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Rowing Challenges To Try or Admire From Afar

“Each rower is expected to use 800 sheets of toilet paper during their crossing.” “The 2013 winning Team Locura arrived in Antigua with a blue marlin beak pierced through the hull of the boat.”  A couple of rowing facts from the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge How Long Does It...

Strange and Unusual Things on the Water

As lovers of rowing, we love all things water, whether floating on water, propelling one’s self over water, and even being underwater. In tribute, we bring you a compendium of strange happenings on water that will brighten your week. Last year, we humoured you with some strange...

Why All Rowers Should Care About Coastal Rowing

Racers!  Attention! Have you ever dreamed of representing your country at the international level, maybe competing in a FISA World Rowing championship?  Think that is impossible now?  Maybe not. Coastal rowing could be the answer for you.  Read on, or if you are really impatient...
Coastal boats on the beach in Brittany

Is the Tide Rising for Coastal Rowing?

Coastal rowing has been on my mind a lot recently.  Apparently I am not alone. A few weeks ago, the FISA World Rowing Coastal Championship (WRCC for those in the know) wrapped up in Thessaloniki, Greece.  By all accounts it was a highly successful event, with great participation...