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+11:00June 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+11:00April 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+11:00April 17th, 2019|Boathouse|0 Comments

ANU Rowing get sliding towards success

Australian National University boat club bought a complete fit-out of their boat shed using Space Saver Rowing’s sliding arm boat racks.

ANU Boat Club, Rowing club rack, space saver rowing, Canberra Rowing clubs, ANU Boat Club racking by SSRS

We shot this video so you can see how […]

Sydney’s love affair with rowing

The UTS Haberfield is one of our prime showcase Space Saver Rowing Systems racking installations in New South Wales, Australia.  This rebuilt boat house reaches out over the water and comprises a boat shed downstairs and an elegant restaurant and club room upstairs.

Its delightful setting and modern architectural lines led Row360 Magazine to do a […]

By |2019-03-06T11:12:29+11:00March 6th, 2019|Boathouse, Case Studies|0 Comments

Mindfulness in the boathouse

Trendy modern ultra-hip concepts like mindfulness are rooted in careful mental understanding.  That’s all nice to know but can it help us in rowing? 

Mindfulness is described as the practice of raising awareness or paying attention to what is going on in the present moment, without judgement, and with curiosity.

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By |2019-02-01T14:40:44+11:00December 3rd, 2018|Boathouse, Dragon Boats, Rowing Safety|0 Comments

Boathouse Working Bee

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.

By |2018-10-26T14:35:25+11:00October 26th, 2018|Boathouse, Rowing Club Management, Rowing tips|0 Comments

5 tips for boathouse storage

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

  1. Sling small boat shells from the ceiling
  2. Double […]
By |2018-09-24T12:40:30+11:00September 24th, 2018|Boathouse, Rowing tips|0 Comments