Mailbag: travels of a Melonseed

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Mailbag, Melonseed |

We received a letter from our friends about their travels in Canada with their beloved Melonseed. Maybe you’ve gone on an adventure in a Melonseed. If you have pictures and an accompanying story, mail it to so we can share it with those interested in the kind of fun you can have in our boats. Travels of a Melonseed My wife and I took our Melonseed from it’s home on Willapa Bay in WA to Vancouver Island, BC, a road...

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Mailbag: Whitehall in British Columbia

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Mailbag |

Last month we received a great report from a lady at Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada. She detailed for herself a very nicely outfitted Whitehall that she can row in conventional aft facing and our Forward Facing slide seat operation. The maiden voyage was in the thick of winter but it looks like she had a great time!  She also let us know about a foot hold modification she made that some other rowers might find helpful. Hi Dave, You might be...

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A novel way to tow your boat

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in Mailbag |

Got a boat and no way to tow it?  Here’s a clever solution we’ve never seen before… Keith in St. Petersburg, FL rigged up a way to tow his Captain’s Gig with a recumbent tricycle! Here is his dad, age 84, making it look way too easy… That’s a cool setup, and good exercise, too – combined with a row, that’s a full-body workout for the day!  Just remember to save your legs for the ride back. 🙂...

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