Author Archives: Tom Wall

Ruderschmuck für meine Kinder

An jeder Regatta sehe ich sie stehen. Egal ob es eine lokale Regatta ist oder ein Event von internationalem Format. Verkaufsstände die Ruderschmuck anbieten. Ohrringe, Halsketten, Armbänder Krawattennadeln – es gibt fast alles, nichts,  was es nicht gibt. Und immer ist das verschiedenste Klientel am Verkaufsstand. Jedenfalls was das Alter betrifft. Interessant: Es sind überwiegend […]

Makeup and Rowing

Last week after rowing in our boathouse: Four women – six men. All of them Masters. We were just about leaving when a very interesting topic came up: Makeup in sports and makeup in rowing We were discussing  sunburns and how to protect your skin while rowing. Belinda asked the queston: Besides sunscreen lotion – […]

How to protect my wet feet – Waterproof socks for winter rowing

Are you rowing in winter? Do you know what it feels when rain water poured along your legs and little by little wets your socks? Want to get your feed warm and dry?  Rowperfect just took delivery of some new waterproof rowing socks. Are you rowing North of the Equator? Well, its time to think […]

World Rowing Regatta Calender

Soon after the World Champs in Linz, World Rowing Counsel of FISA has updated and released the World Rowing Regatta Calender for the next few years. Some destinations are not fixed yet – still most are confirmed. Take a look at some selected events. More infos at the World Rowing Regatta Calender. Here. Some bids are […]

Visual Impaired Rowers: How to listen to the commands

A few days ago, Sharon Wienbar has talked about the concept of guiding visual impaired rowers. Today, she is givin an insight of the commands. Rabbiting commands:  Most of the rabbit commands are similar to bowing a double or quad:  Ready, row Port, starboard or even pressure In two, weigh enough  etc. Steering Ideally, a […]

How to Rabbit:  Guiding a Visually Impaired Rower

“Okay, Rob:  Ready, Row” In this blog, Sharon Wienbar explains her experience with Visual Impaired (VI) rowers. That typical rowing command takes on more urgency and complication when Rob is in a blind boat–and not just a backward-facing scull. Rob is visually impaired (“VI”); he prefers the term “blind.” Yet Rob rows a single scull […]

World Rowing Master Regatta Velence

In less than two weeks World Rowing and the Hungarian Rowing association will open the WRMR in Hungary. Lake Velence, 50 Km south of Budapest. Rowperfect will be present at the regatta place. World Rowing Masters Regatta: “The Lake of Sunshine” According Regatta Central website, “Lake Velence is one of the most atmospheric and charming […]

Check out the World Rowing Regattas for sales and deals

Great regattas, like the world championships in Linz or the WRMR World Rowing Masters Regatta in Hungary offer great deals. You can get your oar, your cloth or erg 15 to 20% off.  Two opportunities are waiting for you: The World Champs in Linz and the World Rowing Masters Regatta in Velence. Which is the best […]