What type of rowing is there?
There are two types of rowing: sweep and sculling. Sweep rowing is when each rower has one oar, either on the right or on the left. Sculling is when each rower has two smaller oars, one in each hand.
What is a 4 person rowing boat called?
A coxed four, also known as a 4+, is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing. It is designed for four persons who propel the boat with sweep oars and is steered by a coxswain.
What is an 8 man rowing boat called?
An octuple scull (abbreviated 8X) is a racing shell or a rowing boat used in the sport of rowing. The octuple is directed by a coxswain and propelled by eight rowers who move the boat by sculling with two oars, one in each hand.