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Aqua-Bound Sting Ray 2-Piece Carbon Paddle - Straight Shaft

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    8 Reviews


    Barbells are for the gym.

    You love to paddle—morning outings, day trips, weeklong adventures—but you’d rather not have a paddle that feels like a barbell after twenty minutes of paddling. Aqua-Bound made the Sting Ray Carbon 2-Piece Paddle with a carbon shaft and carbon blades for a lightweight feel hour after hour.
    • Dihedral means the blade angles so that water flows easily off the blade during your forward strokes, which minimizes flutter
    • Cross-sectional shape provides strong bite with each stroke and means you can link strokes smoothly
    • Two-piece design makes the Sting Ray travel-friendly
    • Item #AQB0009

    Tech Specs

    Shaft Material
    Blade Material
    carbon fiber
    Overall Length
    210 cm, 220 cm, 230 cm, 240 cm, 250 cm
    Blade Length
    18 in
    Blade Width
    Shaft Shape
    Feather Angle
    60 right 0 unfeathered
    Claimed Weight
    29 oz
    Recommended Use
    fitness paddling, adventure racing

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    Sting Ray Series from Aqua-Bound

    The Sting Ray series of kayak paddles is the best selling, most renowned family of paddles in all of kayaking. Across the board, they're the lightest paddles at their respective price points on the market. They're short on weight but not quality, as Aqua-Bound is known worldwide for their ability to injection-mold the highest quality, most durable blades. Lightweight, durable, smart, and affordable... Meet the Sting Ray series from Aqua-Bound! A product of Osceola, Wisconsin, USA.

    Aqua-Bound Sting Ray 2-Pce Carbon Paddle

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I LOVE this paddle!! It is very light and versatile with the ability to offset for feathering. In paddling a lake, I found it to be strong and reliable during braces and even paddling up to speed in a 17' Seaward Navigator. For the price, this paddle is a great deal!

    aquabound Sting Ray 2- Piece Carb paddle

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Very nice light weight paddle for the price! Make sure to get the specs on what length to get based on both your height AND the width of your kayak! We ordered a 220 and a 230 and had to exchange the 220 for a 240 because we have an inflatable kayak which is pretty wide! Back Country was GREAT and exchanged it with no hassle and they paid the shipping! Great company to do business with.

    Ok paddle

      Nice Carbon fiber paddle, lightweight, strong, decent blade shape. AquaBound has been revamping their product line over the years and the longer shaped touring blades are now in the $250 price range. This paddle has a somewhat shorter blade style and falls along the upscale rec/touring part of the spectrum. It's a good paddle, and the oval shaped grip area is a newer feature that works well. Overall I wouldn't pay more than $150 for this paddle (6/12) but if you find it at that price it's a good buy.

      I'm impressed

        My paddling speed for the same effort expended is 5% faster with the Sting Ray all carbon paddle. I've been paddling the same 5 mile route on a lake 3 times a week for 5 years and without exerting any extra effort I cut my best time by 5%. This paddle for $144 (after a 20% sales promotion discount) is light, comfortable, and sturdy.


          I normally paddle with a fiberglass shaft but was loaned this paddle once and gave it a try. A few ounces lighter than the fiberglass and performed very well. If you do a lot of paddling it might be worth your money to step up to this paddle.

          Thank you Back Country

            Your service is great. I received the paddle in perfect condition and just when you said it would arrive. I have really enjoyed the light weight as I can paddle all day without fatigue. It comes apart really easily and then is just as easy to re-assemble. I think your company is terrific and I've referred you to many of my friends.
            Thank you!!

            love it

              Great paddle, after breaking my Hobie paddle, I bought this one from Backcountry. It came quickly. It's strong and light, it comes apart easily and I would get it again in a flash. Paddling really is easier with a light strong paddle.

              Unanswered Question

              Will this be a good paddle to use if you...

              Will this be a good paddle to use if you fish in the bay in FL.?

              Unanswered Question

              What size paddle should I get? I seem to...

              What size paddle should I get? I seem to be in between sizes on the charts.
              I have a Perception Sonoma 13.5 (width 23")
              I am a lightweight 5' 5" female

              How do I decide on the lenght of paddle...

              How do I decide on the lenght of paddle for me

              Best Answer

              Many factors influence paddle length: touring/whitewater, height, boat width and paddling style (high angle or low angle). There is a great set of easy charts at this site: