Rowing Around the World

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Ocean Rowing | 0 comments

Many people have been inspired by Jules Verne’s ‘Around The World In 80 Days’, and since then have traveled around the world in many different ways. Erden Eruç traveled the world by boat and by foot and made one of the most incredible adventure stories of our time. He rowed through oceans, walked through deserts, and biked across cities, all while growing a pretty awesome beard. 🙂 On July 10, 2007 Erden left Bodega Bay,...

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Oar Northwest educates and inspires

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Ocean Rowing | 3 comments

We had a pleasant surprise in our e-mail inbox the other day – a personal thank you note from the crew of Oar Northwest: Just wanted to send you guys a personalized ‘thank you’ from all of us. There’s much more work left to do for us out there, but your guys’ tireless help in getting the tracks and steering system in order was just as critical as any other job on that boat. Again, many thanks! Greg & the OAR...

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Follow OAR Northwest’s ocean-row journey from Africa to the USA

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Ocean Rowing |

Last week, our friends at OAR Northwest shoved off from Dakar, Senegal en route to Miami, FL, USA.  A daring trip to make in a rowboat!  From their website, “This ocean-crossing demands that the rowing team demonstrate expertise in meteorology, navigation, nutrition, oceanography, technology, shipboard and oceanic emergencies, expedition planning, sports medicine, interpersonal communication, leadership and, of course,...

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Spring 2010 Newsletter

Posted by on May 1, 2010 in Newsletters |

Springtime is upon us and as usual, it’s a busy time of year for us as our schedule is chock full of orders for spring and summer. OAR NORTHWEST IS AT IT AGAIN! Our friends at Oar Northwest are planning to row across the Atlantic… again! For those of you new to our newsletters, in 2006 we built a revolutionary set of Transoceanic quality rowing seats for Oar Northwest. These robust sliding seats were then used by Oar Northwest to...

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February 2010 Newsletter

Posted by on Feb 19, 2010 in Newsletters |

Welcome! Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve had the warmest January on record, but now it’s getting back to that damp chill we know so well. Rowing is a great way to keep warm! Right? Uh, right? Anyway, we have a lot of news for you, and hope you enjoy reading this newsletter as much as we enjoyed putting it together. WHALES RETURN TO LAHAINA More whale pics from Bob in Hawaii, who chases whales in his Jersey Beach Skiff!...

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