The 100% Carbon Speedster 86 RDM is a reduced diameter paddle shaft (26mm) designed for paddlers with small hands, women and kids who are looking for a high-performance paddle.
With the same strength and flex pattern as the regular 29mm shaft, the Speedster RDM racing blade 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 – and is 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 100% Carbon Speedster 86 RDM, NSP recommends the use of appropriately padded bags.
NSP paddles usually 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.
By creating the RDM version of the Speedster, NSP recognizes that a select group of paddlers prefers a reduced diameter though.
The 100% Carbon Allrounder Fixed 86 comes in one diameter only, making it perfectly suited for 95% of all SUP paddlers out there.
We advise athletes looking into a smaller diameter paddle to test fit the 100% Carbon Speedster 81 RDM.