Werner Rio FG IM
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An advanced river running design at an introductory price. The Werner Rio's mid-size blades are well balanced and easy to use, making this a great paddle for beginner and intermediate kayakers.30 degree blade offset balances solid bracing with reduced wind resistance.Features Werner's premium carbon-blend fiberglass shaft for a superior strength-to-weight ratio.Fiberglass reinforced nylon blades are light and durable.The Rio's mid-size blades are great for all around river running.
The Rio offers an advanced river running blade design at an introductory price. Mid-size blades are so well balanced and easy to use that we highly recommend the Rio for all entrants into whitewater who demand good paddle performance
Mid-size BladeSurface Area: 655 sq inBlade Length x Width: 41 x 19.5 cmWeight for 197 (Straight Shaft): 1077 g / 38 ozRecommended Length: 191 - 200 cmAvailable Length (Straight Shaft): 184 - 230 cm Features & Options: Mid-sized River Running & Creeking Blade Blade design is evenly balanced so the catch is clean, immediately powerful, and smooth through out the entire strokeMid-sized blades fit the widest range of kayakers Straight Shaft More traditional feeling and generally less expensive.The lightest weight option available.Continuous length allows for easy hand movement. 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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