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About Michael Marek

Michael is the Sales Manager at Whitehall Rowing & Sail and lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Michael started with Whitehall in early 2016. We immediately turned him loose on our boat sales division. Okay that’s not entirely true – we taught him to row first. He’s also into long distance cycling, tennis, hiking, swimming, skate skiing, and trail running. He has taken to slide seat rowing without missing a stroke. “There is nothing better than starting or ending my day with an hour or two on the ocean rowing with the harbour seals.”

Rowing Year-round in Maine

With his permission, here are excerpts taken from emails received from Whitehall Spirit Solo 14 owner Pete Carroll, who lives and rows out of Southwest Harbor, Maine on the east coast of the United States. These offer a great perspective on one person taking his fitness program outdoors... “I just rowed 12 miles a couple [...]

Yes, Whitehall Delivers Rowboats & Sailboats Worldwide

Do you deliver to...? A very frequently asked question, and to date we have yet to say no. We have two basic methods of shipping our boats, depending whether they are going to customers in Canada, the United States, or beyond. Canadian / US Deliveries For deliveries to customers in Canada and the US, we [...]

Who Buys a Whitehall Rowboat?

A good question, with many answers. Whitehall Rowing and Sail sell our all-water rowboats to a variety of people that I’ve loosely categorized as the following. Some overlap categories, while others defy categorization: “I Used to Crew in College” At boat shows we get this a LOT! People in their 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s... all [...]

Five Reasons Why Triathletes Need to Row

Who would benefit from rowing? I guess the better question is who wouldn’t? The whole-body, low-impact strength & cardio aspects of rowing are well documented and can be beneficial to the aging boomers or “zoomers” as well as elite athletes who are trying to take some of the impact (and monotony) out of their training [...]

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