Mid-morning Saturday and the day is a bit nasty.
Not an excellent spring day to enjoy.
He was referring to all the team tents.
Not the umbrellas.
Then, I realized it must be the high school rowing meet.
I assume it is the Chicago Greater Regional Rowing Championships, but I didn’t get a shot of the sign this year.
The weather was not as windy this year as last year.
I didn’t see the start of any races yesterday, but you can see from the photo below that last year the boats had a difficult time lining up at the West End.
No where near as good weather as two years ago when it was held April 9th, as you can see below.
When we returned about 12:30, the rain had pretty much stopped.
We found the best view was empty.
Maybe it’ll bring in enough to keep the dues from going up.
Well, it’s not a beach anymore. There’s still sand.
says the sign.
That’s where I took these photos of the race from the completely empty boat docks.
I have no idea who won the races I took.
I know I got better pictures last year.
And better information.
This time the most interesting thing came from a boat rowing to the starting line at the West End of Crystal Lake.
came the amplified voice.
He repeated it several times.
The guys looked at me when I yelled, “Whose butt is wet?”
But I didn’t get an answer.
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All photos can be enlarged by clicking on them.