Aqua-Bound Manta Ray Carbon

Aqua-Bound Manta Ray Carbon 4-Piece Paddle – Recommended Length for Packrafting 297cm

The Aqua-Bound Manta Ray Carbon is an all-purpose 4-piece packrafting paddle that combines the performance of an all-carbon shaft with the affordability of a fiberglass reinforced abXII blade. Lightweight, high quality, great looking, and of course Made in the USA. Most packrafters use paddles too long for them and their boats. We find a general good length for packraft beginners is 197cm. Please talk to us if you have any questions about paddle length. We have generally 197 cm paddles in stock.

Weight: 836g


We have 197 cm with posi-lok in stock. If you need anything other lengths than that please email us. Or leave us a message with your order.


Available on back-order


With big blades and even bigger weight savings, this compactible, high-performing paddle is made with carbon from tip to tip.

  • At just 29.5 oz., the Manta Ray Carbon is the lightest high-angle injection molded paddle available
  • The abX blades are stiff and durable to help you move some serious water
  • Big, beefy blades are ideal for high-angler paddlers needing more power to move more water and heavy boats
  • Ovalized, 100% carbon shaft delivers superior performance
  • The Manta Ray Carbon offers the Posi-Lok® ferrule system which clicks into position firmly and securely allowing for infinite feathering angles
  • Licensed Ferrule US Patent No. 6,881,111

Shaft Material: 100% Carbon
Blade Material: abX Carbon Reinforced Nylon
Blade Size: 7.25 x 18 in. (18 x 46 cm.)
Blade Surface Area: 105 sq. in. (677 sq. cm.)
Weight: 29.5 oz. (836 g)
Ferrule Angles: 0° & 60° (L or R) in 15 Degrees increments with the Posi-Lok

Note: All of our Aqua-Bound paddles should be taken apart to dry before storage to prevent binding of the nylon ferrules with the shafts. The ferrules are designed with ridges to be lightly sanded if the fit becomes too tight.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 60 × 30 × 15 cm