Our new 100% Carbon Speedster 86 racing paddle with the 86 sqi with 29mm shaft integrates a parallel edge outline that gives racers a quick and precise catch. The parallel edge outline also helps release, allowing for a faster motion through the water.
The outline of the Speedster blade is perfect for sprint racing, downwind runs and long-distance paddling – it’s Ty Judson’s blade of choice:
Blade Area: 86 sqi or 520cm2
Length: 220 cm
UD Carbon stringer
HDC CNC cut PVS Core, lightweight with minimal resin
Pre-molded carbon next for maximum strength
Full ABS rail around the blade edge for durability
Laminated with eco-friendly GreenPoxy® 33 bio-resin
When handling carbon high-performance products like the Carbon Speedster 86, NSP recommends the use of appropriately padded bags.
NSP paddles come with a standard diameter of 29mm, which we have found to be the perfect fit for most paddlers, by a very large margin. These standard diameter paddles will work in all paddling conditions that you can participate in.
We recognize that a select group of paddlers prefers a reduced diameter though, which is why we created the Carbon Speedster Fixed 81 RDM (Reduced Diameter). Designed with the same strength- and flexing characteristics as the 29mm version, the 26mm shaft is perfect for kids, women or athletes with smaller hands.