Our club decided that the boathouse was looking shabby, the gear was not well cared for and we were frankly embarrassed to greet visitors.
Time for action – our training group decided to run a working bee every Wednesday from 5.30 – 6.30 pm until all the jobs we wanted doing were complete.
World Rowing recently ran an article with 5 tips for making the most of boathouse storage. And although we are delighted to read a mainstream article about our area of specialism, we really feel that they missed out on some obvious ones.
World Rowing’s tips for shed storage
- Sling small boat shells from the ceiling
- Double […]
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To us, rowing isn’t just something we enjoy during our spare time. We breathe, live and talk rowing. That’s why we relate so much to all the stories found in this book: Rowing Tales.
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