Category Archives: Learn to Rowers
- August 10, 2013
Visit https://guelphrowing.com/programs/adult-learn-to-row/ to get full details and dates and to select your preferred session. The registration deadline for the weekday sessions is May 31, 2013 and for the weekend sessions it is June 13th.
Get off to a good start by learning these rowing terms.
Bow: Front of the boat (from coxie seat)
Stern: Back of the boat (from coxie seat)
Port: Right hand side of boat when seated.
Starboard: Left hand side of boat when seated.
Catch: When the blade of the oar enters the water.
Finish: When the blade is approaching and at the end of the stroke.
Release: When the blade leaves the water.
Let it Run: A command by the coxie or coach to stop rowing.