The carbon glass shaft and fiberglass blade make this quickblade paddle ultra lightweight without sacrificing quickblades legendary strength and flex. It features a foam ergonomic molded grip which is a favorite among the staff for comfort and performance. If your not a pro, this paddle will make you feel like one. All quickblade travel paddles feature a button release system (for quick, secure assembly) the prolock option is no longer offered. This paddle brakes down into 3 pieces so it will fit into your inflatable paddle bag.