Category Archives: Coastal Rowing

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – The Toughest Rowing Race in the World

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge is considered the toughest rowing race in the world (Photo Credit:Talkiser) Every year there are between 20 and 40 boats from all over the world. Women and men. In 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x and 5x – About 1.5 million rowing strokes to the finish line. Preparations for 2021 There is […]

Ireland – Championships Cancelled

The Irish Rowing Championships and Coastal Championships, both events got cancelled due to public health restrictions. The races were due to take place later this August. As we heard from Rowing Ireland and RTE, Rowing Ireland, the Irish Rowing Federation had hoped that the number of people allowed at indoor and outdoor gatherings would be increased […]

Change of Plans – Interview With Simone Martini – World Coastal Rowing Champion

I met Simone 2019 at the world’s in Linz, Austria. As a single sculler, he had just qualified for the 2020 Olympics for Italy and was full of joy. His many fans were excited and cheered all over the Linz regatta court. Many things have changed since then. The virus entered his country and the […]

World’s Oldest Solo Atlantic Rower

Pensioner Attempts to Become World’s Oldest Solo Atlantic Rower in Aid of Help for Heroes Graham Walters, 72, from Leicestershire has set off from Gran Canaria to begin his bid to secure the Guinness Word Record as the oldest person to row solo across the Atlantic. The record is currently held by Gerard Marie of […]

World Rowing Coastal Championship 2019

http://www.worldrowing.com/events/2019-world-rowing-coastal-championships/ This is not just a sport, it is a world-wide movement to help people become more active and have fun! November 2019 saw 500 coastal rowers from across the world converge on Hong Kong to battle for medals and world rankings. The culmination of a year of training and the chance to see how […]

Dispel the myth – How Coastal Rowing can help

Coastal Rowing is getting more and more popular. Many beginners wonder: How difficult is coastal rowing. What are the differences about fine boat rowing. Tim Fenemore explains some of the differences for novice and beginner rowers “You may have thought about giving Coastal Rowing a try but concerned that it might upset your technique. Having […]

Red Sea Coastal Rowing challenge.

We have mentioned it on this forum a few weeks ago: The Red Sea Coastal Rowing challenge. There was some great interest in this tour and we would like to give you more insight information: The Red Sea Costal Rowing challenge has two possibilities: The first possibility is a 5 day rowing journey which is […]

Red Sea – Coastal Rowing in Eqypt

Some say, rowing is as old as humanity. Many findings in different cultural areas were proving, that rowing was an important activity next to plowing and hunting in Eqypt. In ancient Egypt, water transportation with a boat and the help of an oar had a particular function:  It was a vital necessity for trade and […]

Coastal Rowing – are you ready for something new?

Coastal Rowing – really one of our sport division which has picked up very much during the past years. Read our guest post from Tim Fenemore. He is very enthusiastic about this sports. Interesting and passionate story. You may have noticed a few pictures appearing on your Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, Instagram accounts and websites… […]

How different is coastal rowing technique?

How Different, Exactly, is Coastal Rowing asks Ruth Marr from Rowing the World. Volker from Rowing in Europe has added some important additional information. You are a flatwater rower intrigued by coastal rowing. What is this mountain biking of rowing or the “wildwater” rowing? The first time you feel your coastal boat surfing a wave, […]