advice for a new scullergreenspun.com : LUSENET : Open-water rowing : One Thread
I just moved to annapolis and i'm looking into learning how to scull and eventually get my own. I've checked out rowing clubs but the season's almost over and I want to get into it asap. I rowed competitively in college but just in pairs and eights and have never sculled before. Does anyone have advice on where to learn and also what kind of boats I should look into getting?
-- amy jean yoon (email@example.com), August 18, 2004
Hi, Amy, I can't comment on clubs in Annapolis, but I would strongly recommend that you see about going to Craftsbury (http://www.craftsbury.com) (in Vermont) for a weekend or a week. They have some world-class rowers on their staff (both sweep and sculls), who can help you make the transition from sweep to sculls, plus they have a wide variety of boats to try, so you can see where your current comfort level is.
-- John Swensen (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 19, 2004.
also take a look at this website of a rowing camp in Virginia
I've not taken classes there, but I have visited. Seems like a very nice place.
-- Michael Kaspareck (email@example.com), August 19, 2004.