Announcing:  Omni Rowing T1X

The new OMNI Rowing T1X (Touring Class Single) -- launching in spring 2015 -- is on course to be the next-generation competitive touring class training and racing shell as well as an excellent developmental and recreational sculler.  Designed and built under the guidance of Naval Architect Jim Taylor - designer of Resolute Racing Shells - Omni Rowing will set a high standard for open water rowing stability and performance. The Omni T1X is light, fast, durable, stable, self-bailing and portable. This cutting-edge boat combines the best features of U.S. open water rowing shells with the open transom used in all European Coastal Rowing boats.

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Open Water Sculling Intensive
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Coach Gordon Hamilton
Limited to 10 Rowers

“The future growth of rowing, the next expansion is … coastal rowing.” – US Rowing CEO Glenn Merry

Coastal or open water rowing is one of the fastest growing lifestyle sports in the USA today. Firmly established in Europe, the interest in competition and recreational rowing along our abundant shorelines is growing with US Rowing's recently sanctioned Coastal Rowing Initiative. That support means coastal rowing events – races and gatherings – will begin this year from beaches right into the surf and along the coast. This type of racing is part of the challenge and fun of coastal rowing. As competition and interest grows, the USA-built Omni TX1 and future Omni Coastal Rowing shells are poised to be a part of more regional and national competitions. The new OMNI T1X delivers a next-generation competitive touring class training and racing shell as well as an excellent trainer for developmental and recreational scullers.  Coastal Rowing is a lifestyle sport enjoyed by the widest range of recreational to competitive, novice to expert rowers. Be a part of the exciting, dynamic, evolving sport of coastal rowing! From coaching to the best boats, we'll show you the way! Contact us today!

 
 
 
 

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Open water rowing races are adventurous, scenic, and the competition is thrilling! Racing and touring race classes give serious competitors, and recreational rowers, the opportunity to compete for medals and reach new fitness goals.  Join a great group of recreational rowers and competitive class athletes for open water competitions that are as much about community, fun and the great after parties as racing. 

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Echo Rowing for Recreation and Exercise

Echo Rowing is the ideal way to refresh your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the tranquility & beauty of coastal rowing. Feel the peace, power and joy of rowing an Echo rowing shell. Add Open Water Rowing to your list of ultimate lifetime sports for fun and fitness, health and vitality.  Join the community of recreational rowers rowing Echos well into our 80's!

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Open Water Rowing for Health and Wellness

Open water rowing is a non-impact, total-body workout that revs up the cardiovascular system, stimulates cell growth in bones and strengthens muscles. Rowing is a joint-gentle exercise that supports weight loss. Row at any age, despite physical challenges, and experience significant health and wellness benefits.

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I own both an Echo and an Alden 16.  I live on a bay in New Hampshire so the water conditions can vary from being calm to being very choppy and windy. I prefer the Echo in both cases; it's more responsive in calm waters, and I believe every bit as stable in all conditions. I taught several friends to row this past summer. I am talking about people who have never set foot in a sliding seat shell before. They had greater success in the Echo. 
- Ralph K., NH

 “You meet and make great friends with an Echo! Welcome to a class of scullers that are out for the exercise, solitude, communing with nature, and just plain fun. There are no high-brow elitists in this group. Can we be competitive if we want to race? Of course. but it’s all done for fun, not just for trophies and bragging rights. It is, indeed, great fun with great friends!"
-Don E., CA

What a great day...Thanks to the Echo Ace Racer, I place and win races that I wouldn't otherwise! Thanks for making that happen.
- Jeff Nelson, Long Island, NY
1st Place 2011 Snow Row.
1st Place 2010 25k Hudson River Challenge.