# Your question: What is the length and weight of a rowing scull?

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## How long is a rowing scull?

In sculling a rower uses two oars, or sculls, (each about 9.5 ft or 3 m long).

## How wide is a single rowing scull?

Rowing shells are 0.280 metres to 0.590 metres wide and 8.280 metres to 17.600 metres long. A small fin is fitted at the bottom for stability. A rudder is attached to the fin or the stern (except for sculling boats).

## How long is a double rowing scull?

Double Sculls (2x): The event includes two rowers in a scull boat using two oars each. The long, narrow and broadly semi-circular in cross-section boats helps to reduce the drag. The average length of the boat is 10.4m (34ft) and its minimum weight is 27kg (59.52 lbs).

## What is the difference between sweep rowing and sculling?

In sweep rowing each rower handles a single oar (about 12.5 ft or 3.9 m long). In sculling a rower uses two oars, or sculls, (each about 9.5 ft or 3 m long). The word “shell” is often used in reference to the boats used because the hull is only about 1/8″ to 1/4″ thick to make it as light as possible.

## What does sculling a drink mean?

Scullverb. To drink the entire contents of (a drinking vessel) without pausing.

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