Why Row?
Rowing is one of the best full body exercises for you.

 

 

Boat Building Benefits
There are lots of great reasons to build your own boat.

 

 

Our SnapTiteTM Joints
We've designed a system to make hull panel joinery a snap!

 

 

Builders' Resource
Find more information on building, installing rigger systems, FAQs, videos and other info.

 

Featured Rowing Adventures
Check out some of the adventures our customers have undertaken in their boats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to Angus Rowboats - Kits and Plans for Innovative Designs

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Adventurers Julie and Colin Angus have explored more than 40,000 km of the world’s remotest regions using rowboats. They have drawn on this experience to design the most practical recreational rowboats on the market. Rowing is not only the best low-impact cardiovascular sport (tied with cross country skiing), but it is also the most efficient way of propelling a boat through the water. Our recreational rowing sculls are designed to be fast, seaworthy, and capable for multi-day exploration. Angus Rowboats provides kits and plans so you can construct your own high-quality recreational rowing scull at minimal cost.

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Updates and Latest News

 

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Watch Video of the Rowboats in Action

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Busy with Boys, Buoys and Boats It's been a busy, busy, summer for us here in Victoria, and not just because of record sales. Julie and I have had our hands full welcoming our newest...Tues Aug 19, 2014 GMT 09:56:10

Wooden Hollow Shaft Sculling Oar Plans Completed! There have been a few delays, but we've finally completed our comprehensive manual and plans for building exquisite...Tues Jun 24 2014 GMT 09:56:10

Wall Street Journal Gives "Olive Odyssey" Thumbs Up It was a little intimidating when we learned the Wall Street Journal was running a two-third page review in the weekend edition on Julie's latest... Mon, May, 12, 2014 GMT 10:044:25

Hollow Shaft Wooden Sculling Oar Progress For those who have been waiting for our hollow-shaft wooden sculling oar plans, we're pleased to inform you we're nearing completion.. Mon, Mar, 03, 2014 GMT 07:012:41

Tents Vs Cabins in Rowboats A few people have asked about the possibility of using a tent in an open rowboat such as the Oxford Wherry. The idea of using your boat for shelter as well as for.. Fri, Jan, 22, 2014 GMT 03:09:20

Cruiser Plans Completed We've completed plans for the Cruiser, and are in the midst of finishing the manual. For those who can wait no longer, we will be offering Cruiser plans and... Fri, Dec, 06, 2013 GMT 12:07:02

Expedition Rowboat Kits Now Available We've moved to a new location in Victoria, BC. As we've been explanding inventory and further developing kits and boats, we decided it was time to move... Mon, Nov, 04, 2013 GMT 11:49:48

Come See us at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival We'll be displaying the Oxford Wherry, the Expedition, and another new boat in development at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival... Tue, Aug 20, 2013 GMT 01:13:13

Rowing into Headwinds There are many common phrases that have nautical origins. Some examples include "by and large", "chock-a-block", "close quarters", "give a wide berth", loose canon",...Mon, July 22 ,2013 GMT 07:36:42

 

 

 

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