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About Graeme King


Graeme King was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1947. He became fascinated with boats at the early age of five while watching a news reel of an eight oared shell race. As Graeme tells the story, he went home immediately and built his first model of a rowing shell. This first effort would mark the beginning of a long and illustrious career as one of the most decorated and credible rowing shell designers in the world.

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Racing Shells


Graeme has for decades researched slender hull theory and analyzed the physical interactions between the boat and its rowers through various phases of the stroke. With this information, Graeme has refined his designs through empirical feedback from each successive boat. The ability to receive race tested and refined, slender hull designs, is King\'s unique competitive advantage.

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