The Windermere Cup returns to the Montlake Cut for the 32nd year next Saturday, May 5, with races starting at 10:20 a.m. PT. The annual spring rowing event is held in conjunction with the Seattle Yacht Club's Opening Day parade, which marks the beginning of boating season in Seattle.
Together with local police, fire and medical personnel, the boating community and team physician Dr. Henry Pelto, the UW rowing team has taken the step of establishing a thorough, but simple, plan to deal with emergencies related to cardiac incidents on large bodies of water, known as W.E.T. (Water Emergency Training)
The NCAA champion Washington women's rowing team is seeking to give a full-tuition scholarship and a roster spot to the best female athlete in the state of Washington. This opportunity is for athletes who have never seen a boat, or touched an oar.