Category Archives: Equipment

Horizontal loading and Rowing – linking the gym to the boat

What’s the difference between rowing and your normal exercises in the gym? Read the following post from our partner BATLogic  about horizontal loading and rowing It would be easy to take the mountain of biomechanical data about running, walking or weightlifting and attempt to apply it to the rowing movement. However the building blocks of […]

User testing Coxmate SX at City of Bristol RC

Coxmate SX

We used the Coxmate SX as a comparison against a mixture of NK, Home build and Cox Orbs. As the NK units gradually fail we now purchase CoxOrbs but wanted to test against Coxmate to see we are getting the most effective amplifier. First impressions: Clear display, better battery life, simple to use as a […]

Erima Teamsport 2020 – New Product Series in Our Shop (15% Discount)

We are launching a new product series in our Row Perfect Shop – the Erima Teamsport 2020 series. Take a look at the range of products by clicking here! We offer you a 15 % discount! Just send us an email and we will send you the discount code. Erima is a high-performance, service-oriented company […]

Foot-Stretcher Angle in Rowing Shells (Part 2)

This is the second post about our foot stretcher settings (read part 1 here). We have answered Rons’s question a few days ago about an optimal stretcher height position. Today we will give you some advice for the optimal foot stretcher angle. In case you are looking for more rigging information check our general guide […]

Foot-Stretcher Angle in Rowing Shells (Part 1)

Tom, my wife and me share a double. Our food stretcher height set up is very different. I tent to have it at the highest position to have an optimal foot force. Am I mistaken? – Ronald Rowperfect has posted plenty of suggestions about the perfect rigging for people of different heights. The right set […]

Rowing Hat Wear: How To Clean Your Rowing Cap

rp hi vis cap

Wearing a rowing hat is perfect for keeping your face shaded on a sunny day. But most of us know that sweat and dirt will soon leave our protection dirty and filthy. Buy a new one? Don’t know how to clean it? Unfortunately, you cannot put it into the laundry as easy as the rest […]

How much Indoor Rowing – Daily Erg Training

How much Indoor Rowing is needed per week? Many rowing clubs have been re-opened their doors and access to gyms are not restricted anymore.  Winter is gone in the northern Hemisphere and most of us are back in our boats. Rowperfect met a local coach Joseph from Croatia and discussed with him what would be the […]

How Much Layback Is Needed – Finish Position On Ergs

indoor rowing

How much layback is needed on an erg? Here is a good explanation from Concept2 “At the finish of the rowing stroke, the upper body is leaning back slightly, using support of the core muscles. Biceps and back muscles also help to maintain the finish position of the upper body. Legs are extended, stabilized by […]

ProW Seat Pad – YouTube Review

Last week’s Monday post discussed how the Citius Remex ProW seat pad is great for relieving pain in your hamstring and glute when rowing. We want to share a detailed unboxing review for you brought to you by PDP – Push it – Don’t Pull it / Indoor Rowing Classes (see more of their videos […]

Rowing Pad Helps to Alleviate Hamstring Pain

Denmark’s Sverri Nielsen the single sculler uses the ProW Seat Pad while racing at one of the past Luzern World Cups. You can see the pink pad taped to his scull seat top on our cover image. What you can’t see are the wedges inserted underneath the pad which lift up your pelvis off the […]