sculling


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sculling:

see rowingrowing,
the art of propelling a boat by means of oars operated by hand. Boats propelled by oars (e.g., the galley) were used in ancient times for both war and commerce. Rowing is now generally used only for propelling small boats or for sport.
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It should come as no surprise the Cogswells have different colored boats for whatever water they are sculling.
The afternoon Small Boats Head offers the sweep-oared discipline in addition to sculling, providing keen competition for the college fours of Durham University.
After that, the center offers intermediate sculling and sweep rowing classes at $89.
Part of a strong open men's sculling squad, which also includes Alan Campbell (World Championships medallist in 2009, 10 and 11), Wells - a veteran of every Games since Sydney 2000 - said: "Racing in front of a home crowd is an enticing prospect.
Tony Stocking, sculling in the Veteran E Sculls, won his event comfortably in a time of 18:38.
7 to win the veteran F competition, while Rebekah Warburton, sculling for time only, completed the course in 21:33.
45am, around 200 scullers will compete in the last of the Autumn Sculling Series over a 5000m downstream course from the Jubilee Bridge to the Teesquay Millennium Bridge.
The third of the Northern Rowing Council sculling series was held on the River Tyne over a 5,500m course with wind, tides, flotsam and bridges, as well as solid obstacles secured in the river adjacent to racing lines.
Tees Rowing Club made it a successful family affair in the Wansbeck element of the Northern Rowing Council Autumn Sculling Series.
Classes of boats included the sleek 'quad fours' but the majority of competitors raced in fine sculling boats in 'doubles' or 'singles'.
The event was run in glorious sunny, warm, late summer conditions with 350 crews contesting the full range of events from elite eights to junior sculling races.
Imogen led from the start against an older opponent, and sculling most competently, led almost to the line when her seat jammed underneath her and she had to scull with a fixed seat.