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!

OWRC News and Announcements

The 2015 Open Ocean Regatta

Start fo the Open Ocean Regatta

Racers group for the start for the Open Ocean Regatta

2015 Open Ocean Regatta

The 2015 Open Ocean Regatta – and celebration of OWRC’s 30th year! – is set for Sunday, April 19. Make sure to put this great event on your 2015 calendar. Detailed regatta information will be posted in February. For general questions, contact OWRC at 415-332-1091 or owrc@owrc.com

March Rough Water Clinic

Rough Water Clinic – Saturday, March 21, 2015

Stefan Benton, who’s been coaching and racing successfully on open water for over two decades, will lead a Rough Water Clinic on Saturday, March 21st from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Only 6 spaces are available, so if you’ve wanted to take this special clinic give us a call (415-332-1091) or email to sign up. Cost is $95 per person, plus shell use for non-members.

¬†If you’re not sure you’re ready for the Rough Water Clinic, talk with one of the OWRC coaches or staff; they can help assess your readiness and offer some suggestions as to how to prepare for this clinic.

Handling sloppy water with a grin - it can be done!

Handling sloppy water with a grin – it can be done!

Dock Master's Log

Boathouse Hours/Current Water Conditions

January through April Hours

Weekdays 7:00 am to 1:30 pm

Weekends 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Call to reserve boats, and definitely call if you need to cancel a reservation.

Current Water Conditions 

Sausalito Yacht Club Webcam

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