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Coach Trick
Boat Sling Anchors
May 14, 2014
This week's Rowing Hack is a neat Coach's trick for keeping your slings and boats from blowing over on a windy days at the race coarse: Boat Sling Anchor.  more

Coach Trick
The PVC Aligner Sight
April 23, 2014
Got a home race coming up and need a way to make sure the alignment is spot-on? This week's Rowing Hack is one intrepid coach's perfect fix: The PVC Aligner Sight.  more

Rower Tricks
Trailer Oar Organizer
April 8, 2014
This week's Rowing Hack is a clever suggestion from the rowers at UCSB: use your trailer racks to store oars on Race Day until you need them -- it's the Trailer Oar Organizer.  more

Training Hack
Cement Can Weights
March 25, 2014
Look familiar? If you've ever speed-circuited with these, then you got faster thanks to this week's Rowing Hack: Cement Can Weights, one of the great Training Hacks of all time.  more

Coach Tricks
The Team Wrench Box
March 12, 2014
Getting ready to hit the road? Use this week's hack to make de-rigging a breeze: the Team Wrench Box.  more

Rigger Tricks
The Boatman's Buddy
February 23, 2014
How does the Lone Boatman do it? Check out the latest Rowing Hack for a peek at a bit of Rigger's magic: the Boatman's Buddy.  more

Tool Hack
Nail-Polished Wrenches
February 4, 2014
Tired of losing wrenches and want a better way to mark them as yours than just using electrical tape? This week's Rowing Hack has a great suggestion: use some nail polish instead.  more

Training Hack
The Erg Strap Clamp
January 21, 2014
Here is a Rowing Hack that might come in handy the next time you have to erg at a public gym: use a spring clamp to make loose foot straps work like new. It's the Erg Strap Clamp Trick.  more

Boathouse Hack
The Erg Sanitizer-Bottle Cage
January 7, 2014
Need a way to help make sure that ergs get cleaned regularly this winter? Here's a Rowing Hack that might help: The Erg Sanitizer-Bottle Cage.  more

Rigger Trick
Plastic Wing-Nuts
December 17, 2013
You have to love a hack that solves two or three vexing problems at once, so let's introduce the rowing world to the plastic wing-nut.  more

Rower Tricks
The Foot Towel
December 3, 2013
Got cold feet when you row this time of year? There's a Rowing Hack for that: The Foot Towel.  more

Boathouse Hack
Re-using Erg Bungees
November 13, 2013
Here's a great boathouse hack you can use next time you put new bungees in your erg: re-use them to tie stuff down on your trailer.  more

Rigger Tricks
The Harness Plug Handler
October 31, 2013
Need a way to keep your cox box wiring from flopping into the water when your launch? There's a pretty clever hack for that out west: The Harness Plug Handler.  more

Boathouse Hack
Rigger Straps
October 16, 2013
Got riggers to bundle when you head to the regatta this weekend? Ditch the sticky tape and stretched-out bungees and go with this week's Hack instead: The Rigger Strap.  more

Boathouse Hacks
Anti-Goose Buckets
October 3, 2013
Got dirty docks? Here's a hack that might help keep the geese, and their poop, at bay: Anti-Goose Buckets.  more

Coach Trick
The Cup-ed Outside Hand
September 17, 2013
Got novii feathering with two hands? Here's a hack for that common fall season issue: the Cup-ed Outside Hand Trick.  more

Trailer Trick
Wing Crates
September 4, 2013
Got lots of wings to manage when you travel? We spotted a neat Rowing Hack that just might help: the Wing Crate.  more

Boathouse Hacks
The Magnet Board
August 14, 2013
Ready to move on from the old-school stick board when you start making your boatings this fall? Then this week's hack is for you: The Magnet Board.  more

Boathouse Hacks
Right Spot Tape Trick
July 31, 2013
This week's hack: get your shell lined up and racked safely every time with the Right Spot Tape Trick.  more

Rigger Trick
Crate Steps
July 18, 2013
This week's hack comes to us from an eagle-eyed Rowing Hacks reader and is a neat, easily made solution to a pretty common problem: get the boost you need to load the top rack with these Crate Steps .  more

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