West Ender Vancouver

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Official Send Off Party!

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Vancity Buzz

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24 Hours Vancouver

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Oakley – Sunglasses Sponsors!

Oakley have very generously sponsored the row with a couple pairs of these magical sunglasses.  Leanne went with a pair of Half Jackets and I went with Radarlock Pitch.  We’ve been handsomely set up with the frames (that come with a spare set of lenses) and two spare polarized lenses each! Oakley have been my […]

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Open Class vs. Classic – What’s The Difference Anyway?

Many people have been asking about the boat classes in the Atlantic Rowing Race and the Great Pacific Race.  This year has marked the first entries into the newly formed “Open” class of Ocean Row Boat. We’ve done a little graphic that highlights the differences between the boats.  The differences in the Open Class boat […]

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Sponsor Spotlight – ClearlyContacts.ca

Photo by Richard Schmon.  Copyright - Coastal Contacts Inc

This past week we spent a bit of time with the shutterbugs of ClearlyContacts.ca, who are our main sponsor for the row resulting in a fabulous video shot by Sarah Boland of ClearlyContacts.ca. The Better Way to Buy Eyewear ClearlyContacts.ca was founded by CEO Roger Hardy. They began as a small operation with a mission […]

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Advanced Navigators

It really does seem as if it’s been a pretty long slog getting all of our certifications for the row. This past weekend we jumped another huge hurdle and completed our Advanced Navigation practical exam. For those of you who may be wondering, Advanced Navigation is made up of a few modules: Basic Cruising Standard: […]

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Vega Industry Night: Thrive Kitchen – Vancouver

Rebecca and Leanne visit Vega

On Monday October 28th we were invited along to a Vega industry night.  Vega is our awesome sport nutrition sponsor who are part of a revolution in the way people think about their food. The focus of the evening was to educate us on ways to define our clean and mainly plant based eating habits. […]

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We Name This Boat Honey Badger!

On October 12th 2013 we finally got the boat into the water for the first time.  It was a gloriously warm and sunny day.  There was an impressive turnout of family, friends and sponsors. Margaret Cornish was our officiator for the ceremony.  She did a beautiful ceremony complete with an excerpt from Wind in the […]

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