4 Tricks to Ensure you’re up for Morning Rowing Practice

There might only be two kinds of rowers in the world: those who have slept through morning practice, and those who will sleep through it,someday. Getting up for a morning practice outing is always a hard grind, and there is no end of distractions, good and bad, that keep weary rowers from actually turning in a […]

By |2019-09-17T14:19:07+10:00September 17th, 2019|All posts|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 |2019-05-14T15:04:05+10:00August 22nd, 2018|All posts, Rowing Equipment, Rowing Safety, Transporting|0 Comments

The History of Dragon Boating

Dragon boating. There’s nothing quite like it. Once you see the vibrant reds, greens and golds on the water, complete with the rhythmic pounding of drums, you can’t deny the excitement of the activity that is dragon boating.

There’s a rich, cultural history behind dragon boat racing. It’s what makes this unique […]

By |2018-07-30T09:11:14+10:00July 20th, 2018|All posts|0 Comments

Tulsa case study + boathouse spotlight

Space Saver Rowing Systems are all about innovation. The team love tricky boathouse storage problems, because that means we can put our brains to work and conjure up a bespoke solution to maximise the space in your boatshed. This not only ensures your stacking systems are safe, but you […]

The Benefits of Mindfulness in Dragon Boating

Whether you are back on the water in the southern hemisphere, hitting the paddle pool in the northern hemisphere, or still paddling in the balmy temperatures of the waters near the equator, you need the relentless focus and concentration to get the most out of your training and help you to finish in front. But how can […]

By |2018-04-27T07:34:00+10:00February 19th, 2018|All posts, Dragon Boats|0 Comments

Get this anthology of Rowing Tales for your bookshelf

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.

Rowperfect UK recently compiled this collection of over 40 stories from rowers of all ages and from all around the world. A few […]

By |2018-04-26T19:54:29+10:00January 10th, 2018|All posts|0 Comments

Gifts for the rower in your life – Merry Christmas from SSRS!

Woohoo – Christmas is nearly upon us!

Have you been naughty or nice this year? We hope the latter, or you may end up with a lump of coal in your boat! For you, the rower, you likely have a lot of other rowing buddies that’ll expect presents (we know you certainly are!). Or, if your […]

By |2018-04-26T19:53:07+10:00December 15th, 2017|All posts, Fundraising|0 Comments

3 tips on waking up early for rowing

When you tell other people you are a rower, they instantly assume many things.

Exhibit A: “I’m a rower.” Response: “Oh, you must have super strong arms!” *cue your biceps being groped without permission*

Exhibit B: “I’m a rower.” Response: “Wow, you must be really fit!” *cue your internal shame because you ate […]

By |2018-04-26T17:35:59+10:00November 7th, 2017|All posts, Boathouse, Rowing tips|0 Comments