Glide Boats

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Meet the team behind Glide Boats, the new recreational rowing boat. Mark Wilson and Ryan Worth are the US and South America agents

00:45 Glide Boats started in the UK in 2014.
01:50 Ryan Worth’s background in rowing
03:00 Rotational moulded plastics with metal fittings which are sturdy
Top 3 products
04:30 Glide 1 is closest to a flat water single scull. 21 feet long and carries up to 221 lbs athlete weight comfortably. The rigger is adjustable and the shoes are not.
Quick release rigger.
07:30 Weight range fro young kids to adults.
08:30 Expand the market and grow the sport in USA
People try new bodies of water – make it fun.
More smiles per stroke
11:40 The Tide is a coastal model. 16 feet long and thicker plastic. Minimum FISA weight boat for coastal.
The Solo is 14 feet long and weights 40 lbs without its rigger.
16:20 The fins. The Glide One has a metal fin in a fin box.
Glide Solo has a retractable fin – up or down.
Glide Tide has SUP fin and a metal fin box
There is plenty of height in rigger adjustment
20:00 FISA throw bad and lash points for PFD and buoyancy bags are additional. We are going to change how we move equipment in and out of the water compared to yachts.
24:00 The price point is the lowest compared to others. The materials are different, the plastic is made in one element. All are less than $4,000 US
25:50 What’s new?
Get more people involved. Concept 2 erg rowers. Capture them to try on-water rowing. Ryan will bring the boats to new waterways. Adventures for young people.
30:00 Contact details

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