What is a scull boat called?
Shell – A crew boat; used interchangeably with boat. It is perfectly correct to call a rowing or sculling boat a boat. Another term that is used is racing shell or just shell. Either term is commonly used when referring to a boat that is used for racing.
What is the difference between scull and rowing?
“Sculling” Rowing can be a general term to mean rowing a boat with one oar per person or two oars per person. If you really want to get it right, then when a person is rowing with one oar then he/she is rowing, when rowing with two oars he/she is sculling with a pair of sculls.
What is the difference between a scull and a shell?
The shells (or boats) are of two types and reflect the two forms of rowing— sweep rowing and sculling. In sweep rowing each rower uses a single oar, in sculling a rower uses two oars. The word shell is used in reference to the boats used because the hull is only about 1/8”to 1/4″ thick.