(1) An oarsman in his youth, he was a member of the 1968 cadet eight who travelled the country competing.(2) This made him as strong as an ox and he went on to become a champion oarsman and a member of the rowing crew that won the King's Cup in 1927.(3) The oarsmen fore and aft of the middle of the ship would provide power when the wind dropped or came ahead, the conditions under which sailing barges would anchor and wait.(4) The rescued oarsmen breakfasted aboard, and descended the gangplank shortly after 8 am, wearing identical boiler suits supplied by the ship.(5) All the 200 oarsmen were from Kerala and they formed the 500-member contingent of artists from Kerala who came to demonstrate their art and craft in the four-day festival.(6) Warships at this time were propelled by a number of oarsmen which rowed the boat if it came becalmed or it was necessary to manoeuvre it in battle.(7) Thrilling finishes and some hilarious oarsmanship entertained the dozens of spectators who gathered on the shore of Windermere to watch the historic Lakeside-Gummers Howe Fell Race.(8) He perfected his oarsmanship to the point where he qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team that competed in Barcelona, Spain, in 1996.(9) As the tips of their oars touched the sides of the stone quay, the port oarsmen hauled as one as their oars absorbed the impact of ship against the quay.(10) And in a throwback to earlier times former rowing club captain Mike will help out by teaching youngsters about the art of oarsmanship .(11) Seen through the door in the background, a team of black oarsmen propel the boat along the Nile.(12) Kerala has Onam, when men in white dhotis and black bodies get into long boats and race one another with synchronised oarsmanship .(13) Turton, looking for oarsmen to row his captain's gig, spurned experienced sailors in favour of boys who were fitted out ├ö├ç├┐with short little briefs and everything nice├ö├ç├û.(14) Forty oared vessels driven by 500 oarsmen , many dressed in period costume, rowed from Greenwich to Westminster, retracing the route of Nelson's coffin.(15) When they had rammed their quarry, or were about to board, the blindfolds were whipped off and oarsmen became pirates again, grabbing their cutlasses and joining in the attack.(16) The singer of the opera-ballet costumed as a sailor and personifying navigation is represented by the oarsmen of the Louvre version.