It’s a great art, is rowing. It’s the finest art there is.
It’s a symphony of motion and when you’re rowing well, why it’s nearing perfection. You’re touching the divine.
It touches the you of you’s, which is your soul.
- George Pocock
champion sculler & distinguished boatbuilder
- is a superb cardio & full-body fitness workout
- is non-weight bearing and gentle on joints
- can be started later in life and is often continued much later in life than other sports
SO, WHERE'S THE ROWING?
Recreational slide-seat rowing is rarely publicly available outside a rowing club environment. While we see it possible to offer it as a rental option, it's more complex to deliver than kayaking or SUP. This, combined with the challenges of being a fully mobile operation, and the inordinate level of boat wake on the narrow and ecologically fragile reach of the river where we operate, means we are still searching for a viable way to offer rowing (or, more precisely, sculling*).
Unfortunately, ROWING IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME and that's unlikely to change before 2018, at minimum.
*Sculling is a specific type of rowing where the rower (sculler) uses two oars, one in each hand, as opposed to sweep rowing, where the rower uses both hands on a single oar. Single rowing (one person in a boat) is possible with sculling, while sweep rowing requires a minimum of two rowers in a boat.