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Sweep (rowing)

Index Sweep (rowing)

Sweep or sweep-oar rowing is a type of rowing when a rower has one oar, usually held with both hands. [1]

17 relations: Bow (rowing), Coxed four, Coxed pair, Coxless four, Coxless pair, Coxswain (rowing), Drag (physics), Eight (rowing), Port and starboard, Racing shell, Rowing (sport), Sculling, Single scull, Stroke (rowing), Trireme, Wave-making resistance, World Rowing Championships.

Bow (rowing)

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.

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Coxed four

A coxed four is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Coxed pair

A coxed pair is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Coxless four

A coxless four is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Coxless pair

A coxless pair is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Coxswain (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.

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Drag (physics)

In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.

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Eight (rowing)

An eight is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Port and starboard

Port and starboard are nautical and aeronautical terms for left and right, respectively.

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Racing shell

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.

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Rowing (sport)

Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.

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Sculling

Sculling is the use of oars to propel a boat by moving the oars through the water on both sides of the craft, or moving a single oar over the stern.

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Single scull

A single scull is a rowing boat designed for a single person who propels the boat with two oars, one in each hand.

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Stroke (rowing)

In rowing, stroke is the action of propelling the boat with oars, and also a rower seated closest to the stern of the boat.

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Trireme

A trireme (derived from Latin: trirēmis "with three banks of oars"; τριήρης triērēs, literally "three-rower") was an ancient vessel and a type of galley that was used by the ancient maritime civilizations of the Mediterranean, especially the Phoenicians, ancient Greeks and Romans.

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Wave-making resistance

Wave-making resistance is a form of drag that affects surface watercraft, such as boats and ships, and reflects the energy required to push the water out of the way of the hull.

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World Rowing Championships

The World Rowing Championships is an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation).

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Sweep oar, Sweep rower.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweep_(rowing)

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