Both rowing and sculling are popular water sports in North America. From the outside looking in, people may not realize that while the sport itself may appear fun, getting inside a rowing shell can be difficult when you’re just getting started. If you are planning to row or use a scull, then you first need
The Role of Floating Platforms in Wastewater Treatment and Energy Plants
May 28, 2023
Are you looking for efficient solutions for wastewater treatment and energy plants that are also eco-friendly and space-saving? Floating platforms could be the answer. AccuDock strives to offer comprehensive information to help you better understand the marine construction industry. Choosing the correct floating platforms can be difficult, as it involves considering several factors. Types of Floating Platforms
How Industrial Floating Pump Stations Improve Water Management
May 20, 2023
Traditional water management systems come with several challenges that make them difficult to use in many situations, but choosing industrial floating pump stations can be a much more effective solution. Here is an overview of what industrial floating pump platforms are, industries they can be a good fit for, and several benefits of choosing this
Customizing High-Quality Industrial Docks and Industrial Barge Docks for Unique Industrial Applications
May 12, 2023
Investing in a high-quality industrial dock is crucial for efficient and safe operations as a business owner or facility manager. While prefabricated docks are available, these standard options may only sometimes meet your specific needs. This is where customizing high-quality industrial docks and industrial barge docks come in. At AccuDock, we are dedicated to helping
5 Key Features to Look for in Power Plant Platform and Work Barge Platform Docks
May 01, 2023
Are you in the market for a power plant platform or work barge platform dock? You’ve come to the right place! With so many options for power plant platforms and work barge platforms on the market, it can be hard to know what to look for. Here are some key features to consider when selecting
Does My Floating Platform Dock Need to Be Removed in the Winter?
April 24, 2023
Owning and caring for a dock is a rewarding responsibility. After finding floating dock platforms for sale, and choosing to invest in one, you may have questions about how to maintain your new dock. During the spring and summer, frequently visiting your floating dock will help you keep up with any necessary maintenance. How can
Common Sizes of Floating Platforms
April 16, 2023
Floating platforms are an increasingly popular choice for businesses and individuals who need a stable platform for their operations, whether it be on the water or in a marina. Although there are many different sizes and shapes of platforms, several standard sizes are the most popular among clients. In this article, we’ll look at the various floating platform
Can My Floating Dock Stay in the Water Year Round?
April 09, 2023
Your floating platform dock is perfectly safe during spring, summer, and fall. Winter, however, is the season to worry about. Ice can cause a lot of damage to your floating dock. Why You May Need To Remove Your Docks During Winter When water frequently freezes up and melts, as we see in winter, the ice
4 Benefits of Floating Docks
April 01, 2023
Are you thinking about putting up a new dock? Floating docks offer unique features compared to permanent docks. At AccuDock, we work hard to provide all the knowledge you require to understand the maritime building industry. Determining which kind of dock will best meet your needs can be very challenging. The decision between a floating dock and
Swim Platform Docks Perfect for Camps and Parks
March 27, 2023
Swim platform docks are the perfect additions for camps and parks looking to make their waterfronts more accessible to campers. Swim platforms and docks for lakes turn any waterfront into an endless, action-packed adventure for kids and adults. With the proper floating swim platform, you can increase the roster of water activities in your camp
Four Ways to Use Floating Walkways
March 18, 2023
Do you have a waterfront and wonder how to make it more accessible from water? Investing in floating walkways is a viable alternative to the traditional docks and pontoons. This article highlights different ways to use floating walkway docks. Bridges Floating dock walkways allow pedestrians to view harbors, lakes, and other water bodies. Additionally, dock owners
What Rowing Floating Docks are Used by Most Collegiate Teams?
May 25, 2022
Some of the Best Ranked Docks Used By Most Collegiate Rowing Programs Although rowing has been a recognized sport since 1828 with the inaugural race between Oxford and Cambridge in England, it continues to pick up speed in popularity year after year. Rowing floating docks, also known as low-profile docks, were designed especially for rowers.
What are Rowing Shell Floating Docks and How Can I Use Them?
May 18, 2022
Rowing shell floating docks enable rowers to more easily get in and out of their rowing boats (or shells). When rowers climb into their shells, they are climbing into their boat used for rowing. Racing shells are long and narrow. Their length depends on the number of rowers who are going to use it. A
How to Choose Recreational Rowing Docks That Are Right for You
May 11, 2022
Recreational floating docks can offer many great benefits. Another summer is almost upon us, and practically everyone is ready to get out on the water, whether it be a lake, river, or Intracoastal, and enjoy fun activities or just relax, while at the same time grabbing some rays. Knowing the different types of rowing docks
5 Benefits of Low-Profile Docks for Rowing
May 04, 2022
Sailing and Rowing are two of the most physically demanding water sports. So, the right sailing and rowing docks can make getting out on the water easy, which is welcomed. Rowing is great exercise, and it’s an exciting and challenging sport for many who like to race competitively. Rowing can give your body a full
Rowing Coaches Update
December 10, 2020
You cannot turn on the news, open a social media app, or take part in a conversation without hearing the words “COVID” and “Coronavirus”… and “When will everything get back to normal?!” We know, we know! We all want to get back to life as usual, especially if we haven’t been able to participate in
Rowing and COVID-19
November 27, 2020
COVID-19 has created virtually unprecedented chaos in the world, particularly as countries sought to contain the virus and still keep their economies moving. As it stretches on, and as we continue to deal with surges, many of us just want to get back to normal. Staying safe, and protecting the health of others, is the
Rowing 101: Getting Started
July 21, 2020
Okay, everyone! Are you ready for some Rowing 101? Rowing and sculling are two terms often confused and combined. It is easy to understand why people unfamiliar with the sport confuse the terminology, though. Basically, there is sweep rowing and there is sculling, and those two terms fall under the umbrella of rowing. Once you
5 Reasons to Join a Rowing Club
July 07, 2020
If you have ever asked a rower why they row, chances are that you have been taken aback by the enthusiasm of their response to that question. Like many athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, rowers love what they do, and they do it for a reason. For many it is a personal story, maybe how they
Is Rowing Good for Kids?
June 25, 2020
As parents, we are always looking for ways to keep our children active and healthy! As more and more children become interested in electronics, we have to be a bit more creative when it comes to incorporating exercise into their daily routines. Many adults find time for at-home workouts: yoga or pilates, depending on the
7 Ways to Become a Stronger Rower
June 04, 2020
To become a stronger rower, you must never give up on working on your rowing technique. There is always room for improvement! If you are serious about becoming a stronger rower, you know that rowing workouts both on water and on land are crucial to your development and need to be taken seriously. Your rowing
What Equipment Do You Need for Rowing?
May 20, 2020
From oars to seat pads to high-performance clothing, rowing equipment and accessories run the gamut. If you are new to the sport: welcome! It’s exciting – and a great workout. You may also be wondering what type of gear you need. Following is a list of essential rowing equipment: The boat. Start at the beginning.
How to Dock a Rowing Shell
April 29, 2020
When you enjoy sculling or sweep rowing, there is a great deal of skill, agility, and stamina required. Watching experts makes it look effortless – it is not! What it is, though, is an excellent workout and terrific way to enjoy the sunshine. One of the most important skills you will learn as you embark
How Low Is a Low Profile Rowing Dock?
November 20, 2019
What’s the hardest part of rowing? The demand on your shoulders, lats, triceps, and biceps? The burn in your back, glutes, and quads? The intense concentration it requires? The push to go faster, farther, and harder? Nope. For a lot of us, it’s entering and exiting the shell! Rowing shells are designed to sit low
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