Traffic to the Start
Boats will launch off south side of dock and proceed down the Shrewsbury shore (see map).
Due to ongoing contsruction on the Route 9 bridge, the travel to start traffic pattern through the bridge will be announced at the coxswain's meeting.
Proceed carefully through Narrows. There will be a marshal stationed at Narrows to indicate if it is safe to proceed.
Boats warming up must allow racing crews precedence at Narrows.
Failure to follow instructions from the marshal at the Narrows will result in a 60 second penalty.
After Narrows, stay to the left of the Islands and proceed until last Island.
Do not go beyond second lake narrowing into South Bay.
A marshal will gather crews at this point and redirect them back up the Worcester Shore towards the Start.
Keep buoys on starboard side at all times.
Due to ongoing contsruction on the Route 9 bridge, the racing traffic pattern through the bridge will be announced at the coxswain's meeting.
Participants not passing between the finish line buoys are subject to disqulification from the race.
Boats must row clear of the finish area and proceed up to the RT 290 Bridge before crossing the lake and returning to dock on the north side of the dock.