Rowing Safety 101: Looking After Your Rowing Equipment

As with any sport or activity, rowing has its own set of hazards and dangers. For starters, rowing boats aren’t exactly the lightest of vessels, and being out on the water can still pose a risk for even the most experienced rower or swimmer.

Another hazard that comes with rowing is also towards your equipment. Unsafe […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:54+00:00 April 21st, 2017|All posts, Care, Rowing Equipment, Rowing Safety, Transporting|0 Comments

Caring for Your Rowing Equipment

While SSRS can help you with all your rowing storage needs, taking care of your boat and equipment remains very important. There are all kinds of hazards out there waiting to have a crack at your equipment, including buoys, pollution, rust and even novice rowers. This is part 1 of a 3 part series on […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:58+00:00 May 12th, 2016|All posts, Care, Rowing Equipment|0 Comments

ANU Boathouse Upgrade Helps Fund New Fleet

Last week, SSRS had the privilege of installing their Sliding Arm Boat racks in the ANU (Australian National University) Boathouse in Canberra.

As you can see from the ‘before’ pictures, the boathouse was a bit limited with it’s storage options. And do we have to mention the struggle their crews inevitably faced when retrieving […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:58+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Boathouse, Care, Case Studies, Rowing Safety|0 Comments

Shell Maintenance – Show it Some Love!

What kind of state are your rowing shells in? When did you last grease the tracks or tighten the nuts on your wing riggers? Chances are they could probably use some love, right?

With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s worth spending some time to catch up on the less glamorous job of shell maintenance – […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:59+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Care, Rowing Equipment|1 Comment