Open Water Rowing Center hosts the 43rd annual Open Ocean Regatta on April 14, 2019. This is a coastal rowing-style challenge event, with two courses of different length and difficulty. Visit the Open Ocean Regatta page for more information!
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Diablo ‘Long’ Course: Named after Diablo Point, this is the most challenging course. The 7.6 nm Diablo Course (14 km) starts near downtown Sausalito, California. This course heads along the San Francisco Bay shore, out under the Golden Gate Bridge against an Ebb tide, to Diablo Point on the open ocean, and then back under the bridge, across San Francisco Bay to Belvedere Peninsula Point before finishing back at the Sausalito waterfront. Rowers from many clubs join OWRC regulars in the challenge of this spectacular course with unpredictable conditions–including strong tidal currents and wind. Boats on this course must be designed for open water or coastal rowing, including some bailing mechanism or open transom.
Strawberry ‘Medium’ Course: Named for the Strawberry Peninsula, the Strawberry Course is 5.3 nm (10.4 km) in more protected water, leaving from and returning to downtown Sausalito, navigating three buoyed turns to Strawberry Peninsula and back. This course can be completed in flat-water boats with favorable weather.
Visit the Open Ocean Regatta page for more information!