Werner Shuna Carbon

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The Werner Shuna is a classic all-around high-angle paddle. The versatile mid-size blades fit a wide range of kayakers for both technical paddling and general touring. Light, durable and super efficient. Werner's exclusive Neutral Bent Shaft positions your hands for the best balance, comfort and control, helping reduce discomfort in your wrists and arms. Great for skilled, average-strength kayakers looking for an efficient, easy-to-handle high-angle paddle. Carbon fiber continuous-weave blades for exceptional strength-to-weight ratio and long-lasting durability. Curved dihedral blade face reduces "flutter" and enhances maneuverability, helping you smoothly link strokes. 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. To keep your Smart-View Ferrule working properly, after each use take the paddle apart and rinse both parts of the ferrule thoroughly with fresh water. Store the two parts of the paddle with the blades up. And NEVER use a lubricant on the ferrule; that will collect debris. 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.


Werner Shuna 2-Piece Carbon Kayak Paddle - The Shuna 2-Piece Carbon Kayak Paddle by Werner is powerful yet light weight and durable, great for active or relaxed paddling and is one of the most popular high angle touring paddles. The mid-sized blades fit a wide range of kayakers and are versatile and easy to use during advanced maneuvers or all around touring. The Shuna 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. Recommended for high angle paddling which is typically a more aggressive style of paddling with a faster cadence and a larger variety of strokes being used on each paddle outing. The high angle design has short wide blades for a powerful catch and stroke with a slight dihedral for smooth linking strokes. The paddle is kept at a high angle relative to the water and a faster cadence is used so it is best for linking a variety of maneuvering strokes. Also good for lumpy water paddling in adverse conditions that include deep water waves, current and wind-blown confused water of all sizes while exposure to steep, dumping waves against the shoreline is limited and carried out with studied expertise. If you are in the market for a classic all around paddle that will take anything you can throw at it, you have found it with the Shuna 2-Piece Carbon Kayak Paddle by Werner.

- Outdoorplay

Reach for the Werner Shuna 2-Piece Paddle with carbon blades when you need a paddle that rewards a high-angle paddling style. Carbon from blade to shaft, this touring paddle feels light in your hands and swift in the water. Smaller kayakers will love the Shuna for it's minimal resistance and larger, more conditioned paddlers can take advantage of the nimble design to maintain a high cadence when paddling. Take the Shuna out for an afternoon on the ocean or a long trek through your local lake chain.

- Backcountry.com

The Shuna carbon paddle from Werner is a popular choice among paddlers with a high-angle touring style.