The Carlisle Day Tripper series has Asymmetric blades of polypropylene shaped for smooth, efficient strokes. A lightweight anodized aluminum shaft is ovalized for simple gripping. That is the paddle of choice for Intermediate or beginners – or to be used as a backup. A push-button takedown lets in blades to be feathered at 60-degrees or inline, for right- and left-hand regulate.
The Day Tripper also feature “fixed hand registration” which is a flatter right hand side of the shaft. This lets you “feel” the proper option to hold the paddle, in order that the blades enter the water with less splash and gives more power.