Category Archives: Racing

Rigging For Lousy Weather At Head Of The Charles

Or any other Head Race! It is long distance Regattas season. The biggest one takes place right now: the 55th edition of Head of the Charles on October 19th and 20th 2019. Our Expert Mike Davenport, knows all about the specific weather-conditions of this Regatta. He also knows all about Rigging.Here are some recommendations he […]

World Rowing Regatta Calender

Soon after the World Champs in Linz, World Rowing Counsel of FISA has updated and released the World Rowing Regatta Calender for the next few years. Some destinations are not fixed yet – still most are confirmed. Take a look at some selected events. More infos at the World Rowing Regatta Calender. Here. Some bids are […]

Masters Regatta Racing Starts for rowing

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Here is a question from our audience. It arrived a while ago. We have asked our experts to answer… World Rowing Masters regatta is coming up, and I guess most of what can be done of preparation is done by now. However I cannot help but thinking about the start, and how to improve it. […]

World Rowing Master Regatta Velence

In less than two weeks World Rowing and the Hungarian Rowing association will open the WRMR in Hungary. Lake Velence, 50 Km south of Budapest. Rowperfect will be present at the regatta place. World Rowing Masters Regatta: “The Lake of Sunshine” According Regatta Central website, “Lake Velence is one of the most atmospheric and charming […]

Bucket List for Rowers: Great Rowing Events

The Bucket List was a great movie – but how would you apply it to rowing? Here is our Bucket List for Rowers We’ve got several categories: Apply your bucket list for rowers  Tourism – fun regattas to watch Exercise – fun regattas to participate in Beauty – awesome locations worth visiting whether there’s a […]

Rowing History: Colani Eight at the Olympic games 1972

Munich, Olympic games 1972. The German Rowing Association -DRV- was going to present the super 8+. Coaching legend Karl Adam from Ratzeburg, the DRV and star designer Luigi – Lutz Colani teamed up to build a new type of rowing boat.(Photo Credit: Südwestpresse 1972) How to find 40 kg? A prototype eight was designed by […]

It`s Head Racing Season!

Head racing requires totally different tactics from side by side.  Rebecca Caroe shared some thoughts with us. She also used some content of the book Winning Head Races from Carla Zezza. This is the only book on Head Races in Print that I could find. 5 Reasons Head Racing is the Best Winning Head Races […]

World Rowing Championships regatta

The World Rowing Championships regatta is the biggest FISA event and the most important of the season for us rowers. It is held at the end of the season.  The regatta is held over eight days using a progression system from heats through to finals and ensuring that there is sufficient rest time between boat […]

Coxing long races – what coxes need to say

Womens Eights Head of the River Race, London UK

What should a cox say during a long (15 minute) race to keep the rowers motivated, without sounding repetitive? A long race is a challenge. Happily there’s a great solution. Plan the race beforehand  ok Take a look at the landmarks (bridges, bends etc), know where the straights are and how long they are, decide […]

2019 World Rowing Cup III – Great Britain Mens`s Eight beats Germany!

What a race! The World Rowing Cup in Rotterdam For the second time within a month, the unbeatable German Men`s Eight, Winner of Olympic Gold and not beaten since 2017, lost its Gold Medal Spot to the Team of Great Britain in Rotterdam.  The 2019 World Rowing Cup III in Rotterdam, the Netherlands gave the […]