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Turning Grief Into The Action That Would Fulfill My Dream Of Becoming A Rower

Turning Grief Into The Action That Would Fulfill My Dream Of Becoming A Rower

Tragedy and loss can galvanise us into action, making our priorities crystal clear, and give us a strength we did not know we had. Boathouse Ambassador and Navy Veteran Russell Gernaat knows this all to well. When his wife of 22 years passed away from cancer, Russell focused his grief into the energy needed to fulfill his lifelong dream of learning to row and train for in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Having come out the other side of grief, Russell knows that when tragedy strikes you only have two choices “You can spin circles and go nowhere, or you can get up and move forward.” Read Russell’s Story.

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Shop Small, Shop American, Shop Boathouse

Shop Small, Shop American, Shop Boathouse

As a local business competing for a small piece of the pie in an industry consumed by global giants, Boathouse stands in stark contrast to the ethics and  business model of the big brands. We design and manufacture our entire product line here in Philadelphia, USA, in our own factory. We directly and indirectly give back to our local Philadelphia community to help strengthen the US economy. We are a small business that employs 200 full time craftspeople, designers, graphic artists, customer service and sales reps in our vertically integrated North Philadelphia factory. 

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Reorder Your Boathouse Gear, Year After Year

Reorder Your Boathouse Gear, Year After Year

We’ve spoken with many Athletic Directors and Coaches around the country and its clear that the main challenge in the team buying process is difficulty in reordering year after year. But this process doesn’t have to be difficult if you’re using the right company. Boathouse and our proprietary Locker Room software are here to help make your life easier.

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Happy Team Guaranteed – Starring the Falcons

Happy Team Guaranteed – Starring the Falcons

Join us as we follow a custom team order of Victory Jackets from initial online design, through our Philadelphia factory, and onto the backs of the Falcons Rowing Crew as they compete at Head of the Schuylkill regatta. See our full custom capabilities in action with this real order placed by one of our happy customers.

When you order your custom team uniforms and Elite Performance Outerwear with Boathouse we put our factory at your fingertips all form the convenience of your computer. You choose the style, colors and fabric, upload your art then let us do the rest! All custom orders ship factory-direct from Philadelphia in 4 weeks. Happy Team Guaranteed!

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Make The Boathouse Switch

Make The Boathouse Switch

We’ve listened to rowers and we understand it can be a hassle to get the right rowing gear you need, when you need it. Which is why we’re challenging you to #MaketheBoathouseSwitch and experience the speedy turnaround time, stellar customer service and top-notch product that you may not even know you’re missing. Here are 8 reasons why you should make the Boathouse Switch today:

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