Category Archives: Club Management

Rowing Club Sponsorship 2018

Rowperfect has been supporting rowing clubs for years with our Sponsored Clubs programme. This is your chance to get your club onto the list – read on… What is the Rowing Club Sponsorship Programme? Rowing clubs need education for coaches and athletes.  You also buy equipment, run regattas and teach rowing and sculling.  Rowperfect supports […]

Coxmate Audio review from Sudbury RC

coxmate audio amplification for rowing

And here’s a review from Sudbury Rowing Club who tried the Coxmate Audio amplifier. The audio only version obviously does not have a rate meter, but we were doing a UT2 outing with 2 1500m pieces at 28 so my stroke-man had the GPS unit for that outing and I then used it in the […]

Newhaven – a case study setting up a new rowing club

Newhaven Pilot Gig Club

How often do you hear of a rowing club starting up… in a deprived area? Many set up, because someone saw something and thought “let’s give it a go” only for it to die off in a few months. That has not been the case when it comes to Newhaven Gig Rowing Club (NGRC) as […]

Help get teen girls into rowing

#RowMoJo & @rowconference are working together to help get more teenage girls into #ROWING! Both focussing on some of the issues teenage girls experience as they engage with competitive sport: Physical Literacy Anxiety Training & Periods Breast Health & Sports Bras Physical movement & the ‘robust’ athlete The Female Traid & hormonal effects Diet & […]

Duncan Holland: How I try to teach good rowing

To coach a skill such as rowing you need a technical  model.  I have such a model which is a result of all my rowing and the things I’ve learned from all the fantastic rowers and coaches and coaches,.  I don’t pretend it’s anything new or different.  It’s  close to standard New Zealand rowing. This is […]

A petition against Rowing clubs who discriminate

Change.org website petition against British Rowing

A wake-up call for club management Little attention has been given to a rower whose discrimination claim against London Rowing Club has turned to Change.org to push her case. If you are on the club organising committee, this illustrates the need to check your publicity website material and also to be sure you understand how […]

Boat booking software options for rowing

Appointy admin logins

We have written about rowing boat booking software in the past.  Read the full archive list here, here and here. The challenge for any rowing club is three fold Allow boats to be reserved for use in advance at specific times Keep a log of boats which are out for repair Prioritise bookings for specific groups […]

Does British Rowing care what members think?

A guest article by Christopher George, Thames Regional Rowing Council member (2000-13), Water Safety Advisor (2004-6) and Served on ARA Board (2003-9). This is the fundamental question that members should be asking of their “organisation” (it has ceased to be an Association) as it goes through its second massive governance change in nearly as many […]

Reader’s views about the BR constitution changes

Rowperfect did a quick ‘straw poll’ of reader’s views about the British Rowing constitution changes most BR members don’t know whether Clubs and Events currently have a vote most BR members are members a) via the tax on club membership headcount and b) for a racing licence – otherwise would not join BR most BR […]

Mike Davenport expert advice series re-issued

rowing slow book,

Mike has spent his summer reworking these four titles: Buy It Right – how to choose the right equipment, especially second hand Make It Last Forever – care for rowing equipment in your club Get Ready Now (the old 43 Actions workbook) – checklist of pre-season things to do in the club Rowing Slow – the […]