Category Archives: Coxing

Would you review our Seat Racing book?

Rowing seat racing book

We’ve just published a new ebook on Seat Racing for crew selection and we are keen to get some reviewers.  Read on to find out how. Seat Racing can be confusing There are a lot of different ways to run seat racing – we even found coaches and coxswains who advocate AGAINST using it for […]

The Definitive guide to rowing seat racing

Rowing Seat Racing

Seat Racing for crew selection takes many forms and has a bad reputation as being open to abuse by coaches and unscrupulous athletes.  Learn how to run seat racing for your squad by reading Duncan Holland’s Guide to Rowing Seat Racing – including the famous “spider diagram”. Rowperfect has created a round-up of 6 articles about […]

Understanding Coxmate boat wiring configurations

Coxmate rowing amplification harness loom

Electronics for rowing boats are our specialism and today we are going to help you understand the different wiring configurations which are possible in rowing boats.  This focuses on fours and eights with coxswain.  Read the full product brochure for Coxmate wiring harness. Rowing boats that use amplification have several different ways to add speakers so […]

Bulkhead mounts for rowing boat speakers

Coxmate are cunning fellows – their latest innovation is to design a mounting method so you can embed a speaker directly into the boat’s bulkhead footwell.  This saves space and also ensures the speaker is always optimally angled for sound output. No more flimsy brackets that swivel and point your speaker down to the bottom […]

Steering the Tideway

The head racing season is upon us. If you are racing the London Tideway Eights heads (for Men, Women, Veterans, Schools) or the Boat Race, here’s the Rowperfect handy guide to Steering the Tideway.  It includes all the landmarks and advice segment by segment on what you should do between each of the key parts […]

Coxmate GPS navigation mode

Coxmate GPS Route Select set up

Hi I want to use the GPS navigation mode to plan a route. I have planned a route using the Create Route function on the Coxmate website and have loaded it onto my GPS as a .cmc file. Switch on my coxmate device, go to the Mode function, see my file listed as Route Select, […]

The best value Coxing Combo

Coxmate Audio and GPS bundle

Special offer until Sunday – Coxmate Audio plus GPS unit. with 10% off the price using coupon code “coxmate10” – that’s £55 incl VAT saving. Get the best of both worlds – an audio amplifier that’s compact and easy to use PLUS the popular GPS unit for rating, boat speed, distance per stroke and also […]

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 […]

Coxmate GPS software now in OSX

Rowperfect Coxmate GPS Holiday Gift Guide

Coxmate releases OSX version of GPs software for existing users – you now have a choice of Windows or Apple iOS to do your rowing data analysis. Apple software has been released by Coxmate to support the interpretation of their GPS speed measurement device. Download the OSX software Register your Coxmate GPS and get the […]

Olympic Cox talks about Coxmate SX

Coxmate SX

Adrian Ellison was a recent RowingChat guest and during that discussion he mentioned the equipment he chose for his amplifier. What I like about the Coxmate SX is it gives you all the information you want all in one go – it has so many readouts, strokes per minute, distance traveled, time elapsed, but also […]