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Classic Whitehall Spirit® Westcoast 11.6 Slide Seat Sculling Rowboat

The Westcoast 11.6 slide seat sculling rowboat flies across the water rowed by a single rower with a pair of ultra-light carbon sculling oars. It nicely handles rowing in nasty chop, wind, waves, or boat wakes and conditions that are far too rough for a racing shell or open water shell. Tracking is positive due [...]

2024-02-26T12:13:02-08:00Categories: 1, Boats, No, Whitehall Westcoast 11.6, Yes|Comments Off on Classic Whitehall Spirit® Westcoast 11.6 Slide Seat Sculling Rowboat

Classic Whitehall Spirit® Westcoast 11.6 Sailing Rowboat

This rowboat handles and performs superbly under sail in both light and high winds. The hull shape forward produces a lift effect when gunnel down, hard on the wind. This makes it harder to drive the gunnel under and keeps the interior dry. Off the wind, the Westcoast sail model scoots along gracefully and is a joy to be aboard.

2024-02-26T12:07:27-08:00Categories: 1, Boats, Whitehall Westcoast 11.6, Yes, Yes|Comments Off on Classic Whitehall Spirit® Westcoast 11.6 Sailing Rowboat

Classic Whitehall Spirit® Westcoast 11.6 – Lifeguard Patrol Boat

Classic Whitehall Spirit® Westcoast 11.6 – Lifeguard Patrol Boat In 1990, designer Harold Aune was asked to design and produce a rowboat specifically for use as a lifeguard patrol boat that is easily [...]

Classic Whitehall Spirit® Minto 9’ Dinghy, Tender, Pond Boat

The Whitehall Spirit® Minto 9 rowing model is prized as a ship's tender, pond boat, traditional rowboat, and as a sailing dinghy. It easily handles rowing in stiff chop or moderate waves and is delightful to row anywhere in calm water. One Minto circled the planet as the ship's tender to the ocean cruising sailboat [...]

CHEK Upside: Victoria rowboat business sees record year amidst pandemic

Aune and his business partner Marie Hutchinson co-founded Whitehall Rowing and Sail in 1987. Like most businesses in 2020, the boat building company planned for the worst. But amidst the pandemic came an unexpected stroke of good fortune. At 70-years-old, Harold Aune isn’t slowing down. “Don’t tell yourself how old you are, and you’re fine,” [...]

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