What is your ideal start in a skiff?


I’m going to start a race in a skiff this weekend but I’ve only trained in it a couple times. I usually row in a quad but one of our crew members is injured, so I thought I might give the skiff a try. Now I’m not a very skilled rower (first year) and this weekend I obviously have to do a start but I’m not sure how!

My coach told me to start with 5 start strokes, being 3/4-half-half-3/4-full slide but that’s kind of the general start everyone at my association uses.

I was wondering: how do …read more

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