Layback - historical perspective
Given all the discussion about layback, some may be interested by this: http://www.thamesrc.demon.co.uk/1950s.html

Linked Ergometer Rowing
Hi there, I was just wondering if anyone had any information, or know where i could get info, on linked ergometer rowing on the rowperfect or any other models. All information would ...

PM2 upgrade on concept2
As I am picking up some training on the concept2 again, I would love to have the option to use the e-row software and row some races online. However, my concept2 erg is still an early C mode...

WIN racing boats
Saw their article in regatta. Anyone use them? What do you think? Cheers J ----------------------------------------------------------------- Machine Row...

More Layback at the finish...
Is this good or bad. Mr. Spracklen has been recorded as stating 75% of the energy put in to a stroke comes from the legs, 12.5% from the arms and 12.5% from the back - probably fr...

Re: C2 Ergometer Failure
> Hello > > We've started repairing C2-C's in Cambridge UK, and despite never seeing > this problem before, one college had two with exactly the problem you > descri...

Re: C2 Ergometer Failure
Hello We've started repairing C2-C's in Cambridge UK, and despite never seeing this problem before, one college had two with exactly the problem you describe, thus... "...

Kearney Johnson
I suppose I'm the last to hear it, but my brother called me from San Diego to tell me there was an article in the paper he caught about an old rower dying. Here's a link thanks to...

Rowing: Science of Art?
Started thinking after a post from PaulS, and wanted to put it out to the RSR community. Is rowing a science or an art? Surely, we all love the beautiful early morning photo...

Rowing for ectomorph
hallo from Italy, i am a typical ectomorph tall 1.90cm x 80kg (6'2"x175lbs), my shoulders are small, poor chest and skinny legs, I am 28, do you think rowing can help me ...

wheels at the catch.
I've heard it said many times that the wheels on the seat should change direction at the catch without a pause. I think a finite pause would be preferable. Neil ...

the oh-so-perfect varnish job
That ancient honorable old Sims single that I was sculling last week took on some water that day. Upon inspection I found that over long indoor storage, some checks had opened up in th...

Maths assistance....
If you know the linear travel of a handle of an Erg, how would you figure out the length of the arc that a sculling handle would travel through? I suppose that Span and Inboard wo...

Layback at the finish
The Canadian National Team trials for the Olympic team just took place on Elk Lake in Victoria BC. Some great pics posted at http://www.pbase.com/jamesdavison The finals were on S...

Tide predictions for the Scullers' head
Here's what I predict (for Corney Reach). Given the very early high tide there should still be some appreciable stream for the event. These are for average flow conditions at Teddingt...

Faces of RSR: Jim Dwyer - eh?
I don't remember Jim looking like this http://www.triton.studver.uu.nl/rsr/jimdwyer2.jpg ... when I saw his photo last. Is that deliberate or has someone been hacking? ...

HRR distance Re: Measuring Distances
Following up a question someone has asked me - has anyone measured the Henley Royal course with a PaceCoach or calibrated speedcoach in typical regatta stream conditions? It's 2112m on the m...

A long time since 1966
OK, I started the previous thread so I'd better kick this one off. Well done the Poms. A great struggle, which could so easily have gone either way, and in the end the "tie-breaker" we...

HydroDynamic Lifting
I have been discussing hydrodynamic lifting (HDL) with a lot of people in the past few years. I have been asked from some of the Italian coaches to write an article about it. So I was wond...

trailer plans
Our club is considering have a trailer built and are looking for plans. We do not need the big trailers that are on the market as we would only trailer, at the maximum, 2 - 8's, 3 - 4'...

Fiddling while Athens blows (was Athens wind tunnel doubling as a course)
Anyone who has any experience of sailing, gardening, being outdoors or weather can surely understand that it is impossible to shelter a 2km lake from the effects of the wind. Many suggested...

Empacher Shoes
Hi, I'm trying to find some replacement shoes for an Empacher, but given our clubs limited budget, i'm trying to find some that cost less than 113 euros/pair for proper Empac...

FluidRower - Impressions
I got to try one of these yesterday and it did not feel bad at all, very quiet, quite smooth. The unfortunate thing is that the handle travel ran out about 12 inches from my body ...

Backsplash again!
Now that thread has died down, here's my take: An old Tideway dog waits to get his scull afloat while a damp and sullen women's crew de-boats. "Is it rough out there?" he asks, <...

HIR Event Change
Just heard that the lwt 4- has been relplaced with a lwt 2- and lwt 2x. Reason -to even out the no. of seats in lwt mens sculling and sweep. In doing so they've got rid of what was consisten...

wildlife on the water, part II
I have an ancient honorable old Sims wood single I'd restored that I haven't rowed in a long while. Decided to take it out yesterday since I have to check it out for checks and repair anywa...

Canadian Rowing Calendar
The Canadian Men's World Champions (8+ and 4-) have put together a calendar for 2004. The website (www.rowingcalendar.ca) is still under development, but there is one sample photo...

Bow balls
There's been discussion of these before, but I was wondering if there are any places you can buy bow balls that are more sturdy than the typical rubber sort you get? Can they be...

Athens wind tunnel doubling as a course
<From the Groblers thread> This may have been discussed already, and I may have missed it (apologies to all if I have, I certainly couldn't find it), but is there any way that th...

What liability in case of accidents??
HI All Does anyone know what measures (insurance) national federations, local bodies or clubs take to cover themselves in the event of an accident or death while somebody is racin...

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