Great Quotes and Boats

“If the blade is not locked in the water or is driving in the air, power applied to the blade through the footplate transferred by the handle affects boat propulsion negatively.”

– Brian Richardson, Rower, Coach

Nolte, Volker. Rowing Faster. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2004.

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Oxygen Optional

Oxygen Optional Tournament will be held today, December 9, 2017 indoor at Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex in Manhattan, Kansas. Kansas State Rowing Association and Kansas State University Men’s Crew host 30 entries from 4 clubs.

Plant Invite – Fall Sprints will be held today, December 9, 2017 at the Bypass Canal inTampa, Florida. Plant High Rowing Association, Inc. hosts 343 entries from 13 clubs.

Rogue Valley Indoor Rowing Challenge will be held at Arete Crossfit for Master, Collegiate, High School, Adaptive, Junior and Novice entries in Ashland, Oregon hosted by Rogue Rowing.

British Rowing Indoor Championships will be held today, Saturday 9th December 2027 at Lee Valley VeloPark in London.

Walton Small Boats Head will be held Saturday 9th December 2017 in the Thames region hosted by Walton Rowing Club.

Derby Small Boats Head will be held 9th December 2017 in the East Midlands region hosted by Derby Rowing Club.

Wycliffe Small Boats Cancelled

In British Rowing, Liverpool Victoria Head Of The Float will be held Saturday 2nd December 2017 in the North West region hosted by Liverpool Victoria Rowing Club.

Newark Head will be held Saturday 2nd December 2017 in the East Midlands region hosted by Newark Rowing Club, established 1873.

Burway Small Boats Head will be held Saturday 2nd December 2017 in the region Thames region hosted by Burway Rowing Club.

Vesta Scullers Head of the River Race will be held Saturday 2nd December 2017 in the Thames region hosted by Vesta Rowing Club.

Wycliffe Small Boats Head planned to be be held Saturday 2nd December 2017 in the WAGS region has been cancelled by the Wycliffe Watermen and Wycliffe College Boat Club.

In World Rowing, Shing Mun River Novice Regatta will b held today, December 2, 2017 at Sha Tin Rowing Centre in Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China Rowing Association hosts 61 entries from 9 clubs.

Cyber Monday 2017

There’s something for everyone on Cyber Monday. Rowers are all about comfort and efficiency, but we like something new too. Here’s a short list of places with spandex, dry wick, fleece, ergs and more for rowers and gifting:

For Under Armour, check the outlet HERE.

For Sperry check HERE.

Regatta Sport continues the Black Friday sale for Cyber Monday, for details check HERE.

Check out sale items and the Bargain Bin at JL Racing HERE.

For Costco check HERE.

For Dick’s Sporting Goods check HERE.

For Eastern Mountain Sports check HERE.

For Land’s End check HERE.

For L.L.Bean check HERE.

Sweaty Betty continues the Black Friday sale for Cyber Monday, for details check HERE.

Billy Webb Challenge in NZ and Waterford in UK

In British Rowing, the challenging Wallingford Head of the River will be held Sunday 26th November 2017 in the Thames region hosted by Wallingford Rowing Club.

In New Zealand Rowing, the Billy Webb Challenge will be held today, 26 November 2017 at Whanganui River in Whanganui, New Zealand hosted by Whanganui Rowing Association.

“Billy Webb became the first New Zealander to win the World Professional Single Sculls title when he beat Australian Charles Towns on the Parramatta River in Sydney, by five lengths in 1907. Webb defended the title on the Whanganui River in 1908 against twice Australian champion Richard Tressider before 25,000 spectators including Premier Sir Joseph Ward.”

Rutherford, Hampton, Avon & Evesham & Yarra

In British Rowing, Rutherford Head Of The River will be held Saturday 25th November 2017 in the Northern region hosted by Tyne Amateur Rowing Club.

Hampton Small Boats Head for Junior and School entries will be held Saturday 25th November 2017 in the Thames region hosted by Hampton School.

Avon Masters & Evesham Autumn Head will be held Saturday 25th November 2017 in the West Midlands region hosted by Evesham Rowing and Rackets Club.

In Australian Rowing, the 2017 Head of the Yarra will be held at the Yarra River in Victoria, hosted by Rowing Victoria.