The Palm Colt, an entry level Childs kayak paddle that is suitable for getting into kayaking. This children’s kayak paddle is ideal for learning the basic skills and will also take you on to the first steps of whitewater kayaking. The Colt kayak paddle features a narrow diameter alloy paddle shaft; it also incorporates a pair of reduced area paddle blades. These paddle blades are asymmetric in shape and are made from glass fibre reinforced polypropylene. The reduced area blades are perfect for children, as it helps to reduce stress on the developing muscles.
The Palm Drift Paddle, an entry level kayak paddle that is ideal for use with sit on top kayaks, crossover kayaks and the old relic that you have just dug out from the back of the garage. This beginner kayak paddle comes in 3 sizes, 205cm 215cm and 220cm. The 205cm / 215cm is ideal for use with crossover kayaks depending on what you want to do. The 215cm / 220cm is perfect for using to explore the coastline while sit on top kayaking. This entry level kayak paddle features a glass filled polypropylene paddle blade and an aluminium paddle shaft. This kayak paddle also features plastic shrink wrap grips to mark where you need to hold the shaft, this is then complimented by a moulded in hand grip. Finally, there are a set of kayak drop rings. These kayak drip guards will prevent the water from running off the blades and down onto the shaft to get your hands wet.
The Palm Maverick G1 Paddle, a great first time option for people who are looking to start taking their kayaking out on to the river. This entry level kayak paddle is a step up from the basic option with an alloy shaft and will give better performance; it is suitable for paddling up to grade 3 whitewater. The Palm Maverick G1 features asymmetric glass reinforced polypropylene paddle blades. These are then mounted on a textured fiberglass paddle shaft. The right hand side of the paddle shaft ovalized to ensure that your hands are correctly aligned with the paddle blades.
The Streamlyte Kinetix SX is a mid-range whitewater kayaking paddle that is designed and manufactured here in the UK. This whitewater kayaking paddle is ideal for river running and play boating. It will also be suitable for a bit of kayak surfing. The Kinetic SX features a pair of asymmetric paddle blades which are also slightly downwards tilting; they are then manufactured from injection moulded nylon 12. This offers great levels of stiffness and durability which in turns really does maximise the performance. The paddle blades are then mounted on a semi carbon paddle shaft which offers good levels of strength whilst not being too heavy in the hand. The lead hand of the paddle also incorporates a well-defined index grip; this helps to ensure you can "feel" the correct position on the paddle to keep your hands correctly aligned with the paddle blades.
The Streamlyte Riverstix Foundation is a great entry level kayak paddle, which will also allow you to progress and develop your paddling skills. This kayak paddle will suit for your first few trips on flat water; it will then take you onto whitewater kayaking and still perform. The Streamlyte Riverstix feature asymmetric paddle blades which feature a polypropylene construction. These are then mounted on a heavy duty glass paddle shaft. This offers a nice swing weight whilst also being comfortable on the hand. The leading hand of the paddle also features an index grip to ensure the paddle has a positive feel in the hand.