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Werner Paddles Sherpa Fiberglass 4-Piece Breakdown Kayak Paddle - The Sherpa Fiberglass 4-Piece Kayak Paddle by Werner is an exceptionally smooth and responsive river running & creeking whitewater paddle. The mid-size blades are evenly balanced to create a clean bite on the water that is powerful and smooth from catch to release. The slight dihedral offers the right combination of maneuvering without losing power. Constructed using the highest quality continuous weave fiberglass materials with superior strength and durability, the Sherpa kayak paddle excels in strength and is rightfully known as bomber! This 4-piece version is perfect as your back-up paddle to carry with you on every run, or as your trusty international paddle to carry on airplanes. If your looking for a breakdown paddle for running rivers and ripping up a wave or two, the Werner Sherpa Fiberglass 4-Piece Kayak Paddle is the choice for you.
The Werner Sherpa 1 PC Straight Shaft Paddle is a reliable kayak paddle for river running. From the Premium Performance line comes the hardworking Sherpa with a one piece fiberglass shaft. The fiberglass blades Are of mid-size, Fitting right into a wide range of paddler size. Plenty of power with a shape that makes moves simple whenever you come across a new obstacle. Features of the Werner Sherpa 1 PC Straight Shaft Paddle Premium Performance Uses material choice and manufacturing skill to allow for a perfect combination of light swing weight and stiffness Fiberglass blade construction gives you a compromise between swing weight and value The precise blade shape for a more efficient forward stroke Dihedral allows for smooth and stable forward paddling, a core philosophy for Werner Custom shaped, low profile, reinforcement spine allows for enhanced blade maneuverability when linking several strokes and provides blade stiffness and overall strength Mid-sized blades Are an ideal Fit for the great majority of average size paddlers Optimized flex and strength. Designed for your body to feel strain free without giving up Bomber reliability Feather Angle: 1-piece options- unfeathered, Right hand control or left hand control, up to 90 degrees, in 5 degree increments
The Werner Sherpa 4 Piece Paddle is an exceptionally smooth and responsive river running design that can fit in your checked luggage or be stowed in your kayak. With the precise blade shape for a more efficient forward stroke, the Sherpa gives you what you need to charge big water. 30Adeg blade offset balances solid bracing with reduced wind resistance. Premium fiberglass blade and shaft construction provides lightweight responsiveness and durability. With a more pronounced tip and more surface area above the center of the blade, this mid-sized design is optimized for a better forward stroke. Balanced blade design is smooth and powerful from catch to release. The four-piece Sherpa breaks down to easily packable sizes for a back-up or travel paddle. The center ferrule (joint) is a traditional stainless steel button system and the shaft to paddle joint is a stainless steel button system for an easy secure fit.
Mid-size BladeSurface Area: 680 sq inBlade Length x Width: 46 x 19.5 cmWeight for 197 (Straight Shaft): 964 g / 34 ozWeight for 197 (Neutral Bent Shaft): 1021 g / 36 ozWeight for 197 (4 pc Straight Shaft Only): 1162 g / 41 ozRecommended Length: 191 - 200 cmAvailable Length (Straight Shaft): 185 - 206 cm Available Length (Neutral Bent Shaft): 188 - 203 cmRecommended Lengths (4 pc Straight Shaft Only): 194, 197, 200, 203, 206, 209 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 Premium WW Fiberglass Laminate Cross Section A slight dihedral offers the right combination for both smooth maneuvering strokes and a powerful forward strokeHigh quality continuous weave fiberglass 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
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