Martin Marine Round Bowen Race

The Round Bowen Race is our most popular event. There are normally 100+ plus boats registered, and with only 1 start, makes it one of the largest single starts on the west coast. The race involves the circumnavigation of Bowen island and takes place on the 2nd Saturday in June. The race begins at 10:00am PDT, and the latest finishing time is 17:30 PDT same day. Included with registration is Friday/Saturday rafting moorage at Union Steam Ship Marina, where the results and awards are given.

Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Lang Vineyards providing host bar for skippers Friday evening.

Saturday evening there will be a BBQ with a live band.

Entry fee: $65.00/$55.00 if registered before June 1 2017.


  • Div 1 PHRF < 60
  • Div 2 PHRF 60 – 99
  • Div 3 PHRF 100 – 174
  • Div 7 PHRF 175 – 275
  • Martin 242
  • Multihull
  • Cruising

Race Schedule

  • June 10 2017 – 10:00 PDT

RBR Notice of Race

RBR Sailing Instruction

RBR Registration

RBR Boats


Round Bowen Poster

RBR results overall

RBR results division