coxswain coxswain

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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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