4 Tricks to Ensure you’re up for Morning Rowing Practice

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 […]

By |2019-09-17T14:19:07+10:00September 17th, 2019|All posts|0 Comments

Rowing club insurance claims

It’s the moment every club committee loathes….. “Hey Coach, we need to make an insurance claim.”

Rowing boat insurance Photo by Lukas Juhas on Unsplash

Rowing Boat Insurance

Insuring your boat fleet is a requirement that cannot be avoided.  It is a cost of doing business in […]

By |2019-09-05T14:07:01+10:00September 5th, 2019|Care, Rowing Club Management|0 Comments

5 things every rowing club needs

Rowing is a fun sport – but as my first coach said “remember the water is safe, until you forget that it’s dangerous.”

Fun training zootie

And so running a fun rowing club involves having some key building blocks that ensure it stays fun for members.

  1. Safety guidelines […]
By |2019-08-15T10:07:37+10:00August 15th, 2019|Rowing Club Management|0 Comments

Black Mountain Rowing Club love Oar Racks

It is always nice to get a “thank you” from a happy customer.  Let us share this from the President of Black Mountain Rowing Club.  They bought Sweep Oar Brackets and Sculling Oar Brackets.

Space Saver Oar brackets have significantly reduced the space required for oar storage […]

By |2019-08-15T10:21:02+10:00July 11th, 2019|Case Studies|0 Comments

Australia plans to defend Kings Cup at Henley

Alison Creagh is the Australian Defence Force Kings Cup Team Manager and she is leading the squad to compete at Henley Royal Regatta later in July.  She kindly agreed to speak to SSRS.

Brigadier Alison Creagh ADF Rowing

Rowing in the Aussie Military

Within the Australian armed forces […]

By |2019-06-19T09:59:04+10:00June 19th, 2019|Boathouse, Rowing Club Management|0 Comments

Rowing Shell Rack Plans

We get asked a lot about best ways to lay out the boat racks for a rowing boathouse.  It’s a complex subject.

If you have the luxury of a very large building with few obstacles like Andover Crew – you can just have a row of parallel racks aligned with boathouse shed doorways.  Easy.

Connect a Dock with Dragon Boats

Dragon boats use Connect a Dock pontoons which make us glad

Space Saver was delighted to catch these photos of Dragon Boats training on our local lake and using the Connect-A-Dock pontoons we installed.

Don’t they look great? 

Three 4m x 15m pontoons were constructed and ready for anchoring in only 4 hours. The club members helped […]

By |2019-08-15T10:37:29+10:00April 29th, 2019|Boathouse, Case Studies, Dragon Boats|0 Comments

1919 Peace Regatta re-enactment with ADF rowing

The Australian Defence Force are going to Henley Royal Regatta in UK this July to take part in the centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta.  

Held after World War 1 when many troops were stationed in the UK and waiting to be shipped home after the war ended, it was a multi-nation regatta with the inaugural […]

By |2019-04-17T10:13:52+10:00April 17th, 2019|Boathouse|0 Comments