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The Original Coastal Rowboat Was A Whitehall

The Whitehall was without a doubt the original coastal rowing boat. The Whitehall was the most famous and the fastest rowboat of the 19th century. The ports of Boston, New York, and San Francisco had hundreds of these slender, fast rowing boats in active use as water taxis, police patrol boats, and, of course, because [...]

Blisters, Sweat, and Tears – Long Distance Adventure Racing | Episode 8

Please Like & Subscribe https://youtu.be/OUIWd4l7TuQ This episode we go adventure rowing in the famous Seventy48 Race. Only human powered, row or paddle, 70 miles in under 48 hours. Our very own Diana Lesieur and Peter Vogel raced together in the very first Seventy48 Race back in 2018 rowing a Whitehall Spirit® Tango [...]

A World Of Adventure Awaits You, Season 1 Episode 2

MORE ADVENTURE WITH EPISODE 2 Subscribe and watch our adventure rowing channel, Season 1 Episode 2 Here: Join us in the shop, the office, on the road, and on the water as we revolutionize the sport of rowing. Meet the crew, and join our world of boat building artisanship, manufacturing, and on the water fun! [...]

Rowing to visit the Lions of the Sea

It was a chill day toward the end of February when a local newspaper reported a herd, sometimes called a ‘raft’, of sea lions, pulled out of the water over on Trial Island, a small rocky local island just off Oak Bay, British Columbia Canada. Luckily, we keep a few Whitehall Spirit®️ rowboats docked at [...]

A Whitehall Spirit Westcoast 11.6 Rowboat Gets A New Home On An Offshore Cruising Sailboat

Retired airline pilot and offshore sailor David Zaharik is no stranger to Whitehall Spirit®️ Rowboats. He bought his first boat, a Whitehall Spirit®️ Solo 14®️, several years ago and loved it for the sheer pleasure of rowing, as well as for the fitness benefits. He also used the Solo 14®️ as a ship's tender and [...]

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