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Ferrule

Price
$189.95
2-Piece Ferrule

Disclaimer: Once you add this item to the cart, checkout and complete the order, our team of paddlers will quickly start working on your order. Here at Aqua-Bound, we build all of our paddles to order. As soon as we receive your order, a real person in our Wisconsin factory starts crafting your paddle. Most paddles take 1-2 business days to build and will ship shortly after. You'll receive tracking information as soon as the paddle ships.

The Challenge 85 has a lightweight, all-carbon shaft with a 10° bend to provide low swing weight and a slight shaft flex for very comfortable performance.

Its epX engineered polymer blade has enhanced stiffness and strength thanks to its carbon-fiber reinforcement. The blade has an aggressive dihedral down its spine for a smooth, forgiving forward stroke. And the Challenge’s eye-popping Polynesian graphics speak to the origin of paddleboarding – an offshoot of the 1960’s surfing culture of Hawaii. The Challenge’s overall black color makes it an ideal color match for virtually every SUP board.

At just 21 oz., the Challenge 85 stand-up paddle – with its all-carbon shaft, grip, and ferrule, and its carbon-reinforced epX engineered polymer blade – is ideal for SUP touring. It’s easy on your joints and muscles whatever your adventure.

The Challenge 85 is available in lengths of 64-74 inches, 70-80 inches and 76-86 inches.

Like all Aqua-Bound paddles, the Challenge 85 is hand-built in Osceola, Wisconsin, USA.

Blade

Size
7.5 x 14.5 in.
Surface area (sq in)
85 sq. in.
Blade Materials
epX Engineered Polymer, Carbon Reinforced

Shaft

Shaft Type
10° Bend
Shaft
100% Carbon
Length
64-74"
70-80"
76-86"
Shaft Pieces
2-Piece

Grip

Contoured Palm Grip
100% Carbon

More Specs

Weight (oz)
21.0 oz.
Weight (g)
595.00g