Sprint Season Closes on a High Note

July 16th was the last race of the sprint seasons for our Master’s program and we’re thrilled to report it ended with lots of bling. Continue reading…

EBRC P(row)file: Jose Vergara

Meet Jose Vergara, Club Team. Jose is a regular at erg practices so he’s in the boathouse nearly everyday of the week. Originally from Brazil, Jose is known for his commitment to rowing and the team while running a successful immigration law practice. Read on to find out more about him.
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East Bay Rowing Club on TV!

National Learn to Row Day is one of the most important days in the calendar for the East Bay Rowing Club. The 2017 edition did not disappoint, with a sold out event, a boathouse full of rowers, and a slightly overcast day that made midday rowing a little more forgiving.

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Learn To Row: June 2017

Don’t miss this chance to try something new! Join us for National Learn To Row day on Saturday, June 3. And register for our popular 7-session Learn To Row Program. Space is limited in both.

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Oakland’s Creek to Bay Day, 2016

Ten EBRC volunteers supported Oakland’s Creek to Bay Day after the women’s team practice on Saturday, September 17. Continue reading…

Learn To Row, #RowToRio edition

August 3-13: Watch Team USA row for gold in Rio de Janeiro.

August 14-28: Grab an oar and learn to row with EBRC! Continue reading…

Curt Frank

Curt’s rowing career began at UC Berkeley; after college, he came back to compete at the masters level and contribute to club leadership, first with Lake Merritt Rowing Club and then with Capital Rowing Club in Washington, D.C.

In 1999, Curt began his bicoastal coaching career with LMRC. After moving to the east coast to pursue graduate studies, Curt started as an assistant coach, and later became the head coach, for the University of Maryland, College Park’s Women’s Team. In this capacity, he focused on building the startup team, raising funds to acquire equipment, and building a team competitive with their local and regional competition. While at University of Maryland, he also trained and mentored student and assistant coaches. In the same timeframe, Curt coached Capital’s Club AM and novice sweep programs, founded Capital’s Club PM sweep program, and coached masters and youth summer programs at Thompson’s Boat Center.

As Curt finished his graduate studies and transitioned to professional life, he became involved with an annual Learn To Row event for WeCanRowDC, a breast cancer survivors group in Washington, D.C.; he returns to coach this unique program each year.

Fast forward a decade and Curt has returned to his passion. At EBRC he is pleased to serve as the club’s executive director, women’s head coach, and assistant youth coach.

Monday Motivation


Back at it this week!

Monday Motivation


I met a solid rowing friend, and asked about the race,
“How fared it with your wind,” I said, “when stroke increased the pace? Continue reading…

EBRC P(row)file: Jen

Nov 4: Jen, Val, Carla, and Allison
2015 nov4+: Jen, Val, Carla, and Allison

Q: When did you start rowing, and why?

A: I came in as a complete novice in 2014. Continue reading…