Learn more about Choosing a Touring Kayak Paddle.
|Shaft Option||Pieces||Weight Grams||Weight Ounces||Length Range|
|Straight||1 Piece||715g.||25.25oz.||200cm to 260cm in 5cm increments|
|Straight||2 Piece||800g.||28.25oz.||200cm to 260cm in 5cm increments|
|Bent||1 Piece||886g.||31.25oz.||205cm to 240cm in 5cm increments|
|Bent||2 Piece||886g.||31.25oz.||205cm to 240cm in 5cm increments|
|Feather Angle||Smart View Adjustable|
|Blade Surface Area||721 cm2|
|Blade Length x Width||49cm x 20.25cm|
High Angle paddling is typically a more aggressive style of paddling for those with more performance aspirations.
Bent shaft aligns your wrists in a more ergonomic position to reduce fatigue while grasping the shaft for the confidence of full hand contact. Proper ergonomic hand, wrist and forearm position alleviates stress and strain and the potential for injury. A loose grip also promotes ergonomics, along with better overall technique, and some paddlers want the confidence of knowing if they do over grip due to habit or advanced conditions they are protected. This is especially important to those with pre-existing injuries. Taking design a step further, Werner innovated "Neutral Bent." Werner has achieved this by lining up all parts of the paddle in one straight line. The blades, the grip area and the ferrule. This allows for the familiar feel of a straight shaft paddle, making finesse strokes and rolling much easier and allowing for a seamless transition for those switching from straight to bent. Further attention to detail went into the indexing. Werner tested to best fit the hand, give secure full hand contact, better control and comfort even with a loose grip. Bent shaft has a slight penalty in weight and cost, but the trade off is the confidence in knowing you are protecting your body for the longevity of your paddling.
If you have questions regarding sizing or need help deciding what paddle is best for you, give us a call 360.297.4659 send us an email or use the instant chat we are happy to help!
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