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Castleconnell HOR 2019

Castleconnell Boat Club’s Annual Head of the River takes place on Saturday 26th October, along the very picturesque section of the river Shannon between Castleconnell Co. Limerick and O’Briensbridge, Co. Clare.

This promises to be a huge and exciting day of racing. Rowers will be taking part in all event …

JL turtle Vest vs Boathouse Shark Vest?

any opinions? I could get the Boathouse vest in time to wear at the HOCR and I will definitely get wet at the race. JL is a little cheaper and has better sizing (not unisex) but I find it hard to believe that I’d get it in time even with …

Plan to get faster at rowing

I really enjoyed middle distance running in my youth but 15 years later and three surgeries later those days are long behind me. I have spent the last 15 years weightlifting, hiking, staying active, etc. but recently have got the itch to challenge myself and see what I can do …

Cox box not getting stroke rate?

I cox for a novice crew and we severely need help with our rate. Our boat which is kind of old is not getting stroke rate in my cox box. I’ve ran through the troubleshooting page from NK and it’s not a problem with the device itself but the magnet …