Coastal Rowing in France, Atlantic Ocean

Coastal Rowing in France, Atlantic Ocean

6. December 2018|Tours in Europe

The Bay of Arcachon – Coastal Rowing and Rowing at Birds Island 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 1st. – May 5th. 2019 Day 0: Arrival…

Italy Adriatic Sea

Italy Adriatic Sea

8. December 2018|Tours in Europe

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

12. December 2018|Blog

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

12. December 2018|Tours in Europe

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

24. December 2018|Tours in Europe

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

24. December 2018|Tours in Europe

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

24. December 2018|Tours in Europe

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…

How to choose my club?

How to choose my club?

5. January 2019|Blog

How to choose a rowing club I have been coaching a young athlete who has ambitions to row at the Olympics – one of the things we discussed what how to find the right rowing club for her to join. English: Marlow Rowing Club Boat House (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Setbacks and red herrings I was very frustrated by being asked for advice (which club to join) only to find that many people were being asked the same question. What puzzled…

GIG – Rowing in Spain – Bay of Santander

GIG – Rowing in Spain – Bay of Santander

5. January 2019|Tours in Europe

Rowing in Spain: fall in love with the Bay of Santander 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 of…

France: Epernay to Paris

France: Epernay to Paris

24. December 2018|Tours in Europe

France- From Epernay to Paris The River Marne is a river in northern France, 326 miles (525 km) long, rising 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south of Langres on the Langres Plateau. Flowing north-northwest in a wide valley past Chaumont and Saint-Dizier, it then turns west before veering northwest to skirt Vitryl-François and Châlons-sur-Marne; it then flows west to Épernay, where it crosses undulating wine-growing country. After flowing through Château-Thierry, it meanders through grain-growing lands and passes La Ferté-sous Jouarre and…