Lightweight & Strong
The dual laminate construction has been precisely engineered for minimum weight, without sacrificing the durability required to meet the rigours of modern sailing. A combination of full length longitudinal and 45° lateral glass and carbon fibres balances optimum stiffness with extra resilience to resist breakage.
Tapered Carbon Composite Tube
The tapered design maximises rigidity and strength at the helmsman’s end for positive feel and resistance to breakage over the gunwale when things get ugly.
Urethane Universal Joint
The universal joint in high grade, U.V. resistant urethane provides smooth, uniform articulation and flexibility in all directions for a quick and firm response to steering movements. The snap-on base cover allows quick fitting and removal of the tiller extension from the fixed base for ease of transport, storage or security. A curved surface adapter is available for mounting on round tiller sections.
Carbon Battlesticks™ are available in five standard lengths from 610mm to 2500mm (24″ to 98″) to suit virtually any class or personal preference. The 2500mm (98″) RF3137C does not include a grip and end cap to facilitate cutting of the tube to a custom length if required.
The unique lightweight grip remains effective when wet. Its slim profile transitions smoothly from the carbon tube to a comfortable ergonomic shape to minimise fatigue. The ribbed finish on the tube provides additional positive grip along its full length, and an end stop is fitted for comfort and safety. Short tiller extensions have smaller grip diameters to match typically smaller hands.