Shells & Oars articles



8+ | Eights As the largest rowing shell in a fleet, the 8+ (eight) is about 60 feet long and carries eight rowers and a coxswain. In this boat, many say that the power house sits in the middle four seats while the rhythm is set by the stroke pair (last two seats). The bow


You’ll find sculling oars in the lower boathouse, and sweep oars in the upper boathouse. All the club sculling oars are stored on the wall between the office door and the garage door – please do not use any of the private oars stored on the other walls of the building. Notice that those private