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Powerstick Reviews

Read reviews for the Powerstick by Gillespie as submitted by your fellow paddlers. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community!

I just finished a week...

I just finished a week with a new lightweight carbon hybrid outrigger paddle. It is light, comfortable, and looks terrific. I love the subtle double bend and shaft shape and feel. The three-wood, five layer lamination looks great and is very light. The d-grip fits perfectly. I love the blade shape and the lower grip area. It's made a big step up in paddling performance for me, both in the OC6 and our OC1.

Hey, this is the...

Hey, this is the paddlebuilder, and I certainly appreciate the cudos from you guys!! It's food for the soul!
Thanks a lot, Brad Gillespie

I recently purchased a...

I recently purchased a Gillespie Balsa Ultralite Paddle. Mr.Gillespie is a true craftsman in every sense of the word.

This weekend a friend and I paddled 31 miles on Lake Hiawassee and the Nottley River in North Carolina. The Gillespie's performance was simply superb. Extremely efficient with a great catch very similar to the Zaveral Power Surge that I usually use. A bit heavier than the Power Surge but easier on the joints and aesthetically superior in every way. The warmth and beauty of wood with the efficiency of a Zav. How can you go wrong?

I was surprised and happy...

I was surprised and happy to see a listing for Gillespie Paddles. I purchased two wooden "Outrigger" paddles ten years ago from Peconic Paddler when I lived in New York. All I can say is what beautiful, great performing, expertly made light weight and durable paddles. They are bent shaft with an epoxy, I believe, tipped blade for durability. The grip on the handle and shaft are perfectly shaped. It was a great investment I never regret. Buy any paddle Gillespie makes, he is a true master craftsman.

Very comporable to use and...

Very comporable to use and a pleasure to behold I was using a bent composite 12oz paddle. My shoulder was hurting so I switched to the Gillespie 19oz 10 degree paddle and my shoulder felt better right away.