Category Archives: Juniors

1. Bern Boat Race – Registration Deadline coming up

Are you going to participate at the Bern Boat Race on Saturday October 26th ? Have you registered yet? Hurry up. Latest entry date is October 15th 2019 at Noon. Here is what you need to know: Why is the a bear in the logo? The capital of Switzerland is called “Bern”, an old and […]

Who invented the Head Of The Charles?

With the HOCR coming up in less than a month, It is a good time to look at the roots of this amazing Regatta. Every good ting in life starts with a good idea! How did the Head Of The Charles Regatta beginn for more than 55 years? Who invented the Head Of The Charles […]

Armadacup is now Bern Boat Race

A new Head Race – Bern Boat Race Good buy Armadacup – welcome Bern Boat Race. A new Head Race in Switzerland will take place on October 26th! The new Bern Boat Race is inspired by the legendary Armadacup. Next to the Rose of Wörthersee and the Turin Silverskiff, the Armadacup was one of the […]

Announcing: Rowtex Hand Cream for Rowers

Heeling Handcreme Chapped hands and finger cracks are some of the most painful side effects of a dry climate, especially in Winter. As rowers, we experience all year around – and definately without age limits – that this problem can get tough. Check out our new product for dry, chapped skin after rowing: the new […]

Rowing Anorak – made by and for rowers!

Rowing Anorak front view

The team at Rowtex, who brought you their Rowtex gloves created a new product. It is the Anorak for rowing .It’s available in the Rowperfect shop right now. The Anorak – product development The Rowtex -Team launched a crowdfunding campaign to get early customers and to pay for the product development. Rowperfect supported them and […]

Strapping tape for rowing injury becoming popular

Strapping tape , knee injury, Tape support

We have seen it in Rotterdam at the WRC III again. Strapping Tape is becoming more and more popular. Athletes were using it in the warm up area and while preparing for their race. Do it like the champions: When you need support and strapping tape for rowing injuries, use the D3 Tape. This world`s […]

Sport nutrition for a 17 year old girl

Apart from the 3 square meals per day, how can my 17 yr old daughter a competitive rower , what protein shakes can she have to increase her performance & bulk do you recommend? What foods does she need to eat and what portions she does train 6 times per week. Great question. I”m not […]

What Shape is your Rowing Club? Filling out the Hourglass

In his article “What Shape is your Rowing Club?” Duncan Holland introduced the ‘Hourglass’ model which represent many clubs, with many Masters and Junior members but few Seniors. Until recently my club was in the same position. The club has always had a large junior squad, but we would lose our older juniors who moved […]

Rowing rigging for 16 year olds

nuts bolts guide rigging

Question: What Rigging set up should I use for a 16 year junior girl?  From a high school in New Zealand. You asked about rigging boats for a 16 year old girl – here are some Rowperfect Resources which should help you out. You don’t specify sweep or sculling so I’ve included both. Sweep Oar […]

Get ready for the new season

get ready, new rowing season preparation

Hooray it’s time to go rowing again!  In the northern hemisphere the autumn is time to get going in big boats ready for fall head racing and long distance training. But wait, your rowing club needs work first The equipment maintenance plan is essential to do first – before anything else. So set about organising […]