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How to Choose the Right Type of Rowing Trip for You

Tourism boards crunch all sorts of numbers and big data in attempts to figure out why travellers choose certain types of trips. Destination is very important, but there are other factors. Some travellers want ease in every way including unpacking their suitcases only once and...

10 Best Rowing Destinations You Have Never Heard Of

Humans like to flock together – witness the current over-tourism phenomenon.  Rowers are no different. We head en mass to Florida to row in the winter, dress up and jostle along the shoreline at Henley-on-Thames for the regattas and cluster on the Charles River in Boston in...

Travel Planning for Rowers

We are just over half-way through the year, and while our focus is resolutely on our upcoming rowing tours, we are already starting to plan our trip offers for the next year. But we are not alone in this travel planning for rowers. Individuals are plotting and dreaming about...

Coastal Rowing Update

We are unabashed fans of coastal rowing. Over the past five years, we have published a few posts on the subject. In this one, we revisit and update those earlier, but still relevant, posts and share some of the signs that interest in coastal rowing is building. It is certainly...
Australia

Formula for a Perfect Rowing Tour: Clarence River, Australia

What do you call a rowing trip that on one hand is “a hidden gem” or “a well-kept secret”, then gets 5 out of 5 ratings from guests? A contradiction? An amazing experience! How about a sure repeat. We are talking about the Australia: Clarence River tour which we ran in late...
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Top Tips for a Rowing Tour Training Program

After “why”, the next logical question is “how”. Our blog post on Going the Distance: Why Train for a Rowing Tour, garnered lots of interest. If we have convinced you of the why, the next step is to figure out the how. Here are our top tips plus the opportunity to access a brand...
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Going The Distance: Why Train for a Rowing Tour?

The concept of training seems obvious, especially for rowers who need to master technique as well as build fitness in order to enjoy and grow in our sport. So why do some guests, who have signed up for a trip, not do any rowing tour preparation and training? Why would people...
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When you can’t row …

Rowing is absolutely not an option right now in Winnipeg.  They are driving trucks on the river, it is frozen so hard.  But don’t despair.  As much as we might live to row, there is something quite magical about winter.  When you can’t row you can: Cross-country ski – we have...
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Experiencing a FISA World Rowing Tour

Every year FISA or World Rowing offers one or more rowing tours in beautiful places. Every year is a different location. Typically the deadlines to apply are in January. In 2019, tours will be held in both New Zealand in April and in Finland in July. While submitting my...
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12 Days of Rowing Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving, and in that spirit, we announce 12 Days of Rowing Christmas. Beginning 25 December, each day for 12 days we will announce a booking special from our selection of 2019 trips.  Check our Facebook page (public and visible to all, you do not need to be...