Category Archives: Touring Rowing

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Red Sea – Coastal Rowing in Eqypt

Some say, rowing is as old as humanity. Many findings in different cultural areas were proving, that rowing was an important activity next to plowing and hunting in Eqypt. In ancient Egypt, water transportation with a boat and the help of an oar had a particular function:  It was a vital necessity for trade and […]

Blister pain, and how I learned to love Rowtex hand cream

Rowperfect is always happy to receive feedback to our activities. Read below how Gareth feels about using hand cream as a rower. Rowers hands are, like runner’s feet, are subject to a great deal of punishment. Crying to your coaches or fellow rowers will bring you little or no sympathy, with the prevailing attitude of […]

Rowing at the Vogalonga 2019

Rowing from Cannaregio to Canale Grande into the city was the most exciting rowing I’ve had in my life You might have heard about the classic race: The Vogalonga, located in Venice, Italy. The 45th edition just finished. Ans as always: More than 7000 water sports athletes liked the race in Venice. The Vogalonga regatta […]

Does a rowing holiday sound like your idea of heaven?

What is Tour Rowing? Love to row?  Love to travel?  Love a rowing holiday? Why not combine both?  Tour Rowing is offered by many organisations. Opportunities to scull and sweep in spectacular locations – Germany, Ireland, England, Norway, Italy,Switzerland, California, Quebec amongst many others.  How does it work, exactly? All tour operators offer a full […]

Coastal Rowing in the Bay of Arcachon

Have you thought about a Coastal Rowing Trip lately? We have posted about Coastal Rowing a few times and received very positive feedback. Coastal and offshore rowing is a type of rowing, performed at sea. Due to the harsher conditions encountered, the boats are wider and more robust than those used on rivers and lakes. In North America, […]