Staff Review: "Lightweight and easy on the body. The Kalliste is expertly crafted to minimize swing weight and maximize efficiency. Excellent for touring from point a to b, but lacks get up and go power . 5 stars" Forrest
Guide & ACA Instructor
|Shaft Option||Pieces||Weight Grams||Weight Ounces||Length Range|
|Straight||1 Piece||574g.||20.25oz.||210cm to 260cm in 5cm increments.|
|Straight||2 Piece||659g.||23.25oz.||215cm to 260cm in 5cm increments|
|Straight||4 Piece||n/a||n/a||210cm to 260cm in 5cm increments.|
|Bent||1 Piece||737g.||26oz.||210cm to 240cm in 5cm increments.|
|Bent||2 Piece||737g.||26oz.||210cm to 240cm in 5cm increments.|
|Feather Angle||Smart View Adjustable|
|Blade Surface Area||643 cm2|
|Blade Length x Width||52cm x 16.5cm|
Low Angle is the most popular as it is more universal, primarily being more relaxed, but still allowing folks to paddle at a higher performance. Low Angle designs have longer and narrower blades designed match this lower entry angle to the water with the perfect use of the blades surface area. The true benefit to low-angle is for those less likely to work on developing their forward stroke skills, and want to take the sport at a more casual, recreational level, the lower hand position (focus on keeping your top hand at shoulder height throughout the stroke) of this style puts significantly less wear on the smaller support muscles like shoulders, traps, biceps and triceps. Good technique can be developed and used with a low angle style, and is the choice for many who just prefer this body position and the ability to switch back and forth. Werner's low angle designs have substantially more dihedral, to keep the blade stable as it travels further from the side of the boat.
"This stuff is tough!" To protect the specialized designs of Ultimate blades, Dynel brings an extremely abrasion and impact resistant edge. Proven on the water since 2002, this material gives added confidence to paddlers buying paddles. Available on Werner's Ultimate paddles, this composite rope material disperses impact to protect the blade during a hard impact. It also greatly slows the wear process with its abrasion resistant properties. Key to protecting your investment if you come in contact with rocks or reef often in your paddling.
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