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8 easy checks to prepare you for the new season

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 […]

By |2017-10-12T21:53:08+11:00July 15th, 2015|Care|0 Comments

Spread your wing [riggers]!

If your rowing club has any number of wing rigger boats, you’ll be familiar with the struggle of fitting multiple boats into the available boathouse space. If you use quick-release wing riggers and put two singles or doubles on a rack, then storing the riggers is your new problem.  Their burly dimensions make them challenging to store efficiently, […]

By |2017-10-12T21:53:09+11:00June 22nd, 2015|All posts, Care|0 Comments

The solution to your boat storage woes!

Are you tired of straining furiously to retrieve boats at dangerous heights, from unstable footings? Or perhaps your boatshed lacks the required floor space to store all of your boats effectively, making it difficult to access them when you need to – costing you valuable time on the water.

If your boat house has vertical roof […]

Your rowing boathouse dream

How does the boathouse of your dreams look? What features does it have to give your rowers the best possible conditions to excel?

In a series of posts about extraordinary boathouses, we give you a chance to dream. Take a moment to admire and be inspired by the WMS boathouse on the Chicago River run by the

By |2017-10-12T21:53:09+11:00May 25th, 2015|Boathouse, Boathouse Architecture|0 Comments