Category Archives: Henley

Why your race was not as good as your practice

Exhausted Rowers.

Was your Henley disappointing?  Did your crew fail to row as well in the competition as you did during practices? You aren’t alone – there are many reasons why your particular crew may have failed to live up to your expectations.  Let’s run through some that you can use to improve for next year. Make […]

Overheard at Henley….

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A cheeky reproduction of some remarks Overheard at Henley Royal Regatta shared elsewhere on the global interwebs From Row2k Yesterday, from a commentator: “For a youngster there’s nothing better than beating a guy with a beard.”   And from Rachel Quarrell – rowing journalist “Ah, only the two stone weight disadvantage then…. Does that mean […]

Buy Rowing Jewellery during Henley Royal

Rowing Jewellery for sale at Henley Royal Regatta

Get ready to see (and buy) beautiful rowing jewellery at Henley.  After being founded in 2014, Strokeside Designs from Brooklyn (New York) is now heading towards Henley Royal Regatta, the most prestigious rowing event in the world. They are bringing a collection of rowing jewellery exclusively crafted by hand and many must-haves for every passionate rowing fan. Strokeside Designs have […]

Coxing lessons from Henley Royal Regatta 2016

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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 […]

Master the art of Steering Henley

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 […]