A Powerful River Running blade, with a classic river running asymmetric blade shape for more power. This paddle is for the average sized kayaker designed to give power when it matters. These paddles feature AFT – Advanced Foam Technology – blades. These are made using a unique polyurethane foam construction to produce a paddle which is tough but is also light and floaty.
Minimum Weight: 1100g
Blade Length: 48cm
Blade Width: 19cm
Shaft Diameter: 28.5mm
Shaft and Index Grip: 32.5mm
These paddles feature AFT - Advanced Foam Technology - blades. These are made using a unique polyurethane foam construction to produce a paddle which is tough but is also light and floaty. The superb buoyancy in the light-weight blade makes it a sheer delight to use – it’s excellent for support strokes and, with maximum efficiency in each stroke, saves the paddler energy over long distances.
This paddle is available with the following shaft options:
Straight Titanium Enriched Alloy Shaft:
Corrosion resistant alloy specially selected for paddling use.
Straight Carbon Shaft
Made with Ainsworth filament wound technology - significantly lighter than other shafts on the market. This shaft comes Our standard grip which is a shrink PVC coating, and all paddles include an index on the control side to give positive blade positioning - especially helpful when setting up for a roll.
The most important factors in choosing the length for your paddle are your height and the type of kayaking you'll be doing. We have tried to help you with this by creating a paddle guide, this is a guide only: personal preference is also an important factor.
River and Creeking Paddle Guide
Under 5’ 185cm
5’ – 5’3” 191cm
5’4 – 5’7” 194cm
5’8 – 5’9” 197cm
5’10 – 6’ 200cm
Over 6’1” 203cm