Nicomekl rowers get ready for Head of the River Regatta

Annual regatta set to hit South Surrey waters on Saturday afternoon

The Nicomekl Rowing Club will host the Head of the River Regatta Saturday.

The annual event, held at Blackie Spit Park, kicks off at 12:30 p.m., with the first race, followed by the second race at 3:30 p.m.

Rowing shells will be launching from Blackie Spit Park, rowing up the Nicomekl river, then rowing down the river past Blackie Spit to the Wickson Pier finish line at Crescent Beach.

For more information, visit www.nico-row.com