Ireland – Championships Cancelled

The Irish Rowing Championships and Coastal Championships, both events got cancelled due to public health restrictions. The races were due to take place later this August. As we heard from Rowing Ireland and RTE, Rowing Ireland, the Irish Rowing Federation had hoped that the number of people allowed at indoor and outdoor gatherings would be increased […]

World Rowing Virtual Masters Regatta

2020 World Rowing Masters Regatta alternative The FISA World Rowing Commission has decided to initiate a virtual rowing regatta. On your Erg. According Fisa, WRVMR will take place at the same time as the original regatta, from 2-6 September 2020. Designed to be done anywhere in the world masters rowers are invited to complete a […]

Beirut Rowing Center destroyed

We would like to read this post,Tony G. has posted a few hours ago on our Master Rowing international Facebook page.  2 days ago a massive explosion happened in Beirut’s harbor (Photocredit: Lebanon School of Rowing). Following the international press, some 300,000 people left temporarily homeless after the blast made their homes uninhabitable. Half of […]

Foot-Stretcher Angle in Rowing Shells (Part 2)

This is the second post about our foot stretcher settings (read part 1 here). We have answered Rons’s question a few days ago about an optimal stretcher height position. Today we will give you some advice for the optimal foot stretcher angle. In case you are looking for more rigging information check our general guide […]

Foot-Stretcher Angle in Rowing Shells (Part 1)

Tom, my wife and me share a double. Our food stretcher height set up is very different. I tent to have it at the highest position to have an optimal foot force. Am I mistaken? – Ronald Rowperfect has posted plenty of suggestions about the perfect rigging for people of different heights. The right set […]

Time to Take a Break From Rowing

The rowing season 2020 was not at all what we expected. We’re all well familiar with the reasons. This pandemic has changed all our lives this year. Maybe it’s time to take a rowing break to clear our minds. For top athletes, taking a non rowing vacation is one of the best ways to expand […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Competitive Sport Is Important in Education

Guest Post Are you still not sure if you should do competitive sports? Actually, such a type of sport can influence any individual a lot, especially when it comes to education. Here, you can find the top 5 reasons why competitive sport is important in education and why it can be beneficial to you. Find […]

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 […]

Rowing Hat Wear: How To Clean Your Rowing Cap

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Wearing a rowing hat is perfect for keeping your face shaded on a sunny day. But most of us know that sweat and dirt will soon leave our protection dirty and filthy. Buy a new one? Don’t know how to clean it? Unfortunately, you cannot put it into the laundry as easy as the rest […]

Head Of The Charles As Global Remote Event In 2020

Boston, MA., USA – On July 15, 2020, the Head of The Charles Regatta Board of Directors announced that the Head Of the Charles (HOCR) will run as a global remote event this year. After thorough research and in-depth discussion, the board and executive team came to the conclusion that it would not be possible […]