The Black & Tan Polecat combines the lightweight strength of a fiberglass shaft with the incredible flex of the beautiful V-Lam oar blade. Makes for a striking oar that has a forgiving feel and tough durability only offered by Sawyer.
Fiberglass whitewater oar shaft
Rope wrap & rubber stop
Laminated Fir barrel grip w/vinyl rubber grip covers
Interchangeable blade via TiteSet Blade Lock - solid, fail safe connection that won't rattle or jam
V-Lam Oar Blade
Available lengths: 7.5' to 10' (overall length)
Shaft diameter: 1 5/8" I.D.
V-Lam Narrow: 6" W x 30" L
V-Lam Wide: 7" W x 30" L
V-Lam Shoal-Cut: 8.5" W x 30" L (measured at the belly)
2 or 3-piece breakdown for your spare (see diagram)
2-Piece - two equal parts with the blade attached.
3-Piece - three roughly equal parts with the blade removed.
Counter Balance - Ease arm strain with a weighted handle that offsets the weight of the blade and oar when in your oarlock.
Gilman Grips - Experience a significant performance advantage with ergonomic handles that eliminate unintentionally spin. With or without counter balanced weight.