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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...
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Top 10 Travel Tips

Based on years of travelling to row, here are my top 10 travel tips – a slightly contrarian approach to planning and enjoying your next trip, whether it includes rowing or not. Buy a guidebook. Could be the physical copy or downloaded onto your phone or laptop. You could download...

How to Choose a Perfect Rowing Trip

You love to row, and the idea of enjoying your favourite sport in a beautiful or exotic location fires your imagination.  So how to choose a rowing trip that is perfect for you? Some considerations are the same as for any package vacation: Price.  But more important is th...

How to choose: Italy or Ireland?

How to choose a rowing trip is important! Italy and Ireland are two of our most popular countries and we have two rowing tours in each (actually three in Italy if you count the Vogalonga weekend). How to decide which trip to take?   Links for the trips: Adriatic Sea &...

All Non-Rowers Welcome!

Non-rowers are very welcome on trips with Rowing The World. Sometimes even in the boat, especially if you are as small and as cute as Jackina, our mascot in Italy. Occasionally non-rowing people are in the rowing shells too, perhaps as a cox, or maybe as a passenger.  On our...

Mind Your FAQs

Questioning is the ability to organize our thinking around what we don’t know. FAQs, or frequently asked questions, exist on many websites because they address the questions most frequently asked by clients. Questions indicate interest and thoughtfulness, required traits for...

Travelling in Uneasy Times

I sat on the riverbank in Kisangani shelling groundnuts and drinking cool beer in the equatorial heat while waiting to board a freighter down the Congo River through Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo. A gaggle of skinny gap-year “adventurers” spilled from their vehicle...

Water vs. Water Bottle

❌We no longer want to be a part of the problem❌ We do not supply single use plastic bottles to our rowers anymore. And for every person who registers between now and May 1st for our Cape Wildflowers Rowing & Hiking trip (link in bio), we will donate 25£ to @RowZambezi. Get...

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,...
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How Rowing Trips Get Created – Part 1 – St. Petersburg Private Trip

As a tour operator, we are keen at Rowing The WorldTM to create trips that rowers want to buy. It is a tremendous amount of work, and sometimes a big investment of money, to develop a trip to the standard of quality that we want. This is why we often run test trips. Typically by...
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