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About us

Sculling Boat Sales is owned by Ric Colborne who set up Rowgear in 2001. He is helped by various family members with many years of racing, coaching and boat repair experience.

Ric has a good working knowledge of all types of racing boats through his time spent as Head Coach at Loughborough University, Leicester University, Nottingham Rowing Club and  Hereford Cathedral School. In early 2019 Ric started up Thames Scullers, a junior rowing club based at Whitchurch on Thames near Pangbourne.

Ric competed for several years with Nottinghamshire County Rowing Association with whom he won two lightweight Commonwealth medals and two Henley Royal Regatta medals in the Wyfolds & Thames Cup, as well as a dozen National Championships medals. He also rowed the lightweight 2- at the Munich World Cup before going as spare man to the 1998 World Championships in Cologne.