This kayak paddle is a perfect introduction paddle that is good enough for the seasoned kayaker as well. The 7 ins x 18 ins paddle blades are moulded out of Nylon 6 material and are fiberglass reinforced. The two-piece, easy to transport and store paddle has a 220 cm, (86.5 ins) paddle shaft. High quality construction made from anodized aircraft grade aluminium with a fiberglass ferrule system. Drip rings on each side of the paddle help the paddler keep a firm grip with dry hands. Rubber padded grip range is added for more comfortable paddling. This lightweight paddle weighs only 41 oz.