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Explore the heart of Tuscany with RowingVacations

side subscribe..... Rowing and travel: usually the top two pleasures on the lists of our masters rowers. Eliza Camp of has… read more

    Our Marketplace for Boats and Rowing Equipment

    side subscribe..... Winter is coming and the end of the rowing season is near. Time to clean up your boathouse!… read more

      How do you christen your rowing boat?

      side subscribe..... When was the last time you went to a boat christening? In many clubs, the christening of boats… read more

        Goal Setting for rowers

        side subscribe..... In today’s post we want to show you how goal setting works for rowers. Let’s have a look… read more

          Drills to improve balance in sculling

          side subscribe..... A reader wrote in to ask “Which drills are most effective to improve balance at the backstop position… read more

            How to stay relaxed when stroking (quads and eights)

            side subscribe..... We got a reader question from Iona “What kind of exercise can I use to help stay relaxed… read more

              Results of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

              side subscribe..... The finals of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games rowing took place at the Sea Forest Waterway rowing venue on… read more

                Rowing in intense heat

                side subscribe..... Rowing or water sports on hot days – should you go out on the water or should you… read more

                  Getting into rowing is easier than you think

                  side subscribe..... There are many sports where people will be interested in participating but may be put off for a… read more

                    3d printing and rowing

                    side subscribe..... 3d printing is one of the most interesting and exciting new technologies. It is a process whereby, in… read more

                      Keep it safe in your Boathouse

                      side subscribe..... (Well, keep it safe at least) We talk a lot about keeping club members safe, but what about… read more

                        Single Sculls and Eight finals at the Olympics in Tokyo!

                        side subscribe..... Final day of the rowing competition at the Olympics 2020 in Tokyo! Here are the results of the… read more

                          Pair and LW Double Sculls finals at the Olympics in Tokyo!

                          side subscribe..... After the record breaking day yesterday, finals of the rowing competition at the Olympics in Tokyo continued today!… read more

                            The first finals took place today!

                            side subscribe..... After the rescheduling, the first six finals took place today at the Olympics in Tokyo! And it was… read more

                              Rowing at the Olympics got rescheduled!

                              side subscribe..... Two days of rowing at the Olympics got rescheduled due to severe weather conditions! Mondays and Tuesdays races… read more

                                The Olympic Games 2020 have started!

                                side subscribe..... The Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo started – without fans but exciting nevertheless! Let’s have a look at… read more

                                  Teach athletes to be ‘comfortable’ in a rowing boat

                                  side subscribe..... A guest post by Troy Howell of Craftsbury Sculling Center. We spend a lot of time speaking about… read more

                                    Is there a fungus in my 8+?

                                    side subscribe..... Maybe you heard or said the following sentence in your boathouse: Have you seen the feet of “xyz”?!… read more

                                      How to teach rowing and sculling skill drills

                                      side subscribe..... We continue with our posts about exercises to improve your technique. Today’s topic: How to teach rowing and… read more

                                        The double-bounce exercise in sculling

                                        side subscribe..... We continue with our posts about exercises to improve your technique. This is a variation on single strokes… read more

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