Slider Rowing Information

Killorglin Rowing Club has a proven record of training people to the highest level of rowing. Slider rowing is an Olympic style of rowing which is divided into two categories that is sweep and sculling. Sweep means that an individual has one oar while in sculling a rower has an oar in each hand. In sweep the athlete swivels slightly to either bow (left) or stroke (right) side of the boat while in sculling the movement in direct, up and down the boat.

Sculling boats include:

Single Scull

Double Scull

Quad

Sweep boats include:

Pair

Four

Eight

Cox is a person steering the boat and is required in a coxed quad and an eight. All coxes must wear a lifejacket while in the boat.

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