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Summer Sculling Challenge

By Rebecca Caroe

Summer is a great time to learn to scull in a single boat, warm water if you fall in, fewer regattas claiming your attention and the opportunity just to mess around and learn something new. Have you discovered expert video sculling instruction thanks to Stephen Walker of Sculling Academy? Set up to help the self-taught […]

FISA Update on WADA’s McLaren Report

By Rebecca Caroe

For immediate release 20 July 2016, Lausanne The Executive Committee of FISA, the World Rowing Federation, convened by telephone conference call yesterday evening, after the release of the WADA Executive Committee’s recommendations on the McLaren report issued Monday evening [click here] and the IOC Executive Board’s Statement following their meeting of Tuesday [click here]. The […]

Monthly Prize Draw

By Theo

Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month (June) the prize is a copy of The Boys In The Boat book The prize was kindly donated by Tara Morgan guest on RowingChat. The Winner is T Cannon. Next month Toby Cunliffe Steel has two prizes […]

Harry Mahon's Rowing Technique

Your summer rowing technique focus

By Rebecca Caroe

It’s time to reflect on rowing and sculling technique as the UK junior national championships hove into view and the end of the (serious) racing season heralds the start of the pot-hunting season, Rowing well with good technique mostly equates to rowing fast. Rowing badly with poor technique mostly equates to rowing slowly. Have you watched a […]

The Henley Royal Regatta #RowingRant

By Rebecca Caroe

A guest post by Stuart Harrison Due to the inclement weather South Australia has been enduring over the last week and the Royal Henley Regatta being on YouTube I have sat in front of the computer and watched the entire regatta. The coverage of the event was outstanding. The overhead drone gave a clear picture […]

How the New Zealand Rowing team trains

By Rebecca Caroe

The July RowingChat podcast is published – with Toby Cunliffe-Steel.  Watch the YouTube video or listen to the MP3 Soundcloud below. International rower Toby is currently one of the Lightweight Scullers in the New Zealand Rowing Team. A cancer survivor and determined achiever, he reveals his recipe for success. Timestamps 02:00 What is the annual […]

Henley Memories by George Parsonage

By Rebecca Caroe

George Parsonage’s Henley memories Being there to see Sean Drea win his hat trick of Diamonds Watching 17stone+ Vladimir Eshinov in the pair Stroking the Scottish Rowing 8 against Cornell University Beating Dick Findlay in the Diamonds Racing in the finals of the Double Sculls Getting turned away from the Stewards because my kilt was […]