Nice review of our adjustable carbon/bamboo SUP paddle from SUP Mag UK
We used a Fatstick adjustable carbon/bamboo last year and thought it was pretty good for a mid-price paddle. The brand’s new range of adjustable carbon sweepers, with improved weights, better adjustment system and overall higher quality feel has come on leaps and bounds for 2015.
The blade is pretty wide, and as such displaces large volumes of water. This is great when in the surf and riding smaller boards where forward thrust is key. The incremental adjustments of the shaft extension allows your stick to be tuned for various conditions and SUP environments while the ergonomic handle fits snuggly to paddlers’ palms.
Shaft stiffness is on the moderate side and as such will appeal to stand up paddlers who aren’t looking for a full on grunt machine. The slight degree of flex also lends itself to paddlers who don’t wish to exert themselves too much but still want a…
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