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About Harold Aune

Harold loves rowing, sailing, diving, paddling and anything water related. He co-founded Whitehall Rowing & Sail with Marie in 1987. Together they founded the Whitehall Spirit® product line which now includes the Oar Board®. Read more on Harold at HaroldAune.ca “I’ve designed and produced a lot of boats and equipment over the years. The Oar Board has been the most gratifying project so far.”

Crabbing in a Whitehall Spirit® Tango 17′ Rowboat

What a day!! My son Carter, and friend Diana Lesieur, and I booked and reserved a Whitehall Spirit® Tango 17 from the Whitehall Spirit® Rowing Club of Victoria docks in Oak Bay (whrclub.com), near Victoria, British Columbia. We launched the Whitehall rowboat, rowed out a ways from the dock, and then sent down a couple [...]

Feeling Free in Fresh Air While Staying Fit Rowing

This article was written long before the term “Coronavirus” was a household word. Currently, we are getting reports from Whitehall Spirit® and Oar Board® owners around the world. They are expressing their appreciation for being able to get much-needed exercise to boost their immune systems while also exercising physical distancing rowing their boats or Oar [...]

Row Yourself Younger – The Ideal Exercise For Anyone Over Forty

Row Yourself Younger - The Ideal Exercise For Anyone Over Forty “There is no better exercise in the world than rowing a single scull or a Whitehall… it exercises your whole body while it immerses you in a rhythm and takes you to places that are good for your soul.”Chris Crowley, [...]

Boats That Last 100 Years – Classic Whitehall Spirit® Rowing Boats

Classic Whitehall Spirit® rowboats handcrafted by Whitehall Rowing & Sail are built to last over 100 years. They are vastly superior compared to any sailing rowboats currently available on the market. These rowboats are in a class of their own for design, craftsmanship, longevity, and for their ability to keep generations of their owners happy [...]

Life-changing Rowing Boats – The Whitehall Spirit® Solo 14 and Tango 17 Rowboats

WATCH VIDEO Two life-changing rowing boats that are a game-changer for both expert and new rowers. Designer Harold Aune describes a new dimension of being able to enjoy rowing in flat calm water or the fun and adventure of messing about in wind and waves in the worlds only ultra-tough copolymer Whitehall rowboats. Click here [...]

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