There might only be two kinds of rowers in the world: those who have slept through morning practice, and those who will sleep through it,someday. Getting up for a morning practice outing is always a hard grind, and there is no end of distractions, good and bad, that keep weary rowers from actually turning in a […]
There is often a substantial opportunity cost associated with removing conventional wing riggers in order to maximize the storage space in the boathouse. Many athletes and crews will argue the time taken to dismantle each boat after the session comes at a high price for the amount of space gained.
How much space is gained from […]
Although we are totally biased with regard to who has the best rowing storage solutions, we wanted to know how other clubs manage their boathouse oar storage. Aside from such a diverse range of methods, we discovered some particularly innovative solutions from within our community.
We prefer to store our oars vertically. You can […]
Do you know of any good guidelines for carrying sculling boats on the roof of cars with/ without a full sculling rack? There has been an incident at our club as the bowball was tied down to the bumper and the strap worked loose and came undone and then got caught under a wheel […]
This week, the team at Rowperfect had a chance to catch up with the founder and director of Space Saver Rowing Systems (SSRS), Douglas Lumsden. He shared with us what has been happening recently with SSRS, as well as reflecting back on where the company has come from and what the future holds for […]
It’s your first time running a maintenance check on your shell, but you are new to rowing and don’t quite understand what everything is, or does yet. Let Space Saver teach you rowing boat maintenance in our simple guide.
The coach isn’t expecting you to pull the boat apart and rebuild it brand new, but you […]
Do the standard red shade of SSRS oar racks clash terribly with your club colours? Have you been searching aimlessly for a paint colour that will match perfectly with your lavender purple and tumeric yellow oar blades?
Space Saver Rowing Systems feel your pain. That’s why we have taken the time to […]
When was the last time you ran a routine check on some of the lesser components of your rowing equipment? Chances are, too long ago. It is easy to overlook the small things when attention focuses towards the larger issues in the club, such as repairing broken shells or purchasing new boats.
That is all fair […]