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Gift Guide for Rowers

Leave the heavy gifting to us. This time of year, your inbox will fill with deals for rigger jiggers, dry sacks and other wonderful gift ideas for rowers. We decided to offer a beyond-wonderful (and, we hope, inspiring) gift guide for your rowing loved ones.
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Wine and Rowing Pairings in South Africa

We pair food with wine, so why not rows? Crisp, clean, a light finish – well that could describe the rowing just as easily as the wine. Pairing is especially appropriate for our three rowing trips in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Whether you are enjoying the Cape...

Busted! 3 Rowing Travel Myths Uncovered

Myth #1: If you race, you will detest Rowing The World trips This is the myth we’d most like to bust. Most importantly, we know this is just not true. Truly. Why? Because we have had so many fit guests who join us and they have rowed iconic races, such as Head of the Charles,...

A Stroke of Lightness

We laugh a lot on our trips, mostly when we are off the water, for safety reasons. Clearly rowers love to laugh because many of you loved our hilarious Keeping Up Appearances post on Facebook (above) in case you missed it. For those reasons, we’ve compiled what we think are a few...

Row Your Colour

Always ready to help you choose the best place for you to row with us on one of our Rowing The World trips, we offer you this clear and clearly scientific, easy-to-use chart. Simply pick your favourite colour and–voila!–your rowing destination is revealed.

6 Boathouses To Float Your Boat

Boathouses are at their essence utilitarian. The Aussies call them sheds and some are exactly that, not an aesthetic line in sight. Others have charm, character and history perhaps with a whiff of celebrity.  But a few are marvels to behold and my focus here is on six boathouses...
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Lyons Roars: Novice Oars at 77

Ken Lyons, now 77, has been interested in rowing since watching the Inspector Morse TV series in Australia. The series often included an elegant shot of a single sculler that proved intriguing enough for Ken to think he should give it a go at some point. He kept the idea of...

A Swell Adventure to Test Your Mettle – Row the Open Ocean

  Are we crazy? No, but deeply intrigued. Here’s more on Shoreseeker, our latest Rowing Travel Hub partner, and how they deliver the potential of a transformative experience to just about anyone. Shoreseeker is an open water adventure rowing company designed to bring the...

Mothers Who Row

  When Joan Rivington’s only son Liam Corrigan was about 12 years old, she signed them both up for a learn-to-row program in Old Lyme, Connecticut, which has a strong rowing club. Joan, an oncology pharmacist and avid fitness fan, thought it would be fun for them to try a...

Introducing Trip of the Month

We are delighted to announce our first Trip of the Month.  We love the destinations where we run our rowing trips.  They are beautiful landscapes and water, but also have rich history and culture beyond rowing. There is so much to learn and enjoy. For the month that one of our...