Eton College has had great success in school rowing over recent years, winning all the bigu00a0races in 2009u2013 including UK Schools Head, the National Schools Regatta, Henley Royal and
Head of the Charles (Boston USA).u00a0Alex Henshilwood, who coached these crews, used the Coxmate SCT and has written this article on hisu00a0experiences, which isu00a0available for download here.
A couple of the advantages of using a Coxmate, listed by Alex, include:
Being able to measure distance pieces and get accurate speeds over un-buoyed, still water distances is excellent.
Being able to extrapolate prognostic timesu00a0to provide boat speeds for various training ratesu00a0and intensities.
Being able tou00a0download data from my Coxmate to my laptop in order to evaluate heats prior tou00a0tweaking the strategy for finals.
Another key function of the Coxmate is that it is great at helping to establish a race plan and and seeing if the crew canu00a0executeu00a0itu00a0effectively.
Check out the article here and find out what Coxmate can do for your crew.