UFV rowers Stephen Wall (front) and Kyle Krahn.

UFV rowers Stephen Wall (front) and Kyle Krahn.

UFV rowers to host regatta

Head of the Fort takes place on the Bedford Channel in Fort Langley on Saturday (March 7)

The University of the Fraser Valley rowing club will host its seventh annual regatta – Head of the Fort – on the Bedford Channel in Fort Langley on Saturday (March 7).

The public is invited to attend the 6.5-kilometre racing event that includes junior, university and Masters crews

There will be three launches during the regatta – 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The event is put on by the UFV varsity team rowers and organizers say the  bridge over the Bedford Channel is a good vantage point to watch the races.

The field will be comprised of local rowing clubs.