Coastal Rowing in France, Atlantic Ocean

Coastal Rowing in France, Atlantic Ocean

The Bay of Arcachon – Coastal Rowing and Rowing at Birds Island            01-05 May 2019 Arcachon Bay (in French, the Bassin d’Arcachon, and known locally simply as “le Bassin”) is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the southwest coast of France, situated between the Côte d’Argent and the Côte des Landes, in the region of Aquitaine. Some of its geological features are natural preservation areas. Coastal Rowing in France – Bay of Arcachon: May…

Italy Adriatic Sea

Italy Adriatic Sea

Rowing in Italy – Bay of Trieste We will start in ancient Grado, in the province of Fruili Veneto. From this destination we will row for approximately 130 km (depending on how much we wander….) through the Grado lagoon, connected by canals to the northern venetian lagoon and then heading on to Venice. We will row in a combination of channels, canals and open marshlands. Some channels are large and well travelled by “motoscafi”, many are shallow and only available…

Rowing tours and Lightning

Rowing tours and Lightning

Did you know that it’s dangerous to row during a thunder storm? We all had this happening to us: Touring and bad weather? Thats ok. But what to do when lighning comes? We read a great discussion about it with this awesome photo. Helpful advice about what to do if you’re on water and a lightning storm starts. When thunderstorms are nearby, there are three main factors determining what gets struck, the objects: 1) height relative to other objects, 2)…

Rowing in Germany Bavaria

Rowing in Germany Bavaria

Rowing the Main River The Main River is a great resort for rowing. You will find a lot of history and culture along the river, like the beautiful city of Bamberg. This town is situated in a region that is filled with culture and history. Founded in 902, the Old Town of Bamberg is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features a stunning 11th-century cathedral that holds the tomb of Pope Clement II and a 17th-century house, the Neue…

Rowing in Germany – Mecklenburg and Northern German Lakes

Rowing in Germany – Mecklenburg and Northern German Lakes

Rowing in Germany – Rowing in a historic cultural landscape The Mecklenburg Lake District offers you a holiday full of experiences and surprises. No less than 1117 natural lakes forming the largest networked water sports area in Europe, right in the middle is the Müritz. The Müritz National Park with UNESCO World Natural Heritage and 4 other nature parks offer countless recreational opportunities. Guts and manor houses characterize the unique historical cultural landscape. Treat yourself to a personal moment of…

Rowing in Poland : Romantic rowing tour on the Warta River

Rowing in Poland : Romantic rowing tour on the Warta River

Row and socialize along the banks of one of the most beautiful river in Europe. Rowing in Europe offers a wonderful rowing tour in Poland: The Warta river Tour. The Warta is a river in western-central Poland, a tributary of the Oder River. With a length of approximately 808 kilometres (502 mi) it is the country’s third-longest river. The Warta has a basin area of 54,529 square kilometers (21,054 sq mi) and it is navigable approximately half of its length.…

One Tour two countries Czech Republic and Germany

One Tour two countries Czech Republic and Germany

Rowing tour from Prague in the Czech Republic to Dresden in Germany Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic and maybe also the most beautiful one. The city is located in the northwest of the country on the Vltava and has about 1.24 million inhabitants. Since 1992, the extensive historical center of Prague has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Some of these attractions can be seen while rowing along the Vltava River. Its…

GIG – Rowing in Spain – Bay of Santander

GIG – Rowing in Spain – Bay of Santander

Rowing in Spain: Fall in love with the Bay of Santander 02.07-06.07.2019 We offer you the wonderful possibility to enjoy rowing the breath-taking bay of Santander in the traditional rowing boat of Cantabria: the “trainera”. Fixed seat rowing at it’s Best GIG Rowing in Spain: The Bay of Santander … is the largest estuary on the North coast of Spain, with an extension of 22.42 km² 9 km long and 5 km wide. The Bay of Santander is part of the ‘most beautiful bays…

Rowing In Latvia – The Lielupe River

Rowing In Latvia – The Lielupe River

Romantic rowing tour on the Lielupe River – 13.Aug.- 20.Aug. 2019 Row and socialize – along the banks of one of the most beautiful river in Europe Rowing in Europe offers a beautiful tour on the authentic river in Latvia: The Lielupe River The river Lielupe basin is one of the three transboundary river basin districts shared between Latvia and Lithuania. The River basin district of Lielupe is the whole area from where the River Lielupe is receiving surface and…

Did you ever row the Vogalonga?

Did you ever row the Vogalonga?

Rowing from Cannaregio to Canale Grande into the city was the most exciting rowing I’ve had in my life You might have heard about the classic race: The Vogalonga, located in Venice, Italy. The Vogalonga regatta is  a non-competitive recreational sporting event for amateur athletes. Anyone who is capable of managing a watersports device can participate. You’ll find dragon boats, kayaks, SUP’s and of course rowers. Vogalonga – a form of protest. It all started in 1974 when a group…