Werner Kalliste

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The bent-shaft Kalliste paddle from Werner provides low-angle paddlers with premium materials, enhanced control and an exceptionally light and buoyant stroke.


The Werner Kalliste's blades have an exceptionally light and buoyant feel on the water and offer silky smooth strokes. The mid-size design of this paddle is perfect for average-size, low-angle paddlers. Werner's exclusive Neutral Bent Shaft positions your hands for the best balance, comfort and control, helping reduce discomfort in your wrists and arms. The volume of the buoyant, full carbon, blade creates an exceedingly light feel for effortless and confident strokes. Curved dihedral blade face reduces "flutter" and enhances maneuverability, helping you smoothly link strokes. Werner's exclusive Smart-View(TM) adjustable ferrule gives you a convenient two-piece paddle that looks and feels like a one-piece. The Smart-View system lets you quickly and easily adjust the offset, or feather angle, of your paddle in 15 degree increments with right- or left-hand control. Small diameter shafts are available and recommended for paddlers whose hand (from the base of the palm to the tip of the middle finger) measures 6 1/2" or smaller.


Werner Kalliste Carbon Core Touring Sea Kayak Paddle - The Werner Kalliste Kayak Paddle is by far Werner's lightest and most elegant touring paddling in their kayak paddle line-up. It is the best combination of mid-size blades along with a foam core make up in a quiet, light, and powerful paddle. Long paddle outings are a walk in the park with these light buoyant core blades. The Kalliste's foam core design creates a unique profile where by your paddle enters and exits the water smoothly and effortlessly while adding buoyancy for a lighter feeling stroke. The dihedral face of the paddle blades offers the touring kayaker smooth forward strokes and reduces fatigue. Like most other Werner paddles, the Kalliste has an sdjustable ferrule system which allows elegant adjustment of feathering angle from 0deg - 75deg right or left in 15deg increments.If you are ready to step up to premium performance, the Kalliste in carbon is the natural progression. The Kalliste is offered in both the straight shaft or bent shaft models. It comes in a two piece design for compactability and ease of travel along with storage. Drip rings help keep hands and lap dry. Weight: 25 oz. Available in lengths of 210cm to 260cm or standard size shaft.

- Outdoorplay

This handcrafted featherweight touring paddle will take your performance to the next level. Carbon fiber shaft construction keeps the weight down to an amazing 1 lb. 7 oz, reducing fatigue on trips of any length. Midsize blades work best for low-angle kayakers. Carbon foam-core, asymmetrical blades eliminate flutter and help create a smooth, effortless paddle stroke. Improved adjustable ferrule system lets you feather the shaft right or left at 15A increments you decide which angle works best. Two-piece design breaks down quickly for easy transport and storage. USA. Blade size 20 1/2" x 6 1/3".

- L.L.Bean