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Remus It is the Latin word that constitutes the etymological origin of the term rowing . It is an object that, thanks to its physiognomy, allows give momentum to a boat or to another type of boat.

Rowing is usually a elongated stick which has a shovel at its lower end. The person you must take the oar with your hand and put it in the water, leaving the part of the shovel submerged. By making force, it will move the water and make the boat move.

Some of the parts that can be seen in a traditional oar, starting with the extreme that is out of the water, are the following: fist, script, fighter, cane and shovel. The raw material formerly chosen to build an oar was wood, and various materials were used to reinforce the structure, such as oak and bronze. The minimum extension did not reach 2 meters, while a galley paddle could measure more than 12 meters.

For example: “Victor will take care of an oar and I, of the other: in a few minutes, we will arrive at the island and we can camp ”, “We had big problems when one of the oars broke off”, "If you get tired and want to leave the oar, we can start the motor of the boat".

Rowing, on the other hand, is the name of sport aquatic in which competitors star in a race with boats that are propelled by this instrument. There are several types of rowing, many of which contemplate the participation of several people who form a team and sail in the same boat.

It is possible to distinguish between even oars and tip oars . In the first case, the navigation is in charge of a rower in the middle of the boat, or by two sitting in a single Bank and that they manipulate the oars so that they do not touch each other, but are close to the center of the ship. The rowing at the tip must be operated by a rower located on the bank opposite the stairs, and its crank must be close to the side that is on the opposite side of the scale (a small, round-shaped stake used to tie the rowing, and that fits on the edge of a ship).

It is worth mentioning that Rowing It is also the name of one of the twins who, according to the mythology , founded the city of Rome . Rowing And his brother Romulus , according to this story, they were breastfed by a wolf after the King Amulio order to throw them at Tiber river . The basket that carried the children finally ran aground on the coast and a wolf was responsible for feeding them until they were adopted by a marriage of shepherds.

Also in Italy, San Remo is the name with which in Castilian a city is known located in the Liguria region, on the coast of the sea Mediterranean (more precisely, in the Gulf of Genoa). It is a point of great interest for tourists, for reasons such as its markets for marine products, for its flowers and for the musical festival that is presented every year.

He San Remo Song Festival It was born in 1951 and is usually celebrated between the months of February and March. Although its original formula has changed over time, it is essentially a competition which summons singers to interpret original themes, who are judged by the public and by a jury. In the beginning, this competition served to determine the song that would be sent to the Eurovision Festival, although that changed in 1966, after a resounding defeat.

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