Category Archives: Rowing

Shopping List Winter Rowing Clothes

Great8, rowing 8, HOCR,

There’s a good Rowing Reddit community and this question was posted recently – What clothes to wear in winter? I need to look into rowing kit for when I go out onto the river. As I’ve just joined I use my gym top and shorts but that just won’t do in the winter when it […]

Saltstraumen: Rowing against the world´s strongest current

Last week we spoke about rowing in currents in one of our weekly blogs. Saltstraumen: Rowing against the current “Deep in the heart of northern Norway lies a beast that comes alive at six-hour intervals with each tidal change. But this beast is so fierce, and so wild, that it can easily terrify anyone — […]

Interconti Masters at Baselhead in Switzerland

Hello, we are a group of Australian rowers. Is there a chance to participate at the Baselhead?. We need a boat and 5 more rowers. We really would appreciate if you could help. This is sooo easy. Every organizer knows this: Getting a crew together a couple of days before the race is not so […]

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 […]