Final Countdown on the Road to the Worlds…3 more days!

Final Countdown on the Road to the Worlds…3 more days!

Opening Ceremonies for the Bi-Annual World Championships start on Monday night after the last of the training sessions.    Typically opening ceremonies consist of an athlete parade with local youth as flag bearers for each country, local government leaders welcoming...
Plastic, Carbon, or now a Mix of Both… The World Championships are Changing Boat Design Again!

Plastic, Carbon, or now a Mix of Both… The World Championships are Changing Boat Design Again!

The second way to lower weights of boats is to replace the plastic hull , which typically weighs around 20 pounds, with a carbon/composite hull which could weigh as low as 13-15 pounds, depending on how durable they are made.    There is typically about 5-7 pounds of...