Sculling is defined as the discipline of rowing in which each athlete rows with two oars, each about 9.5 feet long. The classes of sculling boats are summarized below:
|Class||Race Schedule Identification|
|Single - one rower||1x|
|Double - two rowers||2x|
|Quad - four rowers||4x|
|Octuple - eight rowers||8x|
Conestoga Crew Club trains and competes only in sculling boats.
Sweep rowing (sweeping) is defined as the discipline of rowing in which each athlete rows with one oar about 12.5 feet long. In addition to the rowers, sweep boats generally carry an additional person, a coxswain (pronounced “cox/un”), who steers the boat and directs the rowers. The boats are defined based on the number of athletes rowing: