"Oh, I have a plan for making a boat move without poling it or rowing it," he answered.
"Yes, there is a better way, and that is by rowing," said Christopher.
Sailing is hardly ever practised, and squalls on the lakes are often dangerous to the rowing-boats.
Cayuga Lake furnishes opportunity for rowing, and the Cornell crews are famous.
That this shape is intimately associated with flight is apparent from the fact that the rowing feathers of the wing of the bird are every one of them distinctly spiral in their nature; in fact, one entire rowing feather is equivalent - morphologically and physiologically - to one entire insect wing.