Durable Construction • Single Skin - Peinert racing boats have un-cored solid hulls and decks of Kevlar® and one or more layers of carbon fiber fabric. Why sliding seat rowing boats. Flat water rowing shells, like the Olympus or Pro Am , are for competitive sculling and training. Our boats are rowed all over the world and at every level from Novice Youths to Olympians. Vespoli USA has been proudly building world class racing shells in New Haven CT since it was founded in 1980 by Mike Vespoli. Intended for rec-racing, workouts, or ocean rowing, the Oxford Shell II is 20’10” long and 21” wide (6.35m x 53cm). The single most important factor to consider when choosing a racing boat is the design weight. Technically a rowing shell does not have a keel, just a skeg (fin) and rowers in a sculling boat have 2 oars each. You want sliding-seat performance in a handsome package. Welcome to Swift Racing where High Performance merges with low cost. It weighs 40 pounds. These do not provide as much panel stiffness, but they are thicker and more resilient than the outer skins of a cored boat and therefore harder to puncture. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Developed with recreational versatility and open water capabilities in mind, the Bay 21 is built by the same craftsmen that hand lay-up the finest shells in the world. Reasonably athletic rowers will be able to use it for training. The Oxford Shell II is pitched a bit more towards speed and performance compared to the original. Kits for the Oxford Shell Mark I have been discontinued, but plans for scratch-builders will remain in print. Sweep rowing skills do not necessarily translate to the single scull: give yourself some opportunity to grow into these skills. Fluidesign’s exclusive clear finishes highlight the beauty of carbon while reducing maintenance to maximize performance. Pocock Racing Shells has been building boats for America’s fastest crews since 1911. The new Oxford Shell II has superceded the original Oxford Shell. We believe that going fast doesn’t have to come at a high price. The meticulous carbon engineering delivers a durable, stiff, and fast experience with each row. Build this boat if: You want an easy-to-build recreational shell suitable for all skill levels. To maximise your crew’s speed, it is essential they row in a boat suitable for their weight. The company has been employee owned since 2016. They are best suited to athletic people who do most of their rowing on calm water, but the speed and grace of flat water sculling shells can be amazing! Here you will find High Performance racing shells, high quality training boats, IDBF certified Dragon boats, oar racks and boat racks. We are proud we could help these rowers achieve victory on … Shopping at the Vespoli Online Store saves you time and money. If your order qualifies, this additional option will be offered during checkout. Explore our website to discover how our history shapes the future of boat building.. Our parts section has been recently updated to include USPS shipping options for some parts orders. Fluidesign manufactures Elite racing shells with state of the art design and construction. Swift Racing offers an extensive range of 29 boat moulds (perhaps the most of any boat manufacturer). Unless you’ve had considerable experience alone in a long narrow rowing shell, you’ll likely want to consider designs that are a bit wider or created for open water. Our single and double shells have dominated the National Rowing Championships and National Rowing Team trials, and our shells have carried hundreds of athletes to victory in Head races, Masters’, and Veterans’ competitions. A crossover shell, the Regatta has a open water hull with a flat deck, for ultra-light weight. 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