Ovalized Aluminum shaft with fiberglass filled polymer handle and largeblade. Blue anodized, textured shaft for better grip. Ovalized shaftprovides comfort and directional stability. Rubber inlaid handle forcomfort and positive grip. Blade dimensions- 17" x 8.5" with 11 degreeangle. Large blade for powerful maintained speed and stronger paddlers.Dyhedral blade face enables smooth directional paddle strokes.Ergonomic handle is extremely comfortable and simplifies proper paddledirection. Adjustment range 68" to 84". Weight 2.5 lbs.