Collection: Ashaway Badminton Shuttles / Shuttlecocks

Ashaway, an esteemed American brand, specializes in crafting top-tier strings, badminton rackets, clothing, and the renowned Ashaway shuttlecocks. With its inception dating back to 1824 as a string specialist, Ashaway boasts a rich heritage of producing premium strings, positioning itself as one of the industry's oldest and most esteemed companies. It's fascinating to note that Ashaway introduced badminton's very first multifilament nylon string in 1949, underscoring their role as continuous innovators in the badminton world. Over time, Ashaway's string line has consistently evolved and improved, resulting in strings that are thinner, more durable, and incredibly responsive.

As the years have unfolded, Ashaway has transcended its foundation in world-leading string production. Collaborations with top players and an unwavering commitment to expanding their range of badminton products have been hallmarks of their journey. This relentless pursuit of research and development has solidified the brand's reputation for manufacturing high-calibre, performance-oriented equipment tailored to meet the needs of contemporary badminton players.

Ashaway's wealth of experience in delivering top-quality badminton equipment to the market stands as a testament to their credibility. Their steadfast dedication to innovation, coupled with a commitment to excellence, makes them a brand that players can wholeheartedly rely upon. It is from this backdrop of accomplishment that we now delve into the latest additions to their collection – the Ashaway shuttlecocks.

Why are Ashaway shuttlecocks good?

Ashaway's commitment to delivering exceptional badminton equipment extends seamlessly to their shuttlecocks. These vital components of the game have been meticulously designed and crafted to meet the high standards that Ashaway is renowned for.

Key Features:

  1. Quality Craftsmanship: Just like their strings and other products, Ashaway shuttles are built with precision and craftsmanship. The combination of premium materials and meticulous assembly ensures a superior playing experience.

  2. Flight Stability: Ashaway shuttlecocks are engineered to provide a stable and consistent flight trajectory. This predictability enhances players' ability to execute accurate shots and strategic plays.

  3. Durability: The durability of Ashaway's shuttlecocks is a testament to the brand's commitment to offering products that withstand the rigors of intense gameplay. These shuttlecocks maintain their performance over extended periods, making them a cost-effective choice.

Variety to Suit Different Players:

  1. Feather Ashaway Shuttlecocks: For those seeking an authentic and traditional playing experience, Ashaway feather shuttlecocks offer many different varieties of shuttles at price points to suit anybody. We will go through each Ashaway feather shuttlecock in detail below.

  2. Nylon Ashaway Shuttlecocks: Designed to endure extensive practice and training sessions, Ashaway's nylon shuttlecocks ensure consistent flight and performance. These shuttlecocks are well-suited for players honing their skills and perfecting their techniques.

What are the best Ashaway Shuttlecocks?

The premium shuttles on offer from Ashaway are the Ashaway International feather shuttles. These Ashaway shuttlecocks use the top A grade goose feather which are digitally selected for both durability and optimum flight. These feather shuttles are best for use right up to the elite level and have been the official shuttlecock of the British Universities Championships for the last 6 years. 

The best mid range Ashaway badminton shuttles are the Ashaway Premier 300 feather shuttles. These goose feather shuttles have been extremely well reviewed by our customers, who appreciate the durability considering the non premium price. These shuttles are best for league and club play or practice. 

The best budget badminton shuttles are the Ashaway Match 100 feather shuttles. These feature B grade goose feathers and are an excellent cost saver for clubs working within a tight budget.  There are few other feathers on the market that perform this well at this price point.

Ashaway are also distributors of the Bird nylon shuttles, which are designed to more closely mimic the flight characteristics and feeling of a feather shuttle, when compared to conventional nylon shuttles. Designed, developed and manufactured in the UK, the Bird may be a good option for clubs looking to transition away from feather shuttles to reduce costs. 

Also available in the Ashaway shuttles range of plastic or nylon shuttles is the Quill. They are also produced with the use of Swiss injection moulding tools and the design concept eliminates stem fractures making it more durable than other plastic shuttles. With the high quality of manufacturing, the Ashaway Quill is one of the best value nylon shuttles on the market and a firm favourite with our customers.



Ashaway are one of the most popular brands in the UK and are trusted by many elite, county and club players. With costs escalating for many clubs Ashaway recognise the need to make their Ashaway shuttlecocks as affordable as possible for players, whilst maintaining the quality they are renowned for.

If you're still confused or would like some more information on how to choose the right shuttlecocks, we have created a helpful shuttle buying guide, which will hopefully answering any questions or concerns you may have.

Of course, you can also contact us via email at or by calling 02380 002388. 


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