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OWRC Regatta Preparation and Clinics

Preparation for our Regatta is happening. Our Regatta is ready to sign up online 

Open Ocean Regatta

Our Open Water Regatta occurs on Sunday 9 April 2017.

If you are rowing the long course, we suggest reviewing the Rough Water Technique Document.

Rough Water Technique

We have useful clinics for Regatta Preparation:

Fundamentals Clinic with Coach Ellen

This clinic is for novice to intermediate scullers; the emphasis is on refining technique as well as exploring Richardson Bay. Limited to 4 participants. $25 per session plus shell use or, for members, $200/10 sessions plus shell use.

Tuesdays: 7:45am-9:15am

Coached Workout with Coach Chris

This clinic emphasizes technique, strength and speed training for intermediate to advanced scullers.  Technique drills and training “pieces”  build speed and endurance. $25 per session plus shell use or, for members, $200/10 sessions plus shell use.

Wednesdays: 8:00am-9:30am

Thursdays: 8:00am-9:30am

The following photos are from 12 February 2017 at the Golden Gate Bridge North Tower.

Sculling Shell Storage Available

At OWRC, we have two boathouses with space for single shells. We offer indoor, secure housing. In addition, the amenities include docks for launch, showers and staff for assistance. If you are looking for monthly, quarterly or annual storage you may contact us at 415.332.1091 or owrc@owrc.com QUARTERLY SHELL STORAGE Mary Elizabeth Stone Boathouse-wall/rolling rack… Continue Reading

Results for 2016 Open Ocean Regatta and 2017 date

2017 OPEN OCEAN REGATTA DATE – SUNDAY APRIL 9th If you are curious about training for our 2017 regatta; check out the results posted here from the 40th Open Ocean Regatta which occurred April 17, 2016!  48 boats were on the 2 courses, and with the excellent conditions times on both courses were fast. 2016… Continue Reading

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

WINTER HOURS (start 12/5)

Weekdays 7 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Weekends 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CLOSED – Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.


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

Weekends: 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 

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