Sweep

In “Sweep” rowing, each rower has one oar and is in one of the following four boats:

  • a pair (2-), which has two rowers and no coxswain
  • a four with (4+), which has four rowers and a coxswain
  • a straight four (4-), which has four rowers and no coxswain
  • an eight (8+), which has eight rowers and a coxswain

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