Holt Allen's Fixed Length Lightning Sticks are stiff and lightweight. Their stiffness comes from their 19mm O/D tube. This larger diameter tube is more comfortable and easier to grip even in cold and harsh conditions. Lightning Stick put you firmly in control and give a responsive feel to the helm.
The HA5506 is used by Opti sailors and is 2' (609mm) long and 95.5 grams.