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Coaching Hacks
Video Guy Tricks
July 4, 2013
Want to get the most out of your next chance to take some video of your crew? Here are some Rowing Hacker tips and tricks to get the most out of your next filming session.  more

Coach Trick
The Boat Strap 'Bucket'
June 20, 2013
This weeks' Rowing Hack features a good Coach Trick for getting your crew's shoes to the recovery dock this summer: the Boat Strap "Bucket."  more

Rigger Trick
The Spirit Stick
May 29, 2013
Finding yourself a bungee short every time you de-rig, or maybe just tired of picking stray bungees up all day? We have a hack for that.  more

Rower Tricks
The Rubber-Banded Bottle
May 8, 2013
Here is another great hack for the rolling, sliding water bottle up in the two seat that is killing your crew's mojo: The Rubber-Banded Bottle.  more

Coaches Trick
The Gunwale Midpoint Notation
April 24, 2013
When you get around to checking the spread on your shell, this week's Rowing Hack that will save you time: write the midpoint right on the gunwale.  more

Rigger Tricks
Un-doing Stripped Collar Screws
April 10, 2013
Finding a stripped phillips head on a collar can make rigging adjustments a pain, but there's a hack for that.  more

Rigger Trick
The Rigger Clamp Wingnut Tool
March 27, 2013
Wing-nuts still loose--or tightened a touch too much? Turns out we have another cool tool for that: the Rigger Clamp Wingnut Tool.  more

Coach Trick
Info-Added Lineup Sticks
March 13, 2013
This week's hack makes your line-up making tool even more useful: start putting extra info on the sticks besides just names and sides.  more

Training Hack
Handle Height Tape
February 27, 2013
Hands swinging too low in an erg room near you? Try this Training Hack: Handle Height Tape.  more

Rigger Tricks
Blade Stickers
February 13, 2013
Got a complicated blade design? Or even a simple one, but you are tired of sanding and painting? There's actually a really simple hack for that: get some stickers.  more

Training Hack
The Bungee Front-Stop
January 23, 2013
Over-compressing (or under-compressing) on the erg? We've got a hack for that: the Bungee Front-Stop.  more

Rower Tricks
The Rigging Map
January 9, 2013
For anyone who has ever had to rig one has struggled with remember where exactly their wing rigger goes, we have a hack for that: The Rigging Map.  more

Rower Tricks
The Drop Towel
December 12, 2012
Tired of losing hardware in the grass when you are rigging up? Yep, there is a hack for that, too: the Drop Towel.  more

Boathouse Hacks
The Rigger Hanger
November 28, 2012
Tired of tripping over riggers in your boat bay? Here's a pretty simple hack that creates a spot to get those riggers out from under foot: the Rigger Hanger.  more

Boathouse Hacks
Pre-Loaded CLAMs
November 14, 2012
Using CLAMs so the same set of oars works for pairs, fours and your eight? Then set the oars up with this hack, so the loads is always right: the Pre-Loaded Clam Trick.  more

Trailer Tricks
The Seattle Wing Sling
October 31, 2012
Wing riggers taking up too much room in your trailer? Then try this Rowing Hack: the Seattle Wing Sling.  more

Rower Tricks
The Single Storer
October 24, 2012
Is your ideal spot to take strokes sans shell storage? We've heard of a hack for that, too: the Single Storer.  more

Trailer Tricks
The Unsteal-able Hitch
October 17, 2012
A dead simple trick for keeping your hitch from getting stolen mid-regatta: always park the truck by backing into a space where the hitch is pinned against a wall, a tree, or even the ground.  more

Rigger Tricks
The Shell Trailer Side-mount Bike Rack
October 10, 2012
As the next big regatta season approaches, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the artistic and engineering genius behind a great hack for actually getting your bike to race course: The Shell Trailer Side-mount Bike Rack.  more

Boathouse Hacks
The CLAM Stacker
October 3, 2012
Tired of being one CLAM short when you need to make a quick rigging adjustment on the way out to practice? Here's a hack that keeps your CLAMs collected and near at hand: the CLAM Stacker.  more

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