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Canadian Keynote Speakers: Julie and Colin Angus
Canadian Keynote Speakers: Julie and Colin Angus

by Angus Rowboats

Bestselling authors and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Julie and Colin Angus specialize in giving keynote presentations that resonate, inspire and motivate. This husband and wife team who founded Angus Rowboats Ltd. are masters of achieving the impossible; from completing the first entirely human powered circumnavigation of Earth to rowing unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean through two hurricanes.

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Navionics - The New Way to Navigate in Small Boats
Navionics - The New Way to Navigate in Small Boats

by Colin Angus

There is an array of electronic devices that can be used in small boats for navigation. Until recently, the handheld GPS has been our primary choice. While a plotter GPS is a great tool, it is typically not practical in small human powered boats due to its weight and electrical requirements.

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Rowboat Auto Pilot Installation in Sailing RowCruiser
Rowboat Auto Pilot Installation in Sailing RowCruiser

by Colin Angus 7 Comments

A rowboat auto pilot is something I had not previously considered, but during my solo voyage participating in the Race to Alaska the Raymarine ST1000 auto pilot helped significantly. With the sailing RowCruiser weighing only a little more than a Laser dinghy, incorporating a self-steering system posed several challenges. 

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R2AK - The Finish Line
R2AK - The Finish Line

by Julie Angus 8 Comments

13 days 1 hour and 59 minutes. That's how long it took Colin to row and sail from Victoria to Ketchikan in the RowCruiser. Today at 12:59 AKDT he rowed up to the finish line in Ketchikan.

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