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Connecting fathers and their children to the ocean.

Learn to catch and cook fish, and commune with each other.

OpenWaters Foundation is a dedicated to connecting fathers and, father figures to connect with their child(red) between the ages of 15-17 using deep sea fishing experiences. Through these excursions, fathers and their child(ren) can experience the ocean and build a healthy relationship. OpenWater believes that fathers are key teachers to their child(ren) emotional, social, mental and well-being. These valuable trips assist fathers to spend quality time with their child(ren) and increase their connectedness to each other.

OpenWaters operates year-round providing open water, deep sea fishing experiences. Most trips occur during spring to early fall months. OpenWaters helps send fathers, families, and children from various non-profit organizations on free deep sea fishing excursions

OpenWaters operates out of Los Angeles area and provides enriching deep sea fishing experiences from various ocean landings covering Los Angeles county to Orange county. Fishing trips are on U.S Coast Guard licensed fishing charter boats.

Ricardo Lopez, MSW

Ricardo Lopez, MSW

Program Director

Fathers are key teachers to their child(ren) emotional, social, mental and well-being. Our trips assist fathers to spend quality time with their child(ren) and increase their connectedness to each other.

Ricardo Diaz

Ricardo Diaz

Renowned Chef

Led by Chef Ricardo Diaz, fathers will be taught how to simply prepare and cook their line-caught catch. From Line-to-table approach promotes sustainable and healthy eating habits.

Family

Family

Father and Son

“Spending quality time with my son deep sea fishing was an awesome experience”
Fathers, sons, daughters will spend quality time, learn to catch, cook, and increase their connectedness to each other.

Our Trips

OpenWaters Foundation is dedicated to connecting fathers, father-figures and their child(ren) through the use of deep sea fishing excursions.  Here are some of our special moments…

Experience the Ocean

Experience the ocean and build a healthy relationship.

Discover

Discover the thrills and immeasurable life lessons that you will experience along the way.

Gallery

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Events

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Unique

CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS

Chef Ricardo Diaz.

Culinary Experience.

This creative partnership is with renowned Los Angeles Chef Ricardo Diaz. The uniqueness of OpenWaters provides fathers with a culinary experience. Led by Chef Ricardo Diaz, fathers will be taught how to simply prepare and cook their line-caught catch. From Line-to-table approach promotes sustainable and healthy eating habits.

Our Mission.

Our mission is simple.

OpenWaters Foundation is dedicated to connecting fathers, father-figures and their child(ren) through the use of deep sea fishing excursions. Fathers, sons, daughters will learn to catch, cook, and commune with each other.

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