre-register, visit the Buzzards Bay Rowing Club website by clicking here or call (508-961-5955).

The entry fee is $20 per person and includes water, juice, fruit and refreshments for rowers at the end of the race. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 registered rowers. Awards will be presented to winners in various categories of craft including kayaks, sculls, coxed boats and rowboats.

For registration form and directions CLICK HERE.


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