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Coach-Con Class of 2014

The Coach-Con class of 2014 is our most diverse yet, with representation from men’s and women’s DI, II, III and club rowing programs from all regions of the country. The attendees were selected based on the strength of their application and head coach recommendation from among a very strong applicant pool. Coach-Con is a conference […]

Tips for Keeping your Boats White

As we head into championship season, how is your fleet looking? If the whiteness of your boat leaves something to be desired due to the algae and muck in the water, order some Captain John’s Boat Brite. This stuff seriously works like magic. 30 minutes with the Boat Brite (no elbow grease needed) plus a […]

STILL the only company to publicize our prices…And why is that?

STILL the only company to publicize our prices…And why is that?

This is a topic I have written about in the past, but after several phone calls and face-to-face conversations this fall with feedback from current and potential customers either A) thanking us for our transparency or B) actually coming to us to try to get our competitors pricing (!), I thought it was time to revisit the […]

Pocock Welcomes Andrea Buch

Pocock Welcomes Andrea Buch

        We are excited to add Andrea’s energy and unique perspective to our team.  She knows firsthand the needs and challenges faced by university, high school and club programs and their coaches.  Most importantly, she knows what type of support and product they need to make their lives easier and compete at […]

Pocock Employee Spotlight – Jacob Huntington: Research Engineer

Pocock Employee Spotlight – Jacob Huntington: Research Engineer

Jacob Huntington joined the team at Pocock Racing Shells in December of 2012. Jacob is a 2012 graduate of Pacific Lutheran University, receiving his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry. During his time at PLU, he rowed on the Men’s Varsity Rowing team for several years. He spent the last two years of college sculling with […]

Coach-Con 2013: Repairs, Recruiting, Rules and Relationships

Coach-Con 2013:  Repairs, Recruiting, Rules and Relationships

June 24-26th in Seattle were typical Pacific Northwest grey days, but what was going on inside the Pocock Shop at Coach-Con 2013 was anything but typical. Over the two and a half days, attendees covered a range of topics from the physics of rowing with Bill Tytus, rigging fundamentals with Bill and John Tytus, to the […]

2013 Coach-Con Rowing Coaches Convention Attendees Announced

2013 Coach-Con Rowing Coaches Convention Attendees Announced

We’re really excited about fantastic group of rowing coaches who make up the 2013 Coach-Con class! We have representation from both large and small programs, from all over the country – including local northwest programs, mid-atlantic, new england, southeast, midwest and California schools. Additionally, we have  coaches joining us after spending their rowing careers in […]

Pocock’s C8: The Perfect Rowing Shell for Teaching Big Guys to Pull Really Hard

Pocock’s C8: The Perfect Rowing Shell for Teaching Big Guys to Pull Really Hard

While our distinctive V8 is the boat that everyone naturally thinks of when they hear “Pocock 8,” we’ve been building a composite C8 rowing shell since the mid 80′s. The C8′s design is based on our premier wooden racing shell in the 60′s and 70′s. In fact, the “C” in C8 stands for Cedar. Over […]

Check Out the New 2013 Hypercarbon Comp V8 Racing Shell

Check Out the New 2013 Hypercarbon Comp V8 Racing Shell

Introducing the newest racer to Pocock’s fleet – The 2013 Hypercarbon Comp V8. Come see at the San Diego Crew Classic next weekend! This unruly older sibling to the flagship Hypercarbon V8 is a blend of new materials and a modified layup schedule, bringing the ultimate rowing machine to America’s best crews. The combination of […]

Ready for the Head Races! New Rudder Makes Big Turns Easy

Ready for the Head Races! New Rudder Makes Big Turns Easy

Did you see the post a little while back about our new fin? If not, here’s the recap: we redesigned our fins last year. In addition to producing cleaner, better fitting fins, this redesign gave us the opportunity to also redesign our rudders. Previously, we had separate sprint and head racing steering systems – each […]

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