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.
After that, the center offers intermediate sculling and sweep rowing classes at $89.
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.
Novice duo Mike Fallaize and Dick Wilkinson notched a fine win in the Hylton Long Distance Sculling Race on the River Wear.
This Saturday, Tees Rowing Club is hosting two major sculling and rowing events at the River Tees Water Sports Centre.
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.
Gill Stiller then joined forces with husband Paul Stiller, both showing the benefits of intensive training at the sculling camp in Banyoles in Spain to win the Mixed Veteran C sculls.