A decent all round paddle. This paddle does not have too much volume and is therefore easy to use. The lower volume makes it an excellent recreational paddle and you can cover long distances without tiring. An excellent small to medium sized paddle, the Ultra 1 is perfectly suited for medium to long distance paddling. Watch this video on selecting the right paddle.This paddle available in carbon epoxy & fiberglass construction.Paddle shafts available in fiberglass & 40% carbon.