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Sculling is the activity of travelling in a specialised sculling boat powered through the use of oars. Each individual in the boat has two oars.

Sculling has been around for many years on both practical and competitive levels. It is an activity which can be done by people of most ages and can be done as an individual or with up to eight people in a boat, promoting team work, cooperation and coordination.

Sculling can be done with or without a coxswain to guide you in the right direction. With hundreds of rowing clubs across the country that offer sculling there are plenty of places to go and have a go at this activity.

How to run/provide sculling

There are 3 ways of running Sculling in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running sculling yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running sculling using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running sculling for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for sculling is:

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