ROWING PRACTICE VENETIAN STYLE
From May 30th to October 28th 2010
Venice, among its features, still maintains the tradition alive in the water with the endless variety of traditional wooden boats.
Progress made inevitably outdated, from a commercial perspective, the rowing boats, a means by relegating intended for sports or hobbies.
Contact with water, the sound of the waves, peace, environment, the remoteness from civilization, kept alive, along with emotions, the timeless atmosphere that is breathed rowing..
The meeting provides an introduction on the theoretical foundations of Venetian rowing and then, based on the number of participants, will be chosen the boat.
By leaving the Rowing Club Canottieri Giudecca will cover a route in a lagoon area where are still alive the traditions of fishing and an influx of various species of birds.
The lesson requires no special athletic ability but a predisposition for the outdoors and will test your balance.
The building has a gymnasium and locker rooms with showers and toilets.
The departure is scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday at 16:00 from Canottieri Giudecca Rowing Club , Fondamenta Ponte lungo 259 near Palanca Station, Giudecca island with duration of 1 hour and 30 or so.
The headquarters of the lesson is easily accessible with the vapporetto line N° 2 - 41 -42.