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 HA5509 is used by Enterprise and Laser 3000 sailors and is 2'10 in. (900mm) long and 122 grams.