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If you're seeking a paddle that offers a stroke as smooth as an aged bourbon and as powerful as 151-proof rye, then look no further than the Aqua-Bound Whiskey Fiberglass Paddle. Perfect for high-angle paddlers, this high-performance recreational paddle boasts an ultralight and responsive carbon shaft along with a powerful and practically bombproof compression-molded fiberglass blade. Infinite feathering angles allow you to adjust to any conditions, and the Posi-Lock ferrule system clicks into position firmly and securely.
- High-performance paddle for cruising lakes and rivers
- Carbon T-700 shaft is lightweight and responsive
- Compression-molded fiberglass blade is light and durable
- Posi-Lock ferrule system clicks into position firmly and securely
- Infinite feathering angles adapt to any style and conditions
- Item #AQB001C
- Q & A
Would there be any reason to not use a short Whiskey paddle for running rivers in Alaska in a packraft? Nothing more than easy class III. I'm looking for a lightweight paddle that will be a good hybrid of 'touring' comfort and whitewater capability. I realize that the manufacturer does not intend for it to be a whitewater paddle.
Hey Kirsten, based on your need for a break down paddle for pack rafting I would say that this paddle would work for what you are looking for. With whitewater though the main concern with these paddles are the points where the paddle breaks down. Traditionally you will see fixed shaft paddles in whitewater due to the strain exerted when paddling and bracing in whitewater. That being said though I think this would be one of the better options out there to suit your needs. If you have any other questions feel free to reach out to me directly via the information listed above.