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History of the Whitehall Tyee 14 Fishing Rowboat. A Century Old and Rowing Strong.

The Tyee 14 rowboat originated in Campbell River, British Columbia, a fishing community on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Every summer a large run of Chinook Salmon return to the river to spawn. Those fish that have matured to over 30 lbs are called “Tyee” salmon. About 1910, Ned Painter, a local boatbuilder, began [...]

How to Slide Seat Row with Adam Kreek – Gold Medalist – Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

In this 35-minute “How To Slide Seat Row” video, Adam Kreek offers new rowers the opportunity to correctly learn about slide seat rowing with a world class professional rowing instructor. Adam covers terminology, boarding, setting up, stroke technique, maneuvering, steering, and more. “New scullers will benefit from the stable platform of a Solo 14™ rowing [...]

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