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Praise is OK!

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I have just finished an enjoyable weekend coaching the Tyred Swans, an Auckland Masters rowing group.  Like most Masters they are short on coaching and are always keen to learn and get feedback – thanks guys it makes coaching you a pleasure. It occurred to me that groups like this are often inhibited by the […]

US Masters Rowing National Championships – Day 2 musings

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It’s not an expensive flight to Tennessee and the 2017 Masters Nationals but I thought I’d drive it.  My mother was raised in Huntsville, Alabama and most of the annual trip there from Maryland followed the same route I drove the other day, across mountains range that seems more easily traversed than back before I-81 […]

Teamer At The Ready For Marlow Manager

Winners at Henley Veterans Regatta

It will be another busy season for the members of Marlow Rowing Club Women’s Masters. Starting with the Marlow Spring Regatta and culminating in September’s Master World Championships in Bled, not to mention the many coaching sessions and events in between, it’s fair to say that the organisers will have their work cut out again this season. […]

Passengers, or what can a masters crew do with a free rider

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One of the glories of rowing is that a boat is only as fast as the slowest crew member. Unless all the members are contributing the boat will not be fast.  I say this is one of the glories of the sport because it means that, unlike a football team, a basketball team ora hockey team, […]

World Masters Games Auckland 2017 boat hire

Coming to race in the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand during April 2017? Hire your boats direct from the clubs and benefit local rowing using the availability chart on the North Shore Rowing Club website.  World Masters Games Boat Rental.  Carefully scheduled by local clubs, each boat is made available for a morning […]

Masters rowers – want to get faster?

Announcing Faster Masters the Rowing Coaching membership service for masters rowers and scullers developed with expert coach Marlene Royle.. It is called Faster Masters and will launch to the public on 1 October 2016. What is Faster Masters? The programme is 7 “lessons” each comprising a video and transcript plus some additional guides written as pdf ebooks. […]

Join RowingChat with Masters Rowing Specialist, Marlene Royle

Join RowingChat with Masters Rowing Specialist, Marlene Royle

Attention Masters Rowers: Next time on RowingChat, we have a special guest just for YOU! Masters Rowing Specialist, Marlene Royle If you are looking for tips and advice about improving your technique and becoming a more competitive Masters rower, coaching and advice doesn’t get any better than Marlene Royle! Marlene’s focus on RowingChat will be around master […]

Adjusting race times for Masters rowers

Following up our article about Adjusting Erg Scores for Masters Athletes, we got a reply from Lewin who shared a spreadsheet by RowPro with a calculation for a 2000m race giving handicap in seconds and a per meter factor. This means if your race is a different distance you can easily work out the adjustment […]


Image via Wikipedia The SI Masters Regatta at Twizel struck weather problems today. The fog refused to lift enough to allow racing on the water to start. The water was flat and the wind was nonexistent but visibility was never good enough to allow safe racing. The familiar Twizel boat park and spectator area is […]