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The 2016 Open Ocean Regatta – Sunday, April 17

40th Annual Open Ocean Regatta


Photo credit: JD Durst, Dolphin Club

Wonderful conditions for the 40th Open Ocean Regatta!  48 boats were on the 2 courses, and with the excellent conditions times on both courses were fast. 2016 Open Ocean Results  Compare with last year, when conditions weren’t so benign: Open Ocean 2015 Results.

A photographer from row2k was on the course that goes out the Gate to Pt. Diablo; photos are at Open Water Regatta link under April 11-17 in the row2k gallery


Welcome to OWRC

Welcome to the Open Water Rowing Center in Sausalito. Since 1985, rowers from OWRC have been keeping fit and enjoying this remarkable natural setting. There is no better exercise and no better place to do it. Learning is easier than you think. Make this the year that you become an open water rower!


Dockmaster's Log


Weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Weekends 7 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Weekends: Club shells go out on the hour; private shells on the half hour.

Weekdays: Club shells go out on the half hour; private shells on the hour.

Call (415-332-1091) to reserve club shells; definitely call if you need to cancel a reservation.


OWRC Dockcam (NEW!)

Shows water conditions from our marina north to Strawberry Point

Sausalito Yacht Club Webcam

Use Spinnaker view for Richardson Bay, Trident view for water off downtown Sausalito, Alcatraz view for San Francisco Bay.

Sausalito Yacht Club Weather Station