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Coach Trick
The Erg Rigger
September 17, 2014
Just in time for teaching those new novices, this week’s Rowing Hack turns the erg into a sweep teaching tool: The Erg Rigger.  more

Rigger Tricks
The Cup-Cup Cup Holder
September 3, 2014
Attention coffee-craving coaches: this week's rowing hack might help you avoid spilling your java in the launch.  more

Coach Trick
The Trailer Flat Fixer
August 12, 2014
Next time you get a flat on your way to the races, try this neat hack to get back on your way a bit quicker: the Trailer Flat Fixer.  more

Coach Trick
The Wrench Carabiner
July 31, 2014
Tired of digging around for the one wrench you need? Try this week’s Rowing Hack—the Wrench Carabiner—to keep those wrenches together and skip all that rummaging.  more

Rower Tricks
The Track-Bite Guard
July 8, 2014
Here's a tip of the hacker cap to a great old hack that you don't see nearly as much anymore: using a cut-off sock to make a Track-Bite Guard.  more

Riggers Tricks
The Top Nut Holder
June 26, 2014
This week’s Rowing Hack: a great trip you can use to look like a rigging genius ­ The Top Nut Holder.  more

Boathouse Hacks
Sock-ed Riggers
June 11, 2014
Way back in 2012, we looked at a nifty way to keep hulls (and rowers) protected from the riggers of racked boats  more

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

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