Oar vs paddle, what the difference? You might have noticed many people will use the two terms interchangeably, but there are several distinct differences between the two, including different techniques used, different watercraft, and different competitive sports.
If you’re looking for the short answer, oars are directly mounted to the boat and used for rowing, while paddles are not attached to anything and are used for paddling. [Read more…] about Oar vs Paddle:
The Difference Between Rowing and Paddling Explained