Fundraising challenge!

Westech Roofing and Bay View Materials are partnering to sponsor the East Bay Rowing Club master’s men and Oakland Tech juniors in the purchase of a new (to us, that is) 8+ racing shell to share. This gift totals $10,000! One donor offers this donation challenge: If we can raise $2,500 over the next 30 days, the donor will…


RECAP: Wine Country Rowing Classic

East Bay Rowing Club kicked off its 2014 fall racing season with a strong showing at the Wine Country Rowing Classic in Petaluma, California, on Sunday, October 5. EBRC fielded a variety of masters men’s, women’s, and mixed boats and rowed to victory in the men’s 8+, women’s novice 8+, and men’s pair.

Women's Masters Workshop August 2014

Women masters enjoy expert coaching workshops

Periodically, our Women Masters team enjoys special rowing skills workshops with some of the best coaches in the country. Last spring, two boats of mostly advanced women’s team members participated in a great two-day workshop with renowned coach Mayrene Earl. Just recently, Saturday August 17, 2014, two boats of mostly intermediate rowers spent a day…

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M LWT 1x B : The Recap

Well, I’ve had some time to digest (Both figuratively and literally. Immediately after the race I had a 5 cheese penne pasta, blackened grouper, 3 beers and ice cream. Today, I don’t have to be lightweight!) my race experience. I learned a lot and, thankfully, met all my goals and expectations of myself. The morning…

Hey Hey! (the other) East Bay!

A Humid Lesson in Patience

Well, my race rituals have begun. If you’ve ever observed me closely at a regatta, you may notice that I eat & drink & do things habitually the same way almost at the same time. I got my various drinks, post weigh-in foods (sans a treat I can only get at home) & even attempted…

A sunny place for shady people.

Master’s Nationals : Life in the FLA

I arrived in Tampa & drove down to Sarasota after a stunning red-eye ride from SFO. Decent travels (sleep on a plane is never deep and always uncomfy). Landed at my crash pad for the week, a shrunk down condo version of the Golden Girls house complete with a Patrick Nagel hanging on the wall…

Learn to Row

EBRC Learn to Row Day : July 20th

Come one, come all down to the boat house on Saturday, the 20th of July for our second Learn to Row (LTR) of the Summer. We’re going to be going over standard rowing terminology, proper use of a land rower aka ergometer, take some strokes on the Oakland Estuary and learn all about the sport.…