by Geoff Jarvis
The 2015 Martin Marine Round Bowen Race on June 13 was one of the best in memory for good reasons. A circumnavigation of an island (18nm racecourse), sunshine and breeze, free moorage on the island all weekend, and free beverages courtesy of Tito’s Vodka and Steam Whistle Brewing.
In all, 129 boats registered for what is the largest single start event in the Pacific Northwest.
Bowen Island is just 15 minutes ferry ride away from downtown Vancouver, and less than two hours away by sailboat from 25 yacht clubs littered around Vancouver and the Gulf Islands. In its 27th year this year, the event has become a must-do event for many.
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