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RTM106 Carbon Touring

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Paddle Info

Paddle Environment
Paddle Type(s)
Model Year
Recommended Retail Price
from GBP 199
Available Feathers°
30, 45, 60
Available Lengths
205cm, 210cm, 215cm, 220cm, 225cm, 230cm
minimum 880g
Shaft Material(s)
  • Carbon
  • Fiberglass
Blade Material(s)
Available Shaft Type(s)
  • Ergo
  • Straight
Designed specifically to move water fast, in either racing or touring, these large, teardrop shaped blades with fine edges help conserve your energy while covering the ground.

RTM carbon blade material
index grip on the control side and generous drip rings
one piece carbon 4 x 4 twill prepreg shaft
one piece carbon/alloy cranked shaft with ergo foam grip that moulds to the hand for optimum comfort and stability
one piece carbon/alloy cranked shaft with X-grip for maximum grip on the paddle even when wet
4 part split option
Choice of standard, X-grip or ergo foam grips

RTM Carbon Blades: Beautiful, light-weight and strong
A brand new range of high quality, performance paddles. The new, light-weight RTM carbon blades offer top class performance and feel. With a beautiful glossy finish, RTM Carbon paddles inherit the strength, endurance and unique three year warranty for which Ainsworth is renowned. The new Resin Transfer Moulded (RTM) blades achieve their performance through a high-tech manufacturing process, which uses vacuum, pressure-injected moulding to produce blades having the same strength but much lower weight than with traditional techniques.

This paddle is available with the following shaft options:
straight carbon shaft: made with Ainsworth filament wound technology - significantly lighter than our glass/epoxy shafts.
cranked carbon/alloy shaft: lightweight and strong cranked carbon composite shaft with integral sculpted index grip for greater comfort and a more positive feel.
four part split: glassfibre shaft with multi–angle, salt water resistant fittings. Complete with tough carry bag.

This paddle is available with the following grip options:
standard grip. Our standard grip is a shrink PVC coating, and all paddles include an index on the control side to give positive blade positioning - especially helpful when setting up for a roll.
X-grip for maximum control. High-tech and light-weight, X-grip has the positive feel of a textured grip, but allows air under the hand to prevent burning in heavy use. Ideal for whitewater.
ergo foam grip for maximum comfort. With the elasticity to mould to the hand, this grip provides a stable base on which to pull, especially suited to touring and sea paddles.

•Shaft Options:
1pc carbon (C) straight
1pc carbon (C) crank (+ GBP 50.00)
4pc split incl. bag (+ GBP 60.00)

•Grip Options:
X-Grip (+ GBP 10.00)
Ergo foam (+ GBP 10.00)

Hand: Right, Left

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