McCovey Cove Regatta

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The Dolphin and South End fleet of whitehalls at the beginning of the regatta- photo: Susanne Friedrich

Join us for the fifth annual McCovey Cove Open Water Regatta, April 27, 2019

Regatta Course

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The 15km course on San Francisco Bay is a round trip from Aquatic Park on the north waterfront to McCovey Cove, adjacent to the Giant’s Ballpark and back. The short course is to the Bravo Tower of the Oakland Bay Bridge and back. The Base of operations is the historic Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club boathouse at 502 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109.

The event is open to Open Water Shells, Racing Kayaks and Traditional Rowboats, preferably with sliding seats. All shells must be rated for open water rowing and include a self-bailing mechanism.

Stick around for a barbecue afterwards and enjoy a unique slice of San Francisco history.

Fees: $25/participant; $10 for lunch only.

Register now!

Please direct questions to Eric Lam (

Showers are available for participants as well as limited parking for trailers.