Rough(ish) water on the Tideway Image Credit: WestLondonSport

Tideway Head of the River Cancelled – Discuss

By Rebecca Caroe

You’re the HORR committee, stung by the fallout from having to abandon mid-race in 2007 and 2013.  You decide to cancel the race early in 2017, to save people from travelling.  This makes 4 no-races in the past 13 years.  Clearly a Plan B is called for.  What do you suggest…. I was privy to a […]

World Masters Games injured athletes – replacements needed

By Rebecca Caroe

We are hearing of a few injuries and crews needing last minute substitutes Aussies needing subs Can you share this around and help the guys find replacements? A number of Masters rowers from Perth, Western Australia have registered for the World Masters Games. Sadly, due to illness in the family, one of the men has […]

Help I am moving my steering toe too much

By Rebecca Caroe

I am the steersman for my crew.  And I find that I am moving my toe steering too much. I have a really bad habit of getting a good point originally, but then moving my feet without noticing and going towards port. I’ve asked about locking the toe steering but my coach isn’t a fan. […]

Peter Cipollone Olympic Coxswain

Coxing the Cipollone Way to Olympic Gold

By Rebecca Caroe

This is a superb motivational video with detail about how a coxswain and crew can overcome big setbacks and adjust their race plan during the race. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to cox an Olympic final – Peter explains in great detail the blow by blow development of the race plan, the other […]

London Head of the River Races 2017

By Peter Stromberg

The Eights Head of the River Racing Season on London’s Tideway is almost upon us! This year, Rowperfect are proud to be right at the heart of the action, sponsoring 4 separate events and giving competitors the chance to win a COXMATE AUDIO!  We’ve also got a discount coupon for you on all Coxmate products…. read on to […]