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Werner Strike Fiberglass Straight Shaft One‑Piece Whitewater Paddle

by: Werner Paddles

With an increased blade to shaft offset for more verticality through the power phase, The Werner Strike is your tool for success in downriver situations that require power in a mid-size blade. Great for smaller paddlers and women looking to take advantage of all the benefits of a blade forward design. Read More


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Strike Fiberglass Straight Shaft One-Piece Whitewater Paddle

Like its big brother Surge, the Werner Strike is built with a higher blade to shaft offset to keep the paddle blade vertical for longer during the stoke. A vertical blade translates to more power and efficiency. The mid-sized blades on the Surge are an ideal fit for the great majority of average size paddlers and women. They are a great overall choice for providing a well-rounded balance of power and cadence. Learn more about Choosing a Whitewater Paddle.

Straight Shaft

Straight Shaft

Straight shaft kayak paddles are the most common choice among paddlers and are ideal for those that like a traditional, simple feel. Straight paddles will save weight and cost while allowing for more variety in hand position.

Straight Shaft

Features

  • Increased blade to shaft offset for more verticality through the power phase.
  • Design offers stroke versatility for everyday use.
  • Legendary bomber reliability with high impact fiberglass blades.
  • Optimized flex and strength. Designed for your body to feel strain free without giving up Bomber reliability.
  • Dihedral allows for smooth and stable forward paddling, a core philosophy for Werner.
  • Custom shaped, low profile, reinforcement spine allows for enhanced blade maneuverability when linking several strokes and provides blade stiffness and overall strength.
Specifications
Mid-sized blades fit small to average size paddlers
Blade Length 18.25 in 46.5 cm
Blade Width 7.65 in 19.5 cm
Surface Area 106 in² 685 cm²
Weight 34.75 oz 985 g
Construction High impact fiberglass blades and carbon shaft
Feather Angle Fixed, Left or Right, 0° to 90° in 5° increments
Available Lengths 158 cm to 230 cm in 1 cm increments
Best Use  River Running, Pack Raft, Crossover

Offset Blade

With an increased blade to shaft offset, this blade forward design gives a more powerful catch and more verticality through the power phase. This design offers stroke versatility for everyday use.

River Running

River Running

Paddles with a river running blade shape will have a more pronounced tip and larger portion of the surface area above the center line of the blade. This allows for an earlier more powerful catch providing a more powerful forward stroke, making them ideal for river running, creeking or coastal rock gardening.


Werner Paddles Warranty

Werner Paddles makes the promise that their pride and quality workmanship will be evident every time you pick up your paddle. You can see it in the unsurpassed attention to quality and feel it with every paddle stroke. Werner paddles are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. Within the warranty period, all paddles found to have defects will be repaired when possible or when a repair is not possible, replaced at no charge. Second hand paddles, including dealer rental or demo paddles, are not covered under warranty.



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