Werner Powerhouse Carbon

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The Werner Powerhouse Carbon Bent Paddle offers the power and responsiveness needed for big creeks and river running. Full-size blades are evenly balanced for a clean, powerful catch and a strong, smooth stroke. 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. Carbon fiber blade and shaft construction gives you the lightest swing weight while providing outstanding durability. Larger blades are ideal for well-conditioned paddlers who love to run big rivers and creeks. Balanced blade design is smooth and powerful from catch to release.

- NRS

Get swallowed by massive holes with Werner's Straight Shaft Powerhouse Carbon Paddle pulling you back to the surface. Werner designed this paddle to take on the hardest runs out there, so you can fire your hardest line yet with all the power you need. Its full-sized blades feature strong fiberglass constructions with slight dihedrals for smooth and stable forward paddling. Werner made this Powerhouse's straight shaft out of carbon for a phenomenal weight-to-strength ratio.

- Backcountry.com

Full-size BladeSurface Area: 720 sq inBlade Length x Width: 48 x 19.5 cmWeight for 197 (Straight Shaft): 964 g / 34 ozWeight for 197 (Neutral Bent Shaft): 1021 g / 36 ozRecommended Length: 191 - 200 cmAvailable Length (Straight Shaft): 185 - 206 cm Available Length (Neutral Bent Shaft): 188 - 203 cm Features & Options: Full-sized River Running & Creeking Blade Blade design is evenly balanced so the catch is clean, immediately powerful, and smooth through out the entire strokeFull-sized blades catch a lot of water and are appropriate for stronger, well conditioned paddlers. 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 Neutral Bent Shaft 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! 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 Powerhouse Carbon Whitewater Kayak Paddle - The Werner Powerhouse kayak paddle offers amazing power and responsiveness you need for creeking and river running. The full size blades are evenly balanced, creating a clean catch that is immediately powerful and smooth through out the entire stroke. A slight dihedral offers the right combination for both smooth maneuvering strokes and a powerful forward stroke. Rightfully known as bomber, the high quality carbon weave materials make for the lightest and strongest paddle available. The one-piece shaft is available in either straight or neutral bent shaft versions. Extremely light weight and responsive, the Werner Powerhouse kayak paddle is ideal for larger and stronger paddlers who love to run big rivers and creeks.

- Outdoorplay