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STEERING THE TIDEWAY: PART TWO

At Pairs Head we released an article on the basics on steering the Tideway. As Fours Head comes around, we have written a more detailed version with more tips and tricks for both novice and more experienced coxes. Our final part will be released in the lead up to the HORR, WEHORR and SHORR.  Whether you're a steersman or a cox, the Tideway is fiendishly difficult to navigate. Keeping the racing line is crucial and one does not want to crash into another boat, bridge or buoy. This article goes further in-depth than the previous one, however it will contain all of the basic information. This article will also inform you of all the racing rules (e.g. overtaking). A final...

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Steering the Tideway: The Basics

Whether you're a steersman or a cox, the Tideway is fiendishly difficult to navigate. Keeping the racing line is crucial and one does not want to crash into another boat, bridge or buoy. This post is a beginner’s guide to the Tideway and is an essential read for those that wish to improve their time in their race. 

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