Phantom Oar Tethers have over 30 years of whitewater experience behind their design. Provides a dependable way to secure your oar to your boat during accidental "pop out." All aluminum release buckle and ring are powder coated for distinctive durability. Webbing is finished with searing to prevent fraying. The Soft Tie model fits most wood oars, including SquareTop Oars when installed over the handle. Also available in a Two Ring model for composite oars with removable blades.