Well it is that time of year again but this year it is special. 25 years ago John Jacobi was wanting to get more involved in the local community. He new of this race put on by the UW and wanted to know if it was sponsored. Hear what John had to say about it.
The University of Washington and Windermere Real Estate Company are excited to host the crews of Cambridge University, Stanford University and the University of Oklahoma for the 25th annual Windermere Cup races to be held on Saturday, May 7, on Lake Washington.
The races are held as part of the celebration of Seattle’s Opening Day of Boating Season and are followed by the Seattle Yacht Club’s Opening Day Boat Parade. More than 700 rowers compete in this prestigious event, which culminates with the women’s and men’s Windermere Cup races.
Following the races, fans are invited to join the regatta champions for an awards ceremony and presentation of the Windermere Cup Trophy at the Conibear Shellhouse.
Admission to the event is free. Viewing is available on the shores of the Montlake Cut, or by boats anchored to a log boom in Lake Washington. Please see the information on the relevant pages.