Category Archives: Touring and Camps

Rowing in a Wherry Boat – Tour Rowing

Rowperfect has posted about Touring Boats some time ago and we have forgotten to mention wherry boats. I am a big fan of tour rowing and loved rowing in a wherry boat. I have used wherry boats many times. In England and in the Netherlands. The Origin of Wherry Boats A wherry boat is a […]

Bilac 2020 – Come Row and Have a Good Time

Bilac 2020 come row and have a good time. Almost 100 boats will follow the organizers motto and start on September 19th – at lake Biel, SUI early in the morning. An increasing trend that repeats itself every year in this race that connects Neuchâtel with Bienne. Bilac Long Distance Regatta in Switzerland Bilac 2020 […]

Good news: Top Lactose-Free Protein Drinks

How many of you suffer from lactose intolerance? Top lactose-free protein drinks Many athletes are controlling their daily protein intake. We take proteins before, after, and even during our training sessions. I have seen tour rowers having their protein gels on board. Well – what would I do if I suffer from lactose intolerance? What […]

Calfskin’s and leg warmer for athletes

Calfskin's and leg warmer

Most rowers use calfskin’s to protect our calf’s from injuries. But they have an additional function. They can be used as leg warmer. In times, when running outside or indoor sports becomes a substitute of rowing, calfskin’s and leg warmer are a good accessory for the athlete. Look at all the jogger outside. Many of […]

Douro River Rowing Tour in Portugal

Douro River Rowing tours Are you getting ready for the 2020 touring season? Would you like to know about the relation of Porto and Harry Potter? Rowing in Europe is specialized in Tour rowing on European waters.  Today they post about a tour in Portugal. They describe a wonderful possibility of rowing vacation in Portugal: […]

Dyneema Calf Skin protection: So popular

Announcing our Rowperfect Dyneema Calf Skin protection Dyneema Calf Skin Protection for rowing …  is necessary when the boat comes into contact with delicate skin! We have been searching for quiet some time to find out about the right material for calf skin protection: When you check the market, you might find calf skin protection […]

Hey Coach “Am I dehydrated?”

Rowing in the heat: If you are rowing a lot  and do your sessions seriously, you have to balance the fluid loss. If this balance does not take place, it may be that your body shows symptoms of dehydration. On hot summer days, we recommend that athletes and coaches are constantly checking the water consumption […]

Coastal Rowing: 5 Reasons to Row in Egypt

The announcement of our Red Sea Coastal Rowing Challenge in Egypt has really created a broad interest. We have received many questions from the “Fixed seat” community.  This is what our 50 year old customer wanted to know: Hi Rowperfect I row and compete in a few of the SCRA regattas each year. …we’ve been […]

Red Sea Coastal Rowing challenge.

We have mentioned it on this forum a few weeks ago: The Red Sea Coastal Rowing challenge. There was some great interest in this tour and we would like to give you more insight information: The Red Sea Costal Rowing challenge has two possibilities: The first possibility is a 5 day rowing journey which is […]

The best gloves for water sports – rowing gloves

Gloves are a hotly discussed theme while you’re on the water. Should I wear gloves while rowing, kayaking or while on the SUP? If you ask fitness athletes so there is a broad consensus for gloves. Top athletes and many racing athletes tend to reject gloves for water sports enthusiasts. But what are the best […]