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Prerequisite: Beginning and Intermediate sculling classes or the equivalent, and participants must pass the BU Boating Swim Test to qualify for this course only if they have not completed it within the past 5 years. This class will involve rigorous workouts for those with some sculling experience and emphasize skill development. The double scull boat and single scull will be used primarily. A review of safety and operating procedures will be a part of this course.
Prerequisite: Experience in the Intermediate Rowing classes or beyond and participants must pass the BU Boating Swim Test to qualify for this course only if they have not completed it within the past 5 years. This class will involve more rigorous workouts for those with some rowing experience as well as an emphasis on skill development. Eight oared shells will be used primarily with some use of four oared shell when necessary. A review of safety and operating procedures will be a part of this course. (Coxing may be required but we will look to have one dedicated coxswain per class as part of the course.)
Indoor Training for Rowing- Training takes place at the rowing tanks and crew workout area at 300 Babcock Street. Workouts are done both on rowing ergometers and in the rowing tanks. A review of technical rowing points is conducted periodically and a rigorous training schedule is included. No prerequisite.
Participants are taught the fundamentals of the sweep rowing stroke on land, then in a stable training barge, and then in eight oared rowing shells. Sweep rowing is the style of rowing where each athlete holds one oar with both hands, and is commonly seen in college and Olympic rowing. It�s a great introduction to the sport in a group setting where teamwork is a major component of the class! Basic safety instruction and procedures are also taught and emphasized. It may be necessary to steer and take control of a crew and boat as a coxswain as part of the class. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the BU Boating Swim Test
Prerequisite: Successful completion of a Beginning Rowing class or the equivalent and participants must pass the BU Boating Swim Test to qualify for this course only if they have not completed it within the past 5 years. This class is aimed towards the rower who has been introduced to the fundamentals of sweep rowing and is looking to improve their skills. All aspects of the rowing discipline are emphasized, including coxing. Instruction will emphasize more demanding workouts and technical considerations. A review of safety and operating procedures will be a part of this course.
If you are interested in joining, please contact Rowing Coordinator Matt Hanig at email@example.com
Participants will learn the fundamentals of small boat sailing, including steering and handling sails, boat rigging, and knot tying. Safe boating principles, and fundamentals regarding wind patterns will also be discussed. Beginning Sailing students receive a 20% discount on a Sailing Monthly Pass.
The early portion of this class will review the sailing fundamentals covered in Beginning Sailing. These concepts will be discussed in a more in depth-fashion. Sailing right of way rules will also be covered, and sailboat racing concepts will be introduced.