Ainsworth Canoe Play Glass Pro Glass
This blade is a powerful spoon-shaped dihedral ideal for Open Canoe, Playboating OC1, C1 and White Water Tandem use. It delivers a huge amount of power with a large surface area to brace off. Dont be mistaken this blade is for the stronger open canoe play boater.
GLASS PRE PREG Blades
AINSWORTH has developed the `Snap Cure` manufacturing technique for Glass and Carbon prepreg materials. This dramatically reduces the processing time to make products from these high tech materials and so the Glass prepreg range of paddles with their inherent high-performance characteristics can be offered at cost-effective prices that transform the affordability for High-End paddles.
This construction offers the same strength as carbon prepreg paddles but with a little more weight & flexibility, which is sometimes a paddler preference.
One Piece Glass Straight Shaft
Ainsworth offers a Glass fibre prepreg composite shaft that has more flex than a carbon shaft but still with the warm feel of a composite material. This shaft is often favoured by touring paddlers to lessen the impact of a stiff shaft on longer journeys. When this shaft is used in its shorter format on a whitewater paddle, it is still stiff enough to deliver the power and yet give a degree of flex that some paddlers prefer. This shaft is a padders choice and has a cost-saving over a carbon shaft.