*quad scull*

**What Is The Definition Of Quad Scull In Rowing?**

**sculling** boat in which there are four rowers total in the boat. Typically, these boats do not have a **coxswain**, although they can.

**How Long Is A Quad Scull?**

A quad scull on average is 44 feet long. These boats are longer than a double scull but shorter than an octuple scull.

**How Much Does A Quad Scull Typically Weigh?**

The minimum weight of a quad scull is 112 pounds. If a quad scull does not meet that minimum weight then dead weight (such as a sandbag) must be added to the boat. Failure to meet the minimum weight requirement can result in exclusion from the event.

**Is A Quad Scull Also A Four?**

While a quad scull is rowed with four rowers, the term “four” is more commonly used to describe a sweep rowing boat rather than a quad scull. However, most boats can be rigged as either a quad scull or a four.

**Example Of How Octuple Scull Is Used In Commentary**

1. At the 2021 **Head of the Charles**, the men’s youth coxed quad scull from **Maritime Rowing Club** came in first place.

**Sport The Term Is Used**

1. **Rowing**

**Abbreviated As:**

1. 4x