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Hey I want to buy a 1x in USA what do you recommend?

I’m looking to get a single over here in the US. Just wondering if there are any North … read more

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I’m looking to get a single over here in the US. Just wondering if there are any North American single builders you might recommend? Or should I stick with European?

Well I’m not going to write recommending any one boat over any other because I don’t know what you are like as a physique, financially or what your personal rowing ambitions are (Olympics or Sunday morning toddle).

And so the best advice I can give you are in a couple of articles I wrote on the topic

How to choose which single scull to buy

But in general – buy the best you can afford.  Find a place to store it first (many clubs have a waiting list for rack space) and if you already row a boat, take all the measurements first so you can adjust the one you’re trying to make it as similar as possible.

About Rebecca Caroe
Rebecca is the host of RowingChat podcast and is a masters athlete and coach. Passionate about helping others enjoy the sport as much as she does. View all posts from Rebecca Caroe
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