Category Archives: Users Views

Rowers Rub for Gig Rowers review

rowersrubbare

Jane Fitzsimons is a gig rower who suffers….. from blisters on the seat.  She took a pot of Rowers Rub and shared it around Cotelehe Gig Club to give it a workout. My squad and I have been trialling Rowers Rub. We really like it. We are gig rowers and suffer from blisters on our bums […]

Rowing Anorak review

Angus Groom tests the rowing anorak

Angus Groom reviewed the new Rowing Anorak and here is his feedback: First of all, I thought it was generally excellent- there are a lot of different types splash jackets out there and some work and some don’t. At first glance, it looked like it’s going to be quite thick and heavy but I was […]

Seat Racing Book review

Book review of Definitive Guide to Rowing Seat Racing – a collaboration between myself, Keith and my daughter Jasmine. Jasmine has been a school rower for the past 5 years and has fallen victim to the unfairness of one form of seat boat racing. Overall it is a well versed and a well thought out […]

Rowing Anorak – User Trial

Rowing Anorak front view

The team at Rowtex who brought you their Rowtex gloves have been working on a new product… it’s an Anorak for rowing and it’s available for sale now in the Rowperfect shop. They launched a crowdfunding campaign to get early customers and to pay for the product development. Rowperfect was pleased to support them with this […]

Quick release rigger question

THE BUYER'S GUIDE TO: Quick Release Riggers

Lots of readers ask us questions in our Messenger chat pane.  Here we show recent answers.  A lot of them can be found in our blog post archive which goes back to 2007 – do use the search pane above to research answers yourself. Quick Release rigger clips I have a pair of clip on […]

Training Camp Venues – let’s make a big list

We know that there are great places around the world where you can go on training camp. Can the Rowperfect global community help us create a master list of places, contacts and recommendations? We’ve started creating a list with the help of Ming Zou (who added the Chinese column headings). Please review and edit and […]

Best boat booking software for rowing

Organise athletes for rowing crews

I am looking for a boat booking software for my sailing club in Felixstowe. We have 11 club boats and currently have a diary we use, Boats are booked by the half day. Andy – great question.  And the quick answer is to SEARCH using the feature at the top of every page in the […]

Coxmate Audio review from Sudbury RC

coxmate audio amplification for rowing

And here’s a review from Sudbury Rowing Club who tried the Coxmate Audio amplifier. The audio only version obviously does not have a rate meter, but we were doing a UT2 outing with 2 1500m pieces at 28 so my stroke-man had the GPS unit for that outing and I then used it in the […]

Calling for TWO testers to try the Rowers Rub!

We’ve just stocked two new products in our shop – The Original Rowers Rub and the Rowers Hand Rub. These are all-natural salves that help to moisture chaffed and chapped skin, preventing further friction from aggravating sore spots. Both are infused with essential oils such as marjoram, clove, and rosemary to provide antibacterial and anti-inflammatory […]

Winter Rowing Gloves user test results

Three new winter glove designs for rowers From our recent promotion we got testers from around the Rowperfect community to test out three new winter glove designs.  The products are below The Pro is the cheapest a straightforward thermal glove for rowing. The Elite incorporates thinner fabrics and has better breathability and blister prevention The […]