“It’s a fantastic spectator sport. You can go from a hero to zero pretty quickly with either hooking a wave or if you make a mistake at the start or miss a buoy and then you’re in the dog box by taking a 20-second penalty. So yeah, it’s got everything.
Beach Sprint Champs is back in Nelson this summer! This will be the third championship event hosted by Swift Racing and Nelson Rowing Club, and it is growing year on year.
Saundersfoot is a small seaside village in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It is quiet and picturesque with cottages and terrace houses perched on steep, narrow streets and a generous collection of cafés, pubs and shops.
It’s fair to say that the longstanding champion of coastal rowing in New Zealand is Greg Reid. He has been attending the World Coastal Rowing Championships since 2005 when they were in Italy, and pioneered building coastal boats as well.