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New Boat Named for Julia

"The Julia Burke" is one of the fastest boats made today and was undefeated its first season. It was funded by donors to the Julia Burke Memorial Fund at the Oakland Strokes, and our Foundation.

The Oakland Strokes new boathouse, proudly flying the Julia flag!

Julia Burke Memorial Trophy

Pictured below is the memorial trophy for the US Southwest Rowing Championships, donated by the Oakland Strokes.

The Julia Burke Crew The Julia Burke Foundation Boat Dedication The Julia Burke Foundation Memorial Trophy

The Oakland Strokes rowing club, for which Julia was a coxswain, established The Julia Burke Trophy, which is presented to the club that has the winning junior varsity 8-man boat at the US Rowing Southwest Regional Junior Championships held in May of each year. The recipients of this perpetual trophy have been:

1998 -- Oakland Strokes, Oakland, California
1999 -- Oakland Strokes, Oakland, California
2000 -- Marin Rowing Association, Larkspur, California
2001 -- Marin Rowing Association, Larkspur, California
2002 -- Marin Rowing Association, Larkspur, California
2003 -- Marin Rowing Association, Larkspur, California
2004 -- Marin Rowing Association, Larkspur, California
2005 -- Marin Rowing Association, Larkspur, California
2006 -- St. Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco, California
2007 -- St. Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco, California
2008 -- Newport Aquatic Center, Newport Beach, California
2009 -- Newport Aquatic Center, Newport Beach, California
2010 -- Newport Aquatic Center, Newport Beach, California
2011 -- Marin Rowing Association, Greenbrae, California
2012 -- Marin Rowing Association, Greenbrae, California
2013 -- Marin Rowing Association, Greenbrae, California
2014 -- Marin Rowing Association, Greenbrae, California
2015 -- Oakland Strokes, Oakland, California
2016 -- Oakland Strokes, Oakland, California
2017 --

We have also been pleased to support rowing activities at Michigan State University, Amherst College in Massachusetts, and Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania.