Werner Little Dipper

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The Little Dipper is Werner's smallest low-angle performance touring design. The smaller blades pull effortlessly through each stroke, allowing a faster cadence with less stress to your joints.Werner's exclusive Neutral Bent Shaft positions your hands for the best balance, comfort and control, helping reduce discomfort in your wrists and arms. Curved dihedral blade face reduces "flutter" and enhances maneuverability, helping you smoothly link strokes.Premium fiberglass blades provide lightweight responsiveness and durability.The oval-shaped shaft provides a comfortable, secure grip.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 shaft option is available. To know if you need a small diameter shaft, measure your hand from the base of the palm to the tip of your middle finger. If your measurement is 6 1/4" or smaller you should try a small shaft. You can also print the "Shaft Diameter Print Out" in the Links section and use it to measure your hand.


Werner Little Dipper 2-Piece Fiberglass Kayak Paddle - The Little Dipper 2-Piece Fiberglass Kayak Paddle by Werner is a great choice for smaller kayakers and anyone who likes to use a fast easy cadence. One of the smallest low angle premium touring designs, the smaller blades pull effortlessly through each stroke allowing an increased cadence while being gentle on your joints. The perfect combination of light weight, stiffness and durability, ideal for those wishing to be gentle to their bodies. The Little Dipper has an adjustable ferrule system, allowing elegant adjustment feather right or left in 15 degree increments and is offered in both straight and bent shaft models. The two-piece design makes for ease of travel and storage and drip rings help keep your hands and lap dry. If you are looking for a paddle that is easy to customize and easy on your body, you have found it with the

- Outdoorplay

A smaller version of the Camano paddle, the Little Dipper is designed for smaller boaters and women. This highly popular touring paddle features small blades that pull easily through a stroke, putting less stress on joints. The Neutral Bent Shaft positions your hands for the best balance, comfort and control, helping to reduce discomfort in wrists and arms .Specs: Features: * Light swing weight reduces fatigue. * Dihedral blade face and Asymmetrical design create a smooth forward stroke. * Best all around touring blade design for women and smaller paddlers. * Adjustable Ferrule System Blade Specs: * Fiberglass * Size: 48x15cm, 18.9"x 5.9" * 550sq cm * Asymetrical Shaft Specs: * Fiberglass/Carbon blend * Neutral Bent Shaft * Adjustable Ferrule 0-75deg * Two piece Paddle Weight: * 907g (32oz) at 220cm.

- Mountains Plus

Small-size BladeSurface Area: 550 sq cmBlade Length x Width: 48 x 15 cmWeight for 220 cm (straight shaft): 780 g / 27.5 ozWeight for 220 cm (Neutral Bent shaft): 843 g / 29.75 ozRecommended Length: 220-240 cmAvailable Lengths (straight shaft): 205-260 cmAvailable Lengths (straight shaft): 205-240 cm Features & Options: Small-sized Premium Blades Small-sized blades are gentle on joints and great for smaller paddlers.Lighter, buoyant feel on the water.Carbon weave for lightest weight to strength ratio.Dihedral for smooth forward strokes. Low Angle Paddling The most common paddling style using a more casual cadence.The paddle is kept at a low angle relative to the water and a relaxed arching stroke is used.Smooth forward stroke reduces fatigue. Smart-View Adjustable Ferrule Elegant, easy to use design.Low profile button looks and feels like a 1-piece paddle.Internal gear system for precise fit.Viewing window shows you your offset.Adjusts feather left or right in 15 degree increments.You determine what feather works best for you. Neutral Bent Shaft Carbon Neutral bent shafts naturally aligns wrists to reduce fatigueMore hand to shaft contact for increased controlImmediate comfort and reduced strain with lighter gripExtremely light weight with Werner durabilityBalanced for precise control and comfort Standard and Small Diameter Shaft Two shaft sizes ensure you get a proper fit.A good fit allows you to use a light grip, reducing fatigue and increasing comfort and performance.Hands larger than 7 fit our Standard Shaft.Hands smaller than 6.5 fit our Small ShaftHands between 6.5 and 7 - try both! Light Swing Weight Swing weight is the weight you feel each time you lift your blade during a stroke.A light swing weight reduces fatigue and makes paddling more fun. Correct Length Locate the closest combination of paddler height and boat width listed.Narrower boats or shorter paddlers subtract 5cm for high angle and 10cm for low angle.Add length for wider boats and sit-on-tops

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