Ovalized Aluminum shaft with fiberglass filled polymer handle and large blade. Blue anodized, textured shaft for better grip. Ovalized shaft provides comfort and directional stability. Rubber inlaid handle for comfort and positive grip. Blade dimensions- 17" x 8.5" with 11 degree angle. 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 paddle direction. Adjustment range 68" to 84". Weight 2.5 lbs.