Q: Is rowing the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water? ¶
A: Yes, and displacing water, and propelling the boat forward.
Q: Is rowing considerably different from the style used in international sport rowing? ¶
A: Yes, and due to the oarsman facing forward in a standing position.
Q: Is rowing that rowing requires oars to have a mechanical connection with the boat? ¶
A: Yes, while paddles are hand-held and have no mechanical connection.
Q: Is rowing rather clouded in history but the use of oars in the way we use them today can be traced back ancient Egypt? ¶