In the sport of rowing, each rower is numbered by boat position in ascending order from the bow to the stern (with the exception of single sculls).
The bow is the forward part of the hull of a ship or boat, the point that is usually most forward when the vessel is underway.
The Cornish pilot gig is a six-oared rowing boat, built of Cornish narrow leaf elm, long with a beam of.
The hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat.
Port and starboard are nautical and aeronautical terms for left and right, respectively.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
The stern is the back or aft-most part of a ship or boat, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the taffrail.
In rowing, stroke is the action of propelling the boat with oars, and also a rower seated closest to the stern of the boat.