Werner Player Carbon

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Featuring mid-size down-turned blades, the Werner Player Paddle is the most popular choice for serious play boaters, offering a great combination of power and responsiveness. The bent shaft option increases ergonomic comfort. 30 degree blade offset balances solid bracing with reduced wind resistance. Werner's exclusive Neutral Bent Shaft positions your hands for the best balance, comfort and control, helping reduce discomfort in your wrists and arms. Premium fiberglass blades provide lightweight responsiveness and durability. Down-turned blades enter the water sooner for more initial power and won't get in your way for free-style moves. Mid-size blades fit a wide range of paddling styles. 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.


Mid-size BladeSurface Area: 675 sq inBlade Length x Width: 48 x 20 cmWeight for 197 (Straight Shaft): 936 g / 33 ozWeight for 197 (Neutral Bent Shaft): 992 g / 35 ozRecommended Length: 191 - 200 cmAvailable Length (Straight Shaft): 185 - 206 cm Available Length (Neutral Bent Shaft): 188 - 203 cm Features & Options: Mid-sized Playboating Blade Down turned blades enter the water sooner for more initial power & won't trip up on your boatMid-sized blades fit the widest range of kayakers. Performance WW Carbon Laminate Cross Section A slight dihedral offers the right combination for both smooth maneuvering strokes and a powerful forward strokeHigh quality carbon weave materials for the lightest strongest paddle available Straight Shaft More traditional feeling and generally less expensive.The lightest weight option available.Continuous length allows for easy hand movement. 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! 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

- River Sports Outfitters

Werner Player 1-Piece Carbon Kayak Paddle - The Player 1-Piece Carbon Kayak Paddle by Werner is the most popular choice for serious play boaters who want to get after it! Featuring mid-size down turned blades that are durable and lightweight, they offer a great combination of power and responsiveness, fit the widest range of paddlers and the Player is available in both bent and straight shaft models. The down turned blades give immediate directional control in rudder and draw strokes. Playboating involves freestyle moves, throwing ends, getting vertical and making up new moves and the Player lets you take advantage of every opportunity. If you are someone who doesn't want to settle for second best when it comes to your water play, make sure you check out the Player 1-Piece Carbon Kayak Paddle by Werner.

- Outdoorplay