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Rowing dictionary – A

Accelerated draw

Acceleration in the draw where the handle accelerated between catch and finish to compensate for the acceleration of the boat.

Adding rowers

Exercise where the crew starts rowing with only one (sculling) or two (sweep) rowers and the other rowers are Sitting the boat. Then repeatedly rowers are added.

Age

J: Junior(Under 19 years of age)
B: Senior B (Under 23 years of age)
Masters: over 27, includes a letter designation for the average age of the crew:
A – 27 years of age and older
B – 36 years of age and older
C – 43 years of age and older
D – 50 years of age and older
E – 55 years of age and older
F – 60 years of age and older
G – 65 years of age and older
H – 70 years of age and older
I – 75 years of age and older
J – 80 years of age and older
A: If none of these abbreviations are present the crew is Senior A

These age categories are effectively common to both FISA and USRowing rules.
USRowing also designates a AA category for ages 21–26, and defines Masters as over 21 rather than 27.
There are no age restrictions for coxswains and their age is not factored into the average age of the crew.

Air chambers

Hollow sealed chambers in the boat that increase buoyancy and are closed with a twist cap or drainage cap.

Air stroke

To take a stroke without the blade having been placed in the water.

Ambidextrous

A rower who can row both on stroke (port) side and bow (starboard) side.

Analyse

Third step in correcting rowing mistakes, determining the root cause of a mistake and the preconditions that have to be met before the mistake can be addressed.

Apple pie with whipped cream syndrome

Mistake where assumption is made that sliding must be incredible slow. So slowly in fact, that during the sliding the sentence Apple pie with whipped cream can be pronounced. Hence the name. Main article: Apple pie with whipped cream syndrome.


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