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Unplug. Breathe. Row. Repeat: How to Stay Healthy in 2018

Predictions on trends from food to fashion and beyond are revealed as 2018 approaches, keeping us apprised of the next best “thing” to enhance, and ideally, lengthen, our lives. Here, we focus on wellness trends that we think are relevant to rowers. Ingesting collagen protein...

Rivers with a Gender

This week we are announcing rowing trips on three different rivers in Europe: Neva in Russia, Dordogne in France and Mosel in Germany. English nouns are neutral but in French, German and Russian, nouns are generally feminine or masculine. In their native languages, some of our...

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,...

5 Women Rowers You Don’t Know You Want to Know

Generations of rowers came before us, blazing trail, finessing training, improving boats, and taking the sport to the next level. For women, that trail was often more difficult to blaze than it was for men. The following have either smoothed the waters for women rowing today or...

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...

The Case for Coastal Boats on Lakes

I recently visited Gimli, on the shores of Lake Winnipeg in Canada.  It is a beautiful, big, very big lake.  It ranks as the 11th largest in the world and you often can’t see the opposite shore.  Commercial fishers earn their living there.  And like any big lake, storms can whip...