connecting rowers who love to travel

Wallaby and Other Wonders in Tasmania

  How can one not be intrigued by a place that was populated by more than 70,000 convicts, has a town called Nowhere Else, and is home to a night-marauding carnivore named after the devil? The tagline for Tourism Tasmania is “a curious island at the edge of the world.” From...

Rowing Travel in Parks and Protected Areas

I was asked to be part of a panel discussion on the role of tourism in parks and protected areas.  As the only business owner on the panel, I presented broad perspectives from the adventure travel industry, which is heavily reliant on beautiful, natural areas and can play a role...

First Ever Row to Sibuya

We are certain that we are the first people to row the river.  Yes, lots have been on it in other craft, including canoes and kayaks, but not rowing shells.  This was a rare opportunity in our busy, “been there, done that” world.  So ours was a first ever, an easy exploratory...
WRC sandbagged against flooding Red River April 2014

Water for Rowing: Quantity

Good water quality is an asset for rowing and is the focus of a commendable campaign by World Rowing and World Wildlife Fund.  Quantity of water is discussed less frequently, but is equally important.  It is top of my mind because I row in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada where we are...