How Thames Rowing Club used RPs to win Henley Royal

By Rebecca Caroe

Thames Rowing Club in London are in the process of continuing to upgrade the club ergos to RP3 rowing machines.  Their Head Coach, Ben Lewis, sent us this video about their 2015 win at Henley Royal Regatta last summer.  He credits the RPs as an integral part of the crew’s training regime which led them […]

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Fatsculler reports on HRR changes

By Rebecca Caroe

Earlier this week a press release landed in my inbox that took me by surprise. Henley Royal Regatta announced four new Stewards and three….THREE new events. This was unprecedented (as far as I can tell) for the Regatta. Not only was this more new events to be introduced at any one time they are all […]

The Henley Royal Regatta #RowingRant

By Rebecca Caroe

A guest post by Stuart Harrison Due to the inclement weather South Australia has been enduring over the last week and the Royal Henley Regatta being on YouTube I have sat in front of the computer and watched the entire regatta. The coverage of the event was outstanding. The overhead drone gave a clear picture […]

Henley Memories by George Parsonage

By Rebecca Caroe

George Parsonage’s Henley memories Being there to see Sean Drea win his hat trick of Diamonds Watching 17stone+ Vladimir Eshinov in the pair Stroking the Scottish Rowing 8 against Cornell University Beating Dick Findlay in the Diamonds Racing in the finals of the Double Sculls Getting turned away from the Stewards because my kilt was […]

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Coxing lessons from Henley Royal Regatta 2016

By Rebecca Caroe

The mass of disruption and upsets at 2016 Henley Royal Regatta’s final day shows how much is at stake in a top rowing race. A Guest post by Coxmate. Disqualifications, steering upsets and champions overturned by upstarts – all goes to show that you can’t say “rowing is boring to watch”. Steering at Henley There […]

Fatsculler’s preview of Henley Royal Regatta

By Rebecca Caroe

Guest post by Daniel Spring better known as “Fat Sculler” It’s that time of the year again….the first weekend in July, time for what Sir Steve Redgrave calls “best-known regatta in the world”  – Henley Royal Regatta – 2112 meters of side-by-side racing unlike anything else in the world. It’s an event that every rower […]

Master the art of Steering Henley

By Jeremy Peskey

Did you compete at Henley this year?  Are you looking for ways to improve for next year? Perhaps you are hoping to race for the first time. Whether you’re racing Henley Women’s Regatta or Henley Royal Regatta, the course is the same for the first 1500 meters. Which station gives you the best chance of […]

Henley Royal Regatta video coverage feedback wanted

By Rebecca Caroe

A message from Sir Steve Redgrave: “This is the first time that Henley Royal Regatta has broadcast racing so it is important to know what you think so that we can make the service even better in future. Please help me by answering a few quick questions.” Would Rowperfect readers please help HRR with feedback […]

Regatta Radio to take a “hiatus” in 2015

By Rebecca Caroe

An email received from Regatta Radio – who Rowperfect have supported for many years. A sad announcement that Regatta Radio will not broadcast during HRR 2015 because the Stewards have make alternative arrangements.  Seems to us that they could have invited the radio commentators to join the live streaming commentary service…. or is that just […]

Learn from Wade Hall-Craggs free in this month’s RowingChat

By Theo

Every month we do a podcast called RowingChat which brings in an expert in the sport of rowing to share their knowledge and experiences with you, the rowing community. This month of August we’re interviewing renowned rowing coach Wade Hall-Craggs – arguably the most successful all round University rowing coach in the UK today – from Durham University. Wade is […]