Oar FAQs:


Q: Is an oar an implement used for water-borne propulsion?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an oar a competition oar that has been painted in the club colours and has then had the details of the race signwritten on the face of the blade?

A: Yes.

Q: Are oars supported by metal frames attached to the side of the boat called outriggers?

A: Yes.

Q: Were oars made of wood?

A: Yes, but modern oars are made from synthetic material, the most common being carbon fibre.

Q: Is an oar much better for long-range rowing?

A: Yes.