The Skagit offers unbeatable value and performance to entry level touring and recreational kayakers. It's recognized for its light swing weight, smooth and stable stroke, as well as, offering all the benefits of a fiberglass shaft. Advanced blade design for smooth and stable stroke. Straight, fiberglass shaft is smooth, comfortable, and durable. Comes standard with Werner's Adjustable Ferrule System, which allows paddlers to change the feather angle from left to right in 15 degree increments. Easy to use sand clearing ferrule.