April 21, 2005
Stanford Women's Crew packs up and heads south to race Loyola Marymount and UCLA this Saturday. After a well deserved weekend off, the Cardinal Women resume racing in Marina del Rey. In their first race of the season, the Stanford Varsity Four will kick things off at 9:15AM. This new four-some will expect a tight race from the UCLA Bruins and the Loyola Lions as they test their speed and race-day performance. The Cardinal Varsity Eight and Junior Varsity Eight will race Loyola's Varsity at 9:30.
Directions are listed below. We invite all Cardinal fans to come cheer for the crews and enjoy watching the races from start to finish in Ballona Creek.
Location: UCLA Boathouse
Racecourse: Ballona Creek
Directions: 405 Fwy North or South to 90 Fwy, the Marina del Rey Fwy. Take 90 west to Mindinao. Left onto Mindinao to Admiralty. Left to Fiji. Right on Fiji. Fiji runs into the marina, bends along Fisherman's Village, then circles back onto itself.
Accessing Boathouse: UCLA boathouse can be reached ON FOOT or BICYCLE ONLY on the day of the race. (There are a few handicapped parking spots available). At the end of Fiji, walk along the Villa Venetia access road or take the bike path from this same point. Both road and path bend right to parallel creek and go to boathouse.
Parking: Paid parking is available at Fisherman's Village; free parking is available at DOCK 52 Public Lot. Dock 52 is located 1/8 mile from intersection of Admiralty and Fiji, on Fiji, on your right as you proceed into the marina. It is approx _ mile from Dock 52 to UCLA boathouse.