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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...
Vivien Jackson

Rowing Your World – Meet Viv Jackson, Rowing Guide

Ruth Marr, President of Rowing The World, first met Viv at a British Rowing Tour in Gloucestershire in 2014. Ruth was the only Canadian and gratefully filled a seat in a Weybridge Ladies Amateur Rowing Club (WLARC) boat. Over one of the shared dinners, Ruth and Viv discovered...

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...
Poems About Rowing

Poetry to soothe a travelling rower’s soul

Today is the perfect day to pull out some great rowing poetry to soothe a travelling rower’s soul. In this collection, we promise nostalgic rowing references with a father, a poem about how taxing rowing can be, a twist on an old nursery rhyme, and Ruth’s own haiku. Oh no. But...
Holidays for women who row

Rowing Your World: Ladies of York

To continue with our series of getting to know rowers who row with us, we’d like to introduce the Ladies of York! On a Rowing The World trip on the Lot River, a group of women who have been rowing together for years joined us. They all learned to row as adults through York City...

Go With the Flow While Rowing in Ireland

The southeast of Ireland has a little bit of everything that Ireland is famous for, and more. If you like pastoral places, you’ll find the towns and villages here lovely and picturesque. Verdant forests and pastures flank beautiful rivers. If you like history and culture, you’ll...

17 Zinger Instagram Accounts Rowers Need to Follow

Instagram is an especially visual social space, and if you’re anything like us, it can pull you in for hours of guilty pleasure perusing stunning images and videos of rowing at sunset, rowing on glassy waters, rowing in gorgeous places, and, ahem, rowing bodies on boats....
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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...
ski to row better

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...