staying fit

Winter Storage for Thermoformed Boats

A question often asked is, what’s a good way to store my boat for a few days or for over an entire winter season? Always, it depends on whether it’s to be outside in freezing conditions, in storms, or in milder temperatures. Everyone knows that ice expands when it freezes. Having water trapped inside any boat [...]

The World’s Finest Oar And Sail Powered Boats & Equipment

The World's Finest Rowing and Sailing Boats & Equipment We design and build our boats one at a time - impeccably handcrafted to look and perform above your highest expectations. Whitehall Spirit® Solo 14® or Tango 17® The perfect fitness machine. World’s first copolymer slide seat sculling boats. Best for high-performance [...]

How To Sail with Harold Aune

In this 'Learn to Sail' video, Harold Aune, boat designer, sailor, rower and founder of Whitehall Rowing & Sail, demonstrates the basics of rigging and sailing in a number of Whitehall Spirit® rowboats including a Classic Whitehall Spirit® 14 Sailing Rowboat, a Westcoast 11.6 Sailing Rowboat, and the Tyee Spirit® 14 Sailing Rowboat. Harold demonstrates [...]

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 [...]

Rowing Adds Diversity to Running

As social isolation continues, Whitehall Spirit® boat owners and Oar Board® Rower owners are loving that they can continue to keep fit while social distancing. And why not? They have access to the best recreational outdoor rowing equipment available. As it turns out, many of these folks are also runners who are finding rowing to [...]

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