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The Little Rowing Team That Found Its Perfect Rowboat

Sometimes you just stumble on things that bring joy. Just like the licorice surprise of tiger tail ice cream. That’s how it was for my rowing pals and me when we happened on a brochure attached to a Victoria Harbour notice board three years ago. Whitehall Spirit Row Club, it said. Take an introductory orientation [...]

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 on whether they are going to customers in Canada, the United States or being shipped internationally. Canadian / US Deliveries For deliveries to customers in Canada and [...]

The Minto 9 Rowboat A Well Loved Family Dinghy

For over 50 years the Minto 9 Rowing Tender has been one of the most popular small rowboats in the Pacific Northwest. Generations of kids first learned to row in this dinghy. Sailors and power boaters alike treasured it for use as a shore boat or ship's tender. Back In the late 1950s, according to [...]

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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