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In rowing, the "bow" or sometimes "bows" of a boat is the forward part of the hull, the point that is most forward when the vessel is underway.
A bowloader is a crew shell (a type of boat used in rowing) in which the coxswain lies semi-supine in the bow, as opposed to the normal seated position at the stern.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
A cox box is an electronic device used in competitive rowing that combines a digital stroke rate monitor and elapsed time readout with a voice amplifier.
A coxless pair is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.
In a rowing crew, the coxswain (or simply the 'cox', or 'coxie') is the member who sits in the stern (except in bowloaders) facing the bow.
The Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron (FISA) is the International Rowing Federation which is the governing body for international rowing.
In rowing, oars are used to propel the boat.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
An outrigger is a projecting structure on a boat, with specific meaning depending on types of vessel.
In watercraft, a racing shell (also referred to as just a fine boat (UK) or just shell) is an extremely narrow, and often comparatively long, rowing boat specifically designed for racing or exercise.
Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water, displacing water, and propelling the boat forward.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Rowing at the Summer Olympics has been part of the competition since its debut in the 1900 Summer Olympics.
A rudder is a primary control surface used to steer a ship, boat, submarine, hovercraft, aircraft, or other conveyance that moves through a fluid medium (generally air or water).
In rowing, stroke is the action of propelling the boat with oars, and also a rower seated closest to the stern of the boat.
Sweep or sweep-oar rowing is a type of rowing when a rower has one oar, usually held with both hands.
Weight distribution is the apportioning of weight within a vehicle, especially cars, airplanes, and trains.
Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
The World Rowing Championships is an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation).