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+11:00September 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+11:00August 15th, 2019|Rowing Club Management|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+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.

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

3 Ways To Welcome New Members To Your Rowing Club

Starting anything new can be daunting. When it comes to being the newest member of a rowing club, someone may feel a little out of place amongst all the weathered veterans.

However, the point of a rowing club is for many different people to get together in the spirit of this one […]

By |2019-05-14T15:07:30+11:00May 18th, 2018|Boathouse, Rowing Club Management|0 Comments

3 ideas for building community within your rowing club

Club – a gathering of people that all share a common interest. When it comes to a rowing club, you know that you are surrounded by awesome (oar-some?), like-minded people.

However, bonding doesn’t necessarily come easily. People may be shy, new members are constantly joining or perhaps age differences get in […]

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