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

What’s Your Rowing Pain-Face?

Having been given the chance to photograph this year’s Pembroke Regatta, I thought I’d take you through some of the more typical manifestations of these so-called ‘pain-faces’, so that you can be prepared for Lent bumps, and all the photos it shall bring.

The Many Pain-faces of Rowing

1. The Angry Rower

A classic pain-face. Gritted teeth, terrifying […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:59+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|All posts|0 Comments

Are You Back with the Crew Yet?

How did you spend your Christmas break? Aside from the essential overindulgence of food and drink, did you get out on the water? Has your boat been confined to the walls of the boat shed for the past month?

The answers typically fall into two categories – those in the Southern Hemisphere who have had the […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:52:59+00:00 January 27th, 2016|All posts|0 Comments

Rowing Jokes – Can you relate?

We are all too familiar with the struggles and anguish associated with rowing. So for a change, we thought we would focus our attention on some of the light-hearted and humorous facets of our favorite love-to-hate past-time.

Enjoy a well deserved break from whatever you may be doing and treat yourself to a selection of rowing jokes and images […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:53:00+00:00 November 25th, 2015|All posts|0 Comments

Buyers Guide: quick release rowing rigger fittings

There is often a substantial opportunity cost associated with removing conventional wing riggers in order to maximize the storage space in the boathouse. Many athletes and crews will argue the time taken to dismantle each boat after the session comes at a high price for the amount of space gained.

How much space is gained from […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:53:01+00:00 October 8th, 2015|All posts|0 Comments

Can you carry a single scull on a roof rack?

Do you know of any good guidelines for carrying sculling boats on the roof of cars with/ without a full sculling rack?  There has been an incident at our club as the bowball was tied down to the bumper and the strap worked loose and came undone and then got caught under a wheel […]

By | 2017-10-12T21:53:08+00:00 September 9th, 2015|All posts|0 Comments