Learn to Row !!
With the International Dory Racing Committee
This May is your opportunity to take advantage of a free seminar hosted by the GloucesterInternational Dory Racing Committee. Every Wednesday at 6 PM and Sunday at 9 AMexperienced rowers will teach novices the proper rowing techniques required to row a Banks Dory right in Gloucester Harbor. This is a “hands on” seminar with all equipment and the dories provided by the IDRC, but you must be 13 years or older and complete the attached sign-up forms by April 25th. Here is what is in store for attendees:
· Tools of the trade – oars, thole pins, thwarts, etc.
· History of dory rowing – from the Grand Banks fishing to 2013 racing the Canadians
· Basic boat handling
· Stroke technique and pace
· Racing techniques and turns
· And more!
Our first day is Wednesday, May 1stat 6 PM, meeting at the Town Landing, St. Peter’s Square, in Gloucester and class size is limited, so sign up today and learn t