Category Archives: Rowing

A new Rowing Tales book is coming

Rowing Tales, Volume one and volume 2, rowing stories

Early warning…. November 11th will be the date when we release the 2019 edition of Rowing Tales. Edited by Rebecca Caroe it’s become a fixture on our annual calendar.  She collects these stories from her Rowing Chat Podcast guests and the Rowperfect Masters Rowing International Facebook group as well as talking to people she meets. […]

Get ready for the colder rowing season

A couple of weeks ago the temperature on the water in the early morning hours (7 AM- 8 AM) went down to 2 degrees Celsius. The Fall just started, I know and Winter  lays many, many months ahead. It is still a fact though, that nothing (or almost nothing) is more disturbing for rowing than […]

Royal Marine climbs Mountain with Erg – Charity stunt –

Paul Disney, a Royal Marine climbs Mountain Mont Blanc. The veteran tried to carry a 26KG, 2.5M long Concept 2 rowing machine up Western Europe’s highest mountain. The veteran who attempted to climb the Mont Blanc  4,809m – 15,780ft) with a rowing machine on his back for charity was forced to abandon the device less […]

How to protect my wet feet – Waterproof socks for winter rowing

Are you rowing in winter? Do you know what it feels when rain water poured along your legs and little by little wets your socks? Want to get your feed warm and dry?  Rowperfect just took delivery of some new waterproof rowing socks. Are you rowing North of the Equator? Well, its time to think […]

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 […]

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 […]

Antiphase Crew Rowing – more scientific research

Further results show: Antiphase crew rowing might turn out to be faster! New researches made in Holland indicate that Antiphase Rowing might be a good thing: “If everyone rows at the same time, the boat will – with every stroke – pause for a while”, explains movement scientist Laura Cuijpers of the University of Groningen, […]

Dissecting the Bunion – Row in your own shoes!

Lumpy and sore big toe? Read on as we dissect the Bunion. Rowperfect collaborates with many shoe systems supplier. Some you find in our shop. Read here a (Batlogic) discussion about dissecting the bunion issued by  Dr. Ed Wittich,  FROM LIMITED EVIDENCE AND CLINICAL EXPERIENCE, THE CAUSE IS BELIEVED TO BE SECONDARY TO A NUMBER […]

Frustrations for Masters Rowers

Masters aged over 27 are one of the fastest growing memberships of our sport.  And yet they are poorly served by many clubs.  Rebecca Caroe, the author of this article is sure: “This isn’t just a UK problem, I have evidence that this situation is matched throughout the world”. Masters Rowing International This Rowperfect Facebook […]