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Caring For Your CoxBox

bXUnOkxTaking proper care of your rowing electronics can add years to their usable life. Aside from storing them in our robust Rowing Electronics Storage and Security Box, we have pulled together some tips in video form, which show you exactly how you can ensure they work as they should for […]

By |2020-01-29T15:31:29+11:00February 15th, 2020|Care, Rowing Equipment|0 Comments

New Years Resolutions

Nothing naff here. 

We set out a rowing club year plan template which you can adapt for your club as the fireworks fade and you realise you need to get planning!

Take some time, get a few different people to help write it.  And then refer to the plan once a month so you can see what’s […]

By |2020-01-29T15:37:36+11:00January 2nd, 2020|Rowing Club Management|0 Comments

Boathouse Spotlight: Kansas University Boathouse

This week we’re jumping back a few years and taking a look at the magnificent Kansas University Boathouse!

Credit: Treanor Architects

Completed in January of 2009, the Kansas Rowing Boathouse sits near the Kansas River in Lawrence’s Burcham Park. Nestled into a grove of cottonwood trees, the design maximizes […]

By |2017-10-12T21:52:55+11:00March 16th, 2017|Boathouse, Boathouse Architecture|0 Comments

Fundraising Tips For Your Dragon Boat Team

Fundraising. One of the least exciting aspects of being on a dragon boat team, yet arguably one of the most important components of the club. Unless your team is sponsored by a large company or benefactor, you are constantly searching for ways to raise money in order to keep your boat afloat, so-to-speak.

Most clubs finance the majority […]

By |2019-05-28T09:07:35+10:00February 13th, 2017|Dragon Boats, Fundraising|0 Comments

Rowing Club New Year Planning

Do you have big ambitions for your rowing club in 2017? The saying goes, ‘by failing to plan, you’re planning to fail’. If you want to reach your goals for the year, it is important to take the time to plan how you will achieve them.

And what better time to do that than the beginning […]

Your Boathouse Action Plan| Part I

Is your club rapidly expanding? Are you worried your boathouse needs an overhaul to accommodate? We have a strategic way to increase your space and usability without redesigning from the ground up.

A client approached us who required a major overhaul which led us to develop our…

Boathouse Action Plan

This is a 4 stage boathouse upgrade which saves you […]

By |2017-10-12T21:52:56+11:00October 26th, 2016|Boathouse, Purchasing, Rowing Club Management|1 Comment