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MX Breakdown Diagram


The Sawyer MX Oar's light weight, exceptional strength and innovative good looks are a result of many years of field testing and feedback from our devoted customers. The core of the MX system is the longitudinal fiberglass shaft, available in a variety of colors and upgrades. Combine this with the blade that best fits your needs and rowing style and you have a truly customized oar that has the best balance of strength, weight, flex and durability. Build yours today!

Standard Shaft Features:

  • Tough fiberglass whitewater oar shaft
  • Comes standard with rope wrap and rubber stop
  • Comes standard with Fiberglass/Carbon X-Weave Reinforcement (Except Camo)
  • Laminated Fir barrel grip with vinyl rubber grip covers
  • Interchangeable blades via TiteSet Blade Lock - solid, fail safe connection that won't rattle or jam up


  • Available lengths: 7.5' to 12' (overall length)
  • MXS Shaft diameter: 1 5/8" I.D.
  • Shaft colors: Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow or Camo
  • NEW Shaft colors: Pink or Sky Blue

MXS Shaft Retail Price: $139.99 - $229.99 (each)

First, select an Oar Length:

Then, come back and select your Oar Color:

Optional Shaft Upgrades:

  • Send us your fabric and add personality with a custom fabric wrap (please call for this option):
    Fabric Wrap Guidelines
  • 2 or 3-piece breakdown for your spare.
    2-Piece is designed to be two equal parts with the blade attached.
    3-Piece is designed to have three roughly equal parts with the blade removed.
    (See the diagram to the left.)
  • Full Carbon Fiber Braid Reinforcement for added strength and stiffness (black only).

Optional Counter Balance Upgrade

Ease the strain on your arms with a counter balance weight in the handle. Offsets the weight of the blade and lower oar when in your oarlock.

RETAIL PRICE: $15.00 (each)

Blade Choices:

  • DuraMax: 7" W x 30" L
  • Laminated Fir: 5.5" W x 30" L
  • Laminated Fir w/ProTip: 6" W x 30" L
  • Narrow Ash V-Pro: 6" W x 30" L
  • Wide Ash V-Pro: 7" W x 30" L
  • DyneLite Narrow: 6" W x 30" L
  • DyneLite Wide: 7" W x 30" L
  • DyneLite Shoal-Cut: 8.5" W x 30" L
    (measured at the belly)

RETAIL PRICE: $69.99 - $179.99 (each)