Category Archives: Community

How to Prevent Varicose Veins in Rowing

Varicose veins are a problem which is getting more and more attention in recent years. These thick bulbous varicose veins or thin purple spider veins are generally treated as a cosmetic issue, although should pain or discomfort arise varicose veins become known as a medical condition. Either way, you can have your varicose veins removed […]

Sculling with long finger nails – ladies only!

Look at this picture. Who says, she has a problem at sculling with long finger nails? Sculling with long finger nails What’s your experience? Do you scratch the back of your hands or knuckles on your right hand? We have a lot of international athletes rowing with long finger nails. Have a look at Maria […]

Interconti Masters at Baselhead in Switzerland

Hello, we are a group of Australian rowers. Is there a chance to participate at the Baselhead?. We need a boat and 5 more rowers. We really would appreciate if you could help. This is sooo easy. Every organizer knows this: Getting a crew together a couple of days before the race is not so […]

Jeannine Gmelin – Change to the Extreme

The 2019 MIRABAUD Baselhead has two entries where we find the Creme de la Creme of European rowers. 16  athletes, 8 women and 8 men are rowing in a composite team called EuropeanEight – single scullers are changing the oars and go rowing. Jeannine Gmelin, Crew captain of the women’s eight told the organizers what […]

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 […]

Dyneema Calf Skin protection: So popular

Announcing our Rowperfect Dyneema Calf Skin protection Dyneema Calf Skin Protection for rowing …  is necessary when the boat comes into contact with delicate skin! We have been searching for quiet some time to find out about the right material for calf skin protection: When you check the market, you might find calf skin protection […]

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 […]

Boat Whispering at the Masters Championships in Velence

We just came back from Velence and were impressed what we have seen in Hungary. Hundreds of boats, thousands of rowers, and we joined many conversations with rowers, suppliers and officials. What a wonderful community the Masters Rowers are. The daily interaction were my highlights of the event. Some of them in the shuttle bus […]