The twelve rowers in the other did not, at first, perceive this maneuver, for they continued to urge on their boat so vigorously that it arrived quickly within musket- shot.
The captain gave the signal, and Fouquet's rowers resumed their task with all the success that could be looked for from men who had rested.
"Were you in that lighter?" - pointing to the one with twelve rowers.
– You see, however," added he, a moment after, "that I, who had but eight rowers, arrived before you." And he turned his back towards him, leaving him uncertain whether the maneuvers of the second lighter had escaped the notice of the first.
On this point we all agreed; and Zoraida, to whom it was explained, together with the reasons that prevented us from doing at once what she desired, was satisfied likewise; and then in glad silence and with cheerful alacrity each of our stout rowers took his oar, and commending ourselves to God with all our hearts, we began to shape our course for the island of Majorca, the nearest Christian land.
For all that, however, by hard rowing we put out a little to sea, for it was now somewhat calmer, and having gained about two leagues the word was given to row by batches, while we ate something, for the vessel was well provided; but the rowers said it was not a time to take any rest; let food be served out to those who were not rowing, but they would not leave their oars on any account.
The Saudi Rowing Federation was well represented in the contest with the participation of three rowers
from Saudi Arabia, including Khalid Hadrawi, president of the Saudi team, Sultan Alshali and Alireza.
Jock Wishart and his band of 13 keen rowers
will attempt to beat the 26-year-old record tomorrow and Thursday by rowing the entire length of Loch Ness from Fort Augustus to Dores.
All but one of the living members ofDurham School's 1965 First VIII will return from all over the UK and beyond to soak up the atmosphere at the historic event and cheer on the school's current crop of rowers
as they take part in many of the non-stop races which will thrill and entertain the crowds over Saturday and Sunday.
All but one of the living members of Durham School's 1965 First VIII will return from all over the UK and beyond to soak up the atmosphere at the historic event and cheer on the school's current crop of rowers
as they take part in many of the nonstop races which will thrill and entertain the crowds over Saturday and Sunday.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani rowers
displayed superb performance at the 16th Asian Indoor Rowing Championships, which concluded on Sunday in Bangkok.
National team head coach and Olympian Edgardo Maerina said his rowers
feel motivated in training despite the seemingly pressure-filled order from the Philippine Olympic Committee for them to deliver at least three gold medals in the upcoming biennial meet.