Essential Sculling

An Introduction To Basic Strokes, Equipment, Boat Handling, Technique, And Power, (2nd Ed)

Daniel J Boyne



ISBN: 9781493043569

PUBLICATION DATE: February 20, 2020

CATEGORY: Archery, Canoeing and Climbing

BINDING: Paperback / softback

EXTENT: 160 pages

Essential Sculling is an authoritative, concise, and thoroughly readable handbook that focuses on helping anyone become an accomplished sculler.

Here, Daniel J. Boyne offers the finest instruction – for men and women alike – on the art and skill of rowing, including: identifying and buying a well made boat; beginner and advanced technique; boat-handling skills; drills for blending technique and power; training for competition; the mechanics of rigging; the value of camps and coaches; and much more.

With clear descriptions and illustrations throughout, Boyne teaches a healthy respect for both the tradition of sculling and the precise beauty of its execution.

Meet the author Daniel J Boyne

Daniel J. Boyne is director of recreational rowing at Harvard University. An avid freelance writer, his work has appeared in American Rowing, Boston Book Review, Harvard Magazine, and Wooden Boat.
He is also the author of The Red Rose Crew: A True Story of Women, Winning, and the Water, Kelly: A Father, A Son, an American Quest, and The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Redemption, and Revenge, all published by Lyons Press.