The American company JL is a family-owned business, run and staffed by athletes. Luckily this well known kit manufacturer has a UK distributor, known as Crewroom. JL supplies rowers all over the world with high quality specialised rowing clothing, and you can be sure when ordering from JL that the products always are going to be of great standard.
JL All-in-Ones £71
JL has for a long time designed the Rolls Royce of the rowing unisuits. With high quality technical fabric, the unisuits are especially designed for men and women respectively. The bottoms are half lined to get you extra padding; only where it is needed.
The fabric, Drywick, is breathable, wicking and very durable. It stretches width ways on the chest when you breathe, and lengthways on the bottoms where you stretch forward and back during the rowing motion. Pricy but well worth the investment!
JL Shorts £42
Don't want to wear your all-in-one rolled up? Or tired of having excess fabric around your waist? The JL shorts are the perfect solution for the non-unisuit fan. Think unisuit without the top.
JL Short Sleeve Top £46
This club coloured, multifunctional short sleeved top is ideal for rowing in warmer weather. Previously used in our club especially for regatta racing. This top will ensure you also look great on the start line or in your warm up the material is light,
breathable and thin, and gives you a long-lasting garment that is perfect for rowing.
JL Polypro Leggings £51
Made with the durable and soft fabric Polypro. Polypro does not absorb perspiration like cotton or linen, and does not trap moisture against the skin like most other synthetics. Sold as plain navy blue in order to mirror the design of our classic all-in-one, but with an added club logo embroidred under the waistline.
Crewroom is the home of British performance and fitness wear for Run, Trail, Row and Paddle boarding. The Crewroom brand was born in Putney and was founded by former elite rower, Kate Giles. Although retired from competitive sport, Kate's love of the outdoors and keeping fit has been fundamental in developing the Crewroom brand and product range.
JL Splash Jacket £94
A waterproof shell jacket, ideal for our British winter weather! The quarter zip along with the stretchy side patches mean the jacket will fit nicely, without the worry of catching on excess fabric.
In 1988 New Wave decided to focus on rowing clothing, today they supply many clubs and national squads worldwide. Their products are manufactured just outside Berlin in Germany, and the company is known for their ability to always deliver great service and great products especially made for our sport.
If you are unsure about what size is right for you, please give your weight and height details when ordering, and they will make sure you get the right size.
These are the products, amazingly designed in our club colours:
Gamex Splash Jacket £65
Wind proof, light and comfortable splash jacket, originally created for top athletes in competition. Works excellently as a shell, perfectly made for being in a boat. Plus, it looks great.
This gilet from New Wave is perfectly designed for rowing. The combination of the Gamex fabric and the fleecy inside gives warmth and breathability, suitable for all types of weather. Nicely fitted to suit the rowing motion.
Long Sleeve White Top £35
Seamless top with breathable and heat regulating material. Soft and stretchy, long-lasting and close-fitting. Ideal for winter racing as a layer under your all-in-one. Make sure you look great as a team! No prints, apart from CORC nicely added to the collar.
Short Sleeve White Top £32
Again, this garment is meant primarily for racing. Exactly the same as the long sleeved top, but with shorter sleeves. They both have rowing specific vented zones to provide maximum moisture transport away from the skin, where it is most needed.
Pair for sweep/Pair for sculling.
Undoubtedly the best Pogies you can get! Actually properly sized for rowing, not too much fabric, but tightly fitted around hands and blades, made from functional fabric. Will keep your hands warm in heads this winter!
Calf Protectors £8
Struggling with horrible biting slide runners? This is probably the best solution. These calf protectors are stretchy and comfortable and will stay in place to protect you.
Stitch Clothing Corporation was formed in 2008 as a spin off from Spartan and moved premises to Malvern Business Centre, Malvern.
Unisex training tops:
Canterbury of New Zealand
Hoodie, Navy £37 (Junior £28)
Hoodie, Grey £37 (Junior £28)
Stadium Pants £36 (Junior £28)
Fleece Jogging Pants £29
Cotton T-Shirt, Navy £15
Cotton T-Shirt, White £15
Partner with rowing clubs to provide off-the-water club kit & leisurewear that keeps you warm, cosy and stylish after an outing but can be worn outside of the boat club without looking like you're wearing traditional sports kit.
Zipped Hoodies £35.50
Socks £8.50 M, £10 L
You can order club kit direct from Godfrey Sports. There is a club kit page where you will see a range of technical and non-technical kit in club colours. You can also order other Godfrey kit and have this customised with the club logo and printing and embroidery of your choice. Where kit involves custom designs (eg club lycras) there is a discount for multiple orders, otherwise the pricing is the same regardless of order size.
Elmer Cotton Sports
Elmer Cotton Sports (18-19 Turl Street in Oxford City Centre) can supply training kit and leisure wear with the club logo. They have some items available from their webshop (mostly Canterbury products) or you can contact Dale Harris on 07788 134979 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss other options. As the shop is centrally located this may be a good option if you want to buy kit with no postage charge.
The webshop is at
JL racing lycras (all-in-ones)
The club maintains a stock of JL racing lycras because there is a minimum order size of 8 to get these at a reasonable price. They cost £71 (cash, cheque or credit card) and can purchased by emailing email@example.com . Delivery is usually 6 to 8 weeks. If a squad wants to commission other types of JL kit then they can contact JL through its UK distributor, Crewroom.
The club has a stock of pure silk club ties (£18) which are ideal for the annual dinner or other formal rowing events.
If you have any queries regarding club kit, please contact CORC's Kit Officer, Caroline Barnes, firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Oxford Rowing Club
Tel: 01865 242576
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