There are three different types of dragon boat paddles which are commonly used by paddlers all around the world:

Wooden Paddle – ideal for training and as a competition paddle, mid weight range

Carbon Fibre Paddle - preferred paddle of choice for most club paddlers and international paddlers, light weight construction.

Composite Paddle – ideally suited for novice paddlers, low maintenance and extremely durable

Champion manufactures both wooden and carbon fibre dragon boat paddles. Composite paddles are manufactured by Ainswoth. All three paddle types are IDBF (international dragon boat federation) 202a specification.