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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 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.