Synopses & Reviews
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. (6 X 9, 160 pages, b&w photos, diagrams)
With a silent sweep of oars through the water and what appears to be an effortlessly smooth glide, sculling is indeed one of the more graceful sports. Boyne offers the perfect introduction and instructs the reader in all of the basics. Illustrations throughout.
A fully illustrated beginner's guide to the art and skill of rowing.