Features a black, plastic-clad, super strong, aluminum shaft that extends fully into the blades' length for internal reinforcement, and also has pre-installed drip rings. Take-down kayak paddle. Black plastic clad aluminum shafts. Pre-installed drip rings. This Kayak paddle can have the blades run parallel (in-line) or they can be feathered 90° by simply depressing the spring-loaded button and turning the shaft 1/4 turn.