Category Archives: Maintenance

3 steps to a sparkling clean hull

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Here’s a great question from one of my readers. She asked about how to keep her rowing shell hull sparkling clean: We have a 1 year old Vespoli light 8, painted white. It’s shell was pristine until our last race, when the boats were parked on the trailer underneath an oak tree. It rained heavily […]

Dragon Boat mechanical stacker

I am a member of a Dutch dragonboat club, and involved in the new (to be built) clubhouse and storage. After a thorough search on the internet I came across a company in Austalia (Space Saver Rowing Systems) with a solution for the safe storage of 3 dragonboats. I dismissed this option based on the distance […]

Space Saver, the Rowing Racking Company

This week, the team at Rowperfect had a chance to catch up with the founder and director of Space Saver Rowing Systems (SSRS), Douglas Lumsden. He shared with us what has been happening recently with SSRS, as well as reflecting back on where the company has come from and what the future holds for rowing […]

Coxmate Service Centre for UK and Ireland

Coxmate coxswain amplifiers and boat speed measurement electronics are sold and serviced by Rowperfect UK. Contact our office to discuss repairs, servicing and operating issues. We can upgrade the operating firmware to the latest version for your SRT or SX GPS unit. Best practice for Coxmates is to use the silicone grease inside the connector […]

Enterprise Radio Interviews Space Saver Founder

  Douglas Lumsden, director of Space Saver Rowing Systems, recently went on a podcast with Enterprise Radio’s Eric Dye. He was asked about why he started Space Saver Rowing Systems, and the innovation behind the products. Here’s a link to the interview and a summary…   LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE Starting SSRS: Douglas […]

Get more storage in your boathouse with Space Saver

When it comes to dealing with large, heavy objects (boats) and numerous people (club members), safety and strategic planning for space optimization are of the utmost concern.  That’s why we paid special attention to an interesting question we received from a boat club manager in the UK, who simply wondered, how can you fit more […]