coxswain coxswain


  • (n) the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew


  1. But when the coxswain radioed his superiors for further direction, his commanders argued over the radio waves about what to do next.
  2. Finding an able coxswain is a major problem for most college crew coaches.
  3. The Princeton crew rowed hard; the Washington crew rowed easily; the Princeton coxswain barked excitedly; the Washington, coxswain chanted a beat as slow as a Baptist psalm.


  1. W. Rowing. SMU Signee Wins USRowing Youth National Championship

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (SMU) - SMU signee Savannah Moody won the USRowing Youth National Championship as a member of the Long Beach Junior 4X, posting a time of 6:58.83, nearly five seconds faster than the second place crew. Molly O'Connell, a coxswain for the Long Beach club, led her 8+ crew to a fourth-place finish in the finals.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: SMU Mustangs

  2. Marin briefs: Marin Rowing's women's varsity 8+ boat wins national title

    OAKRIDGE, Tenn. — Led by coxswain Jill Berling, the Marin Rowing Association's women's varsity 8+ boat won the championship at the 2013 U.S. Rowing Youth Nationals after taking first place in the grand final on Sunday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marin Independent Journal

  3. Saratoga Rowing Association women's varsity eight places sixth at US Rowing Youth Invitational championship

    SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Rowing Association women’s varsity eight of Caroline Murphy, Claire Murphy, Kerri Wegner, Kelli Wegner, Shannon Merboth, Alexis Georgia, Meghan Hampton, MacKenzie Battle and coxswain MacKenzie Hart called it a prep career on Sunday, rowing to a sixth-place finish at the US Rowing Youth National Invitation championship regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

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