POCOCK NEWS

What’s in a name?

December 14, 2017

Pocock

xVIII n. [ɛ́cks ét; ex-eight; X8] We have heard some interesting pronunciations and interpretations of the name of our newest boat. To set the record straight, the rationale behind the name was twofold. If you have been lucky enough to see the boat in person, you know the ‘x’ shape is a domin...

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Steering Setups for the V8 and xVIII

September 27, 2017

Pocock

In addition to getting a Head Race Rudder to provide more maneuverability to your boat for fall racing, did you know you can turn your steering yoke to provide more throw (angle) to the rudder? Our shop standard is for boats to leave with the curved ends of the yoke facing towards the bow. We build...

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Head of the Charles Regatta 2016

October 17, 2016

Pocock

Head of the Charles is always a great weekend, but 2016 is particularly exciting for Pocock. We have not one but two new boats for you to check out in person. The Hypercarbon Comp K4+ follows in the footsteps of the Comp V8. The PROVEN K4+ hull shape gets our 7th generation rigger, a layup with impr...

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Ask the Boatbuilder Row2k Feature: Getting Your Crew in the Right Size Shell

June 29, 2016

Pocock

Racing shells can accommodate a fairly large range of crew weights, but no one shell can accommodate the entire range. A design starts around a specific crew weight, which will float (or sink, depending on how you look at it) the boat to the designed water line. From that ‘ideal’ place, ...

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Coach-Con Class of 2016

May 22, 2016

We are very excited to announce the Coach-Con Class of 2016! With such a high volume of outstanding applicants and nominations, we decided to expand the class from 12 to 14 this year. We are looking forward to meeting everyone in June!   Alexander Mann – University of Washington MenR...

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