The Carlisle Carlisle Paddles Day Tripper Paddle is the perfect choice for beginners. Made of polypropylene, the Day Tripper features an asymmetrical, dihedral shape for smooth, efficient strokes. The Carlisle kayak paddle has a lightweight anonized aluminum shaft with an oval shape for easy gripping. This paddle also includes a push-button takedown that allows blades to be feathered at 60° or inline, for right- and left-hand control. The Carlisle Day Tripper Paddle is a great recreational kayak paddle.