Diagrams of the Sport of Rowing

Image courtesy of Matthew Cushman and Forest Hills Central Rowing

Diagram of the Rowing Stroke



courtesy of the Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club

Types of Boats

In rowing there are two different types of boats used: sculling and sweep. The key difference is that in sculling, the rower uses two smaller oars while in sweep, the rower uses only one, longer oar.

Graphic courtesy of UC Irvine Crew

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