Category Archives: Rowing

Visual Impaired Rowers: How to listen to the commands

A few days ago, Sharon Wienbar has talked about the concept of guiding visual impaired rowers. Today, she is givin an insight of the commands. Rabbiting commands:  Most of the rabbit commands are similar to bowing a double or quad:  Ready, row Port, starboard or even pressure In two, weigh enough  etc. Steering Ideally, a […]

Boat Whispering at the Masters Championships in Velence

We just came back from Velence and were impressed what we have seen in Hungary. Hundreds of boats, thousands of rowers, and we joined many conversations with rowers, suppliers and officials. What a wonderful community the Masters Rowers are. The daily interaction were my highlights of the event. Some of them in the shuttle bus […]

Trailer weight distribution – check out your tonque weight

A Video is worth a thousand words Last weekend I had to pull our club trailer to a regatta. We had 11 boats on the trailer, about 1500 kg of trailer weight. While inspecting the trailer after loading I noticed, the trailer was leaning to the “rear”. I showed my crew this video I once […]

How to Rabbit:  Guiding a Visually Impaired Rower

“Okay, Rob:  Ready, Row” In this blog, Sharon Wienbar explains her experience with Visual Impaired (VI) rowers. That typical rowing command takes on more urgency and complication when Rob is in a blind boat–and not just a backward-facing scull. Rob is visually impaired (“VI”); he prefers the term “blind.” Yet Rob rows a single scull […]

Waterproof rain jackets – Elegant in the rain

Waterproof Rain Jackets – Elegant rainwear at the regatta I recently visited Switzerland and watched the last and 32nd Armada Cup. You know, the rowing regatta with the 300 skiffs. It is an enthralling thing and an organized chaos, when you see how each Skiff fights for its place at the pontoon after the race. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sad News from the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz

Yesterday, when we were working on our projects at the WRCHAMPS in Linz, we noticed increased activities at the regatta course. This is what World Rowing is commenting in their press release: “World Rowing is deeply saddened to report the passing of 33-year-old Belarus para-rower Dzmitry Ryshkevich who died yesterday, Wednesday, 21 August 2019. This […]