All the men save a small crew rowed to the beach of sugary sands.
Then four of the sailors rowed him to the shore and left him there.
Florence goes on to describe how Edgar took the helm whilst the eight kings rowed him on the river Dee.
For long voyages the sailing vessel replaced the medieval galley rowed by oars.
The Lent Term began very promisingly, with the second schoolboy oarsman joining his colleague who had rowed in the Fairbairns ' .