The Ultralite has western red cedar with eastern white pine, and some tulip for compression resistance.  The paddle weighs approx. 20 -22 ounces (depends on length and width)  and is gorgeous!  A slight lip assists the blade 'purchase', and even if you don't know what this means, it is critical to blade 'bite' or grip, as it enters the water.  I do a lot of testing on blades, and this is one of the most critical features.  This style blade also eliminates blade waffle -- something you will notice with fuller blades that have no lip.  Balance is excellent, so the blade and shaft share a unique feel -- as one!  
        These blades are very durable.  The edges are wrapped in a triple Elm  banding;  a laminated maple/phenolic tip is embedded into the powerface; they flex, so they don't just suddenly snap, like a carbon shaft will under sudden duress.  
        The two paddles shown are a 9" and a 10", both with fairly dark cedar (the main pic is a 10"er).  This darker cedar isn't always available -- but it sure shows nice!!  Seriously, cedar is more likely to be somewhat lighter, but still gorgeous.  So -- mostly, the cedar will be somewhat lighter.  
        Please feel free to ask if you have any questions. 
Note;  the two lower pics are of 10" paddles (max width) and were sent to me by the owner, who has used them about a year (his tape on shaft) -- 

Ultralite

$225.00Price
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    Webster, NY 14580

    Tel: 585-872-1723

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