Werner Kalliste

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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.

- NRS

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

- REI

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

Handcrafted for superior performance, this carbon fiber kayak paddle reduces fatigue and adjusts for your paddling style. Carbon-fiber shaft. Carbon foam-core. Carbon-fiber blades. Premium handcrafted touring paddle. Featherweight carbon fiber construction reduces fatigue on any trip. Midsize blades work best for low-angle paddlers. Asymmetrical blades eliminate flutter for a smooth, effortless paddle stroke. Feather angle adjusts right or left at 15A increments. Improved adjustable ferrule system. Two-piece design breaks down easily for storage or transport. Made in the USA.

- L.L.Bean