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

How to: Rooftop Scull Transport

Cover image: Oarsport / Wintech Racing

If you’re a boat club manager, you’re dealing with transporting rowing equipment all the time.  Of course a trailer is the best way to get everything to your destination in once piece, but if you have to make do with rooftop transport, there’s a few things you need to […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:55+00:00 February 27th, 2017|All posts, Rowing Equipment, Rowing Safety, Transporting|0 Comments

Transporting Equipment with Trailers Part 3: taking the trip and driving safely

Now comes the tricky part in Part 3 of our series for towing rowing boats and equipment with trailers. It’s a different kettle of fish altogether because rowing equipment is often awkwardly shaped and quite heavy when loaded.

Cornering: beware of being tipped over

Turning corners gets more difficult with heavier and bigger vehicles. There’re two important […]

By | 2014-06-16T20:05:48+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Boathouse, Care, Rowing Equipment, Transporting|0 Comments

Transporting your rowing gear: moving oars by plane

Transporting rowing equipment can be a hassle, especially when flying is involved. With so many rules and regulations (not to mention disclaimers when damage to the equipment occurs) it can mean the difference between a smooth trip and an absolute nightmare arriving without your gear. Not to worry though! In this post we’re covering the […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:53:16+00:00 February 7th, 2014|All posts, Care, Coaching, Rowing Equipment, Transporting|0 Comments