Oar Rights

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Keeps your oar blade in the right position for full-power strokes.
  • The spline of the Oar Right fits between the horns of an open oarlock to "lock" your oar blade in position for the most effective stroke.
  • You can still feather the oar blade by simply tugging the oar in so the spline of the Oar Right clears the oarlock horns.
  • For Carlisle and Cataract oars, use the Molded Oar Sleeve with the Oar Right for proper fit.
  • The Oar Right clamps securely to the Molded Oar Sleeve with two beefy stainless steel bolts. (Sleeves sold separately.)
  • Molded glass fill Nylon construction will give you years of troublefree service.
Note: Instructions that come with the Oar Rights say to put a screw (which is provided) through the tip of the spline into the oar shaft. This is only applicable if you're using it on a wooden oar. DO NOT do this on Carlisle or Cataract oars, it can damage the shafts.

Large: Adjusts from 2" to 2 1/4" (Carlisle & Cataraft Oars with Oar Sleeve)

Small: Adjusts from 1 3/8" to 1 5/8" (Bluewater Oars and Economy Oars using XS Oar Sleeve)
  • Fits Cataract factory rope wrap
  • Material: Molded Glass fill Nylon
  • Dimensions:  
  • Large: Adjusts from 2" to 2 1/4" (Carlisle & Cataract Oars with Oar Sleeve)
  • Small: Adjusts from 1 3/8" to 1 5/8" (Bluewater Oars and Economy Oars using XS Oar Sleeve)
  • Stainless steel bolts

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  • Oar Rights

    Q:

    Which oar rights should I order for Carlile 10 foot oars?
    Asked on 6/24/2013 by Bryan

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I just ordered the standard oar rights - sleeves and alignment bushings -
      and they work great. When I ordered them a few years ago I don't believe I
      had a choice of different oar rights, so my decision was pretty simple.
      Not sure this is much help, but wanted to respond with at least what I knew.

      Answered on 6/25/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      They only come in two sizes, Large and Small. For your oars you should get the large

      Answered on 6/24/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Bryan, the Large Oar Rights are for Carlisle oars, when put over the Molded Oar Sleeves, Item # 1405, over a rope wrapped oar.

      Answered on 6/24/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • Oar Rights

    Q:

    what size is needed for use with Cataract SGG Shaft with Wrap? Want to be certain that the rope is fitted correctly.
    thanks
    Asked on 5/21/2013 by ZenDavid from Bothell, Wa.

    2 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      You'll want to use the large size. I have the same oars with rope wrap and the large oar rights work perfectly.

      Answered on 5/23/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      You want the Large size.

      Answered on 5/21/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • Oar Rights

    Q:

    Can these be used with the Sawyer Utility oars (that come with the oar sleeve already on them)? If so, which size is appropriate?
    Asked on 2/21/2013 by BD

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I'm using these right now with rope wrapped Cataract oars with no problem. I've also used them on Carlisle oars with the sleeves so I think it shouldn't be a problem with the Sawyers. 

      Answered on 2/21/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      At 1 13/16" in diameter on the rubber sleeve, the Utility oar falls right smack in the gap between the two Oar Right sizes. You can squeeze the Small on the sleeve (it has some give) but you'll need longer stainless steel bolts.

      Answered on 2/21/2013 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I do not have any personal experience with the Sawyer Utility oars, but the Sawyer website has the following info.
      OAR RIGHTS
      The Innovative Oar Right is a oar stopper with a guide that fits between your oarlock horns and keeps the oar blade in a vertical position. Helps position your oar for the most effective, powerful stoke. Can be used over your oar shaft protection of choice (rope wrap, plastic sleeve, etc.).
      Convertible version can flip up and out of the way when you want to be able to feather your oar or locked down for full-power strokes.
      The Stub version allows you to choke up on the oar to clear the oar lock for a quick feathering option. Features:
      • Oar stopper & guide for maximum stroke efficiency
      • Molded, glass filled nylon for durability
      • Easy to install 2 piece clamp on style with stainless steel bolts
      • Designed to fit over oar shaft protection
      Specifications:
      • Large Oar-Right: fits 1-7/8" to 2" diameter oars (most whitewater models)
      • Small Oar-Right: fits 1-3/8" to 1-5/8" diameter oars (most small craft models)
      • Convertible Oar-Right: fits 1-7/8" to 2" diameter oars (most whitewater models)
      • Large Stub Oar-Right: fits 1-7/8" to 2" diameter oars (most whitewater models)
      • Small Stub Oar-Right: fits 1-3/8" to 1-5/8" diameter oars (most small craft models)

      Answered on 2/24/2013 by Anonymous
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Pros

  • Adjustable (6)
  • Good control (6)
  • Minimizes fatigue (5)
  • Reduces flutter (3)

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    4.0

    Wish I got these long time ago

    By riverrat

    from Dayton, Ohio

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Minimizes Fatigue
    • Reduces Flutter

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Advanced Paddling Techniques
      • River Running

      Comments about Oar Rights:

      I have a AIRE 9' cat boat and run class III & IV whitewater rivers and creeks. I was having problems gripping my oars in pushy water and was getting arm fatigue. Adding these oar rights have eliminated all of that and am able to save my strength for when I really need it. I wasn't sure if I would like them at first because I have gotten used to feathering my oar blades when rowing. I didn't take long to realize that this was a upgrade I should have done a long time ago. I don't think I will ever go back to a standard oar stop again. I just wish they made a small convertible oar right so when I'm just fishing I could flip them up and have my feather control. I have a friend that also has them on his cat boat he loves them to.

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      5.0

      extremely handy accessory

      By kalyaker

      from russia, TG

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adjustable
      • Minimizes Fatigue

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • River Running
        • Touring

        Comments about Oar Rights:

        use at work on the rivers of different levels of complexity. very convenient and easy. satisfied!

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        5.0

        None Better

        By mallard79

        from Monroe, WA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Good Control
        • Great Oar Control
        • Minimizes Fatigue

        Cons

        • None Found

        Best Uses

          Comments about Oar Rights:

          These were super easy to install and work flawlessly. Very stable and strong.

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          5.0

          Love them with my Porta-Bote

          By Mr. Scamp

          from Boulder, CO

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Good Control

          Cons

          • Price

          Best Uses

          • Rowing

          Comments about Oar Rights:

          I use these on a Porta-Bote upgraded rowing setup on lakes and flat water. I use Caviness composite aluminum oars very similar to the Carlisle economy oar but they come in a longer length I wanted. I also us Outcast oarlocks though I would buy the Gigbob ones here to do it again. This system works great! It's nice and tight and the oar with oar right strokes perfect every time. The oar only slides in at the throat so they can't pop out .

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          4.0

          completely satisfied, comfortable and ea

          By kalyaker

          from russia, TG

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Good Control

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Oar Rights:

              easy to use, convenient to adjust.

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