NRS Advantage Oar Shaft

Size: 8.5'
Color: Blue
Sale price$159.95


Built for boaters who prioritize efficiency, ease of use and reliable performance on big and short mileage days, the NRS Advantage Oar Shaft tops aerospace-grade aluminum with a cushioned, ergonomic indexing handle for super strength and comfort.

  • Heavy-duty construction, with double-wall reinforced aluminum tubing.
  • Protective low-friction exterior polyethylene sheath increases durability and enhances glide for more efficient strokes.
  • All shafts are heat tested to prevent material migration within the polyethylene blended shaft.
  • Ergonomic handle features a rubber-cushioned palm swell to reduce hand fatigue.
  • Indexing thumb contour on the handle allows you to quickly orient the oar blade by feel, keeping your focus and eyes on the line.
  • Compatible with NRS blades (Helix, Advantage), Carlisle Outfitter blades, and Cataract blades (Cataract, Cutthroat, Magnum, Streamlite).
  • Blades are sold separately so that you can choose the width and brand that best suits your needs. The removable blades also permit easy storage and transport.

Note: Shaft lengths are listed as the final length, which will include the approximately 27" long blade you choose (sold separately). For a list of ACTUAL shaft lengths, please see the Specs section.

Shaft Standard Blade
(sold separate)
Approximate Overall Length
62" 27" 7.5'
68" 27" 8'
74" 27" 8.5'
80" 27" 9'
86" 27" 9.5'
92" 27" 10'

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