Notes on the Chinese ‘Yuloh’

By Sir Frederick Maze, published February 1950


Discusses the propulsion method employed by some small Chinese craft, which is in effect sculling with an oar containing an elbow, known as a Yuloh or yaolu. It examines both the construction of the oar and the technique employed by the operator standing in the vessel who feathers it through the water.

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Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft | Manpower & Life at Sea | Miscellaneous

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