At the Southampton Boat Show yesterday, I spotted lots of fun things that, while I might not purchase, I would certainly like to try!
One of them was an inflatable boat with a proper sliding seat for rowing. But the oars had a funny mechanism in the middle that I couldn’t quite fathom.
Was this so they could fold up? To give them a higher gearing? To put the handles at a more efficient angle…?
Than I realised. It means you can face forward.