It was a blazing-hot Florida day. I was busy, elbow-deep in boat work. I had to leave a boat outside in slings—in the sun. That boat, named after the President of our University, “Jerome P. Keuper” was a single-skin fiberglass eight. It was older but still in decent shape. Around mid-day, with the sun at […]
What Gives With Rowing Shells?
A new rower wandered around the boathouse, looking at the rowing shells He looked half stunned and he came over and asked, “What gives with these boats?” He didn’t want to know about oars. Or slings. Or anything else. He just wanted to know about the rowing shells. They overwhelmed him. I get it. For a […]