Author Archives: Tom Wall

Rowing Sunglasses – Technology and Features

Rowing sunglasses are useful when we row. But what are the specifications for top quality rowing shades? My doubles partner has recently lost his sunglasses. With the loss, he suddenly realised how important they are for his rowing. He asked me whether I could recommend some rowing sunglasses for him. We talked about the two major […]

How to get more rowing boats in your boathouse

It’s that time –  you are planning your new boat park for 2019 and you find out: you cannot fit any more boats into the boathouse.  Is there a long term strategy you can follow to improve the situation to get more boat in the boat house without rebuilding? 1 – Do an audit of all […]

Graham Benton reviews “Ergo testing for Rowers”

Graham is a World and British Champion on the Ergo – we thought he should know a bit about doing 2k tests and so asked him if he would read and review Walter Martindale’s e-book for us. Here is what he said: Seems like a pretty good summary to me. In fact I actually learnt […]

Basel Head 100 boats racing 6.4 km

Biggest Head Race in German-speaking countries The 9th Basel Head eights regatta will be held on the River Rhine in Switzerland’s Basel city centre on the 17th November 2018. This race is the largest head race in the German speaking countries for years . More than 130 crews have entered the 2018 event, which is now established as […]

Regatta commentary, regattas really glisten when it’s fun to listen

Commentators can turn a good race into a ‘cracker‘. It’s so important to be prepared, have some background knowledge and good insights. That’s one aim of FISA’s international regatta commentary team.  Paul Castle* is one of the team and maybe the most prominent. His skilled and multilingual regatta commentary is known from Olympic and World Championships.  […]

Rowing Camp in Varese September 2018

Rowing camp in Varese, Italy: for advanced athletes and professional coaches One of the most prestigious rowing camp venues in the world is on Lake Varese. This lake and small town in northern Italy is known for hosting international rowing regattas. And as a result, our rowing camps in Varese are top notch. Just recently, top European […]

Find a great Rowing Camp

Where would I find the best Rowing Camp for my needs? Let us help you to find a great rowing camp and technical clinic which suits your needs. Rowperfect is expert at finding camps suitable for you, your whole crew or your kids. Our rowing camps list is curated to meet high quality criteria including […]

How do you schedule boat usage in your club?

Back in 2010, we suggested several options for organising boat usage (read the original article here).  Boat Booking Software is specialist for rowing. In the interests of keeping information up to date, we feel it’s time that list was reviewed. Below is the list of previous software options that continue to work well, along with a […]