Q: Is an oar an implement used for water-borne propulsion? ¶
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? ¶
Q: Are oars supported by metal frames attached to the side of the boat called outriggers? ¶
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? ¶