WaterRower A1 Home Rowing Machine

Phone - Tablet Arm

The WaterRower A1 Home Rowing Machine is their basic model and features a simplified monitor and differs from their dual-rail machines with its unique mono-rail.

The WaterRower A1 Home is handcrafted in premium Ash hardwood with a sleek aluminum monorail design. Each machine is left unstained and has been hand finished in Danish Oil to provide a deep luster and warmth to the wood. For reasons of ecology, all our woods are harvested from replenishable forests.



*All WaterRower A1 series models are equipped with upgraded 17" handles.

Also includes: - Owners Manual - Syphon Pump - Purification Tablets - Allen Key


waterrower-phone-tablet-arm-1.jpegPHONE / TABLET HOLDER OPTION

Designed for all wooden WaterRower machines*. Holds your phone or tablet.

The standard bracket comes with a phone attachment. You can also purchase a bundle that includes a medium or large table attachment in addition to the phone attachment.

WaterRower will still store upright with the arm on attached.

*Not compatible with the M1 & S1.



More Information
Frame Material American Ash wood (from sustainable forests) / Black Powder-coated Aluminum
Workout Monitor Wave Monitor
Heart Rate Monitoring not-available on this model
Condition New
Dimension In Use: Length - 83.5” / 212 cm, Width - 22.25” / 57 cm, Height - 20” / 51 cmStored: Depth - 20” / 51 cm, Width - 22.25” / 57 cm, Height - 83.5” / 212 cmWeight: 61 lbs / 28 kg (dry), 98 lb / 44.5 kg (17 l of water)
Warranty 3 Year Parts / 5 Year Frame (Residential use only)


Benefits of the WaterRower

  • A Lifelong Investment - The WaterRower in either wood or metal construction is engineered for life, making it the perfect investment for your health.
  • Unique WaterFlywheel Resistance - Infinitely variable, smooth and natural, the WaterRower's self-regulating resistance is suitable for any user.
  • Award Winning Design - The WaterRower has won design industry accolades and has been exhibited at London's Museum of Design
  • Soothingly Silent - The WaterRower is designed to be non-intrusive, distinctly quieter than air resistance rowers, mechanical treadmills, and other cardio equipment.
  • Minimal Space - The WaterRower has a surprisingly compact footprint and stores conveniently upright when not in use.
  • Low Maintenance - Unlike chain driven air rowing machines, there is no need to oil chains or clean vents. Each WaterRower comes supported by an extensive factory backed warranty.
  • No Running Costs - With no external power cord required, you can workout wherever you want.
  • Ethically Produced - Handcrafted in the USA from sustainably managed Appalachian Forest hardwoods.
  • Performance Monitor - Designed to be simple to operate with a QuickStart function, while offering a feature-rich range of advanced options for users that desire more information.


The Ultimate Cross Trainer

  • The WaterRower exercises all major muscle groups uniformly, making it the most efficient aerobic workout available.
  • The WaterRower's fluid, even stroke is superior in its natural replication of on-water rowing, eliminating the unpleasant mechanical fatigue associated with conventional rowing machines.
  • Other common aerobic exercise equipment such as treadmills, cycles, and ellipticals use considerably less muscle mass, burn fewer calories and generate less exercise benefit.
  • Burn in excess of 1,000 calories per hour
  • Work 84% of your muscle mass
  • Target core muscles and strengthen posture, helping to reduce back ailments
  • Work joints through a full range of motion, improving joint health an flexibility
  • Seated, non-load-bearing and low impact; rowing removes stress on the injury-prone joints of the ankles, knees and hips

Includes Series 4 performance monitor

Superb Design


Award Winning Design - The WaterRower has been designed to set it apart from other fitness equipment, featuring an attention to detail unseen in other exercise equipment (learn more about award winning design)

Refined Design - The WaterRower has been designed to set it apart from other fitness equipment, featuring an attention to design refinement unseen in other exercise equipment.

Hand Crafting - WaterRower’s wooden models are handcrafted from a selection of the world’s finest hard woods (Ash, Cherry, Walnut, Beech and Oak).. Each model is hand finished and coated with Danish oil giving it a deep penetrating Lustre (Learn more about Handcrafting)

Sustainably Eco-Friendly - all our wooden models are crafted from the finest Appalachian hardwoods sourced ONLY from replenishable forests (learn more about Appalachian forests)

Fits Your Life


Styled to Compliment your Environment - There is a WaterRower model to compliment any environment, Home, Office or Gym. Soothingly Silent The WaterRower’s silent operation means it may be used anywhere, at any time without imposition on those around you. (view all Waterrower models) or click a model in the showcase above for details, specifications, and a 360 degree view.

Functional Fitness Furniture - Fitness is not a workout, it is a series of workouts spread conveniently throughout the weeks, months and years.

Stores with Ease - Good looks and a compact frame the WaterRower stores conveniently on end simply and easily when not in use. (Learn more about Ease of Storage)

Silent and Unintrusive - The WaterRower has been designed to be silent, with all but the soothing sound of moving water. 

Fitness for the Family


Perfect Exercise - Rowing has long been recognized as the perfect aerobic pursuit; working 84% of your muscle mass, Spreading the work evenly over all major muscle groups, the WaterRower is unrivalled in its replication of the real thing.(read more on the Perfect Exercise)

Self-Regulating Resistance - WaterRower's patented WaterFlywheel’s varies resistance proportional to the users intensity of exercise, according to the Rule of Cubes, allowing any user of any age and fitness level to use the machine with no adjustment (read more on the Rule of Cubes)

Suitable for ANY User - Suiting the requirement of any user, young or old, fit or unfit, male or female, even a short workout will burn calories, tone your body, and leave you feeling enriched.

Row Anytime - The WaterRower is silent but for the soothing sound of flowing water making it available to use at any time and in almost any place

Stay Motivated


Workout Monitoring - There are currently three different monitors; The A1, the IndoRow and the S4 Monitor (read more about WaterRower monitors)

IndoRow Monitor
A1 Montor
S4 Monitor
Monitor Comparisons

We-Row - WaterRowers unique community based training program allows you to train with others using the convenience of the internet. You will never train alone again! (requires S2 monitor of higher) (read more on We-Row)

Other Software - WaterRower’s open source software philosophy has encouraged development of a wide variety of software over the years. The most notable is Netathlon VR (read more on Netathlon)



  • In Use: Length - 82.25” / 209 cm, Width - 22.25” / 57 cm, Height - 20” / 51 cm
  • Stored: Depth - 20” / 51 cm, Width - 22.25” / 57 cm, Height - 82.25” / 209 cm
  • Weight: 66.5 lbs / 30.5 kg (dry), 103.5 lb / 47 kg (17 l of water)
WaterRowers are shipped partially disassembled for protection and shipped in two or three boxes, depending on the model. Shipping Dimensions are as follows; 

Tank Box

22kg or 49lbs

Box dimentions for all A1 Series tank box

A1 Rail Box - 1 box per machine, 13kg, 29 lbs

Box dimentions for A1 Series rail


Warranty Information


WaterRower will replace or repair at its factory or nominated service centre any WaterRower or WaterRower component found to be defective in material or workmanship for a period of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of initial shipment by WaterRower. The Warranty is Upgradeable to a THREE (3) Years on all Components and Five (5) Years on all Wooden Components by registering your WaterRower within the first year of purchase.