The Role & Responsibilities of the Sweep/Helm

In Australia we use the word sweep, but internationally a more common term is helm.  The sweep is the person who stands at the back of the boat and steers. Looks like a really cushy job, after all there is little energy expended when you’re just standing there. Right? WRONG! The job of a sweep is a lot more complex that it appears. This is … Continue reading The Role & Responsibilities of the Sweep/Helm