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What Our Customers Say – Testimonials 2019

We listen very carefully to what our customers say. Before, during and after a tour. In the planning stages of a rowing trip, we get some fabulous ideas from rowers. During a trip, we can often do some fine-tuning and make adjustments if needed. Even though we usually have a very...

Rowers Get Into Seasonal Celebrations

So, this is Christmas, and what have we done; another year over and a new one just begun. Rowers love seasonal celebrations, whether through parades, humour or songs. Finding connections between seasonal celebrations, such as Christmas, for example, and rowing, revealed...

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...

Greece’s Northern Beaches Top Destination for Rowers (and non-Rowers!)

I’m feeling giddy. We climb the crest of one big roller and careen into the trough of another. I’m here on the big, blue swells of the Aegean Ocean in Halkidiki, trying hard to pay more attention to my rowing instructor, and less to the cerulean swells of water surrounding me in...

Top 10 Rowing Club Dogs

We love dogs, especially rowing club dogs, because we have a shared love of water, rowing and clubhouses! When you row out of your club’s boathouse or if you have been to other clubs, you know that dogs can be a welcome presence for club rowers and visitors. Not only that. They...

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...