Aluminum ovalized shaft with fiberglass filled polymer handle and small 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 7.5" with 11 degree angle. Smaller blade good for short quick acceleration strokes, less fatigue, or smaller paddlers. Dyhedral blade face enables smooth directional paddle strokes. Adjustment range 68" to 84". Weight 2.5 lbs.