Cold Weather Rowing and Sculling

Member Gen promotes knowledge sharing, with contributions welcome from Rob Roy Boat Club members Captained by Leander-based Jock Wishart, the Old Pulteney Row to the Pole six-man crew left Resolution Bay 29 July 2011. They sculled 450 miles across the Arctic Ocean,...

Mr Asbo

It has been six months since the swan nicknamed “Mr. ASBO” and his mate were relocated from their annual nesting site downstream of The Reach to an undisclosed sanctuary 60 miles from Cambridge. Arrangements were made by Natural England and Royal Swan Marker, David...

Blisters

Member Gen promotes knowledge sharing, with contributions welcome from Rob Roy Boat Club members “Rowing is a repetitive-motion, non-impact sport; thus, rowers are unlikely to suffer sudden and unexpected injury, but more likely to suffer overuse injuries. Like other...

Summer Preview – Olympic Rowing & Robs

It isn’t long now until the 2012 Olympic Games begin. The torch has passed through Cambridge, accompanied by lots of rain and fanfare. Whether you will be going down to London or watching the games on a screen, it is worth noting which athletes among Team GB Rowers...