building folding/breakdown oars

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by dude phukkyn, May 13, 2007.

  1. dude phukkyn
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    dude phukkyn New Member

    I've got a 12foot sailing dink that's plastic over foam and has a solid seat/thwart/daggerboard case amidships. the issue is stowage of oars for auxillary propulsion. as the seat is solid, I can't just slide the oars under the seat, so I'm looking for something that folds/disassembles into a shorter length.

    I made something extending the two separated halves of an old folbot kayak paddle with closet rod and pvc pipe sections hose clamped on at the joint.

    I was hoping someone else had made breakdown oars with a more elegant folding/disassembly joint

    Z

    I took pix of the hack maybe I'll put 'em up later if I can find the jpg's:?:
     
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