At the lower end of the range are the standard wooden oars, offering quality and value for everyday use.
Using the skills from three generations of the Collar family, a pair of Spruce spoon or skiff oars can be produced individually to the customer's requirements.
This matrilineal descent pattern is in contrast to the more common pattern of patrilineal descent from which a family name is usually derived.
The matriline of historical nobility was also called their enatic or uterine ancestry, corresponding to the patrilineal or "agnatic" ancestry.
Over the years Collars' spars have been used in Olympic competition, crossed all of the worlds Oceans, and can be found on nearly all wooden sparred production boats ever made.
This idea was taken up by Friedrich Engels in The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State.
The Morgan-Engels thesis that humanity's earliest domestic institution was not the family but the matrilineal clan soon became incorporated into communist orthodoxy.
The following links are a small selection of the some of projects we have been proud to be part of in recent years.
Complete set of fitting just arrived - designed in house and made locally in blasted stainless. https://t.co/47i2k XLob9 on March 23, 2018 A cold and frosty morning and the first of two large masts leaving the work. https://t.co/s Pd X9hy AMl on March 20, 2018 RT @ntboatyard: @Collars UK we’ve been adding the finishing touches to this beautiful #mast today #loveboats #sailing #sails #boats #woodwor…