Cataract SGG Oar Shaft

SKU: 689

The SGG™ is our most popular oar among river guides. True performance. All the flex of wood oars without the weight.
Stop NOT included. Total length includes the blade (sold separately).


Cataract® Oars have a flex like wood oars at a fraction of the weight. Don’t let the lighter composite material steer you wrong, these are serious whitewater oars with unrivaled power transfer and near-indestructible construction. Our SGG™ model is our most popular oar. They boast twice the breaking strength of aluminum with significantly less maintenance than wood oars. Our engineers designed the SGG­™ to deliver the best in whitewater rafting performance and give the best oar experience to the unrelenting river goer. This oar shaft is compatible with the Cataract™, Magnum™, Cutthroat™ and Streamlite™ blades.

  • The SGG™ is a filament wound oar shaft made of strong fiberglass/carbon fiber.
  • An innovative thumb notch on the end of the rubber-cushioned handles gives you superior orientation of your blade while keeping your eyes on what lies ahead.
  • With 2x the breaking strength of aluminum at 60% of the weight, SGG™ oars are ready to take on any challenge.
  • The shafts flex and rebound like wood oars without the need of constant refinishing.
  • Optional counterbalance handles add 4lbs at the top of the shaft reducing swing weight for less fatigue. See handles for more details and choices.
  • The SGG™ has a tough,urethane finish protecting the shaft from scratches, dings, and UV rays, increasing the life of the oar.
  • SGG™ oar shafts are compatible with the Cutthroat™, and Magnum II™, blades. These blades float.
  • Optionally, add a rope wrap to protect your shaft from wear, give you a quieter rowing experience, and achieve better control in the oar locks.

Cataract SGG Oar Shaft Specifications


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Most items will be shipped within 2-3 business days. Any individual item over 150lbs will ship via freight, please call for a quote.