Werner Little Dipper

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Werner designed the Little Dipper paddle with smaller framed adventures in mind. This premium low-angle paddle has a reduced blade size and a slimmer shaft option to match the shorter and smaller handed stature of petite paddlers. These sizing adjustments offer smaller paddlers more comfortable control on the water with an effortless stroke that reduces fatigue and lets you paddle longer and explore further. The longer low-angle blade is suited to a more relaxed cadence and prolonged paddling on extended trips. Whatever your day on the water looks like, Werner added high-performance blade features to promote the best stroke possible. The asymmetrical blade shape reduces torque for enhanced balance while the dihedral design provides even water dispersion for a smooth stroke. A durable fiberglass construction means this blade can handle any accidental kayak impact or rock abrasion along the way. An ideal combination of flex and strength, the carbon blend shaft offers lightweight stiffness that reduces swing weight for efficient stroke power. Werner added the Smart View Adjustable ferrule System which not only provides a secure one-piece feel to this two-piece paddle but also allows for a customizable feather for neutral wrist alignment.

- Backcountry.com

A smaller version of the Camano paddle, the Little Dipper is designed for smaller boaters and women. This highly popular touring paddle features small blades that pull easily through a stroke, putting less stress on joints. The Neutral Bent Shaft positions your hands for the best balance, comfort and control, helping to reduce discomfort in wrists and arms .Specs: Features: * Light swing weight reduces fatigue. * Dihedral blade face and Asymmetrical design create a smooth forward stroke. * Best all around touring blade design for women and smaller paddlers. * Adjustable Ferrule System Blade Specs: * Fiberglass * Size: 48x15cm, 18.9"x 5.9" * 550sq cm * Asymetrical Shaft Specs: * Fiberglass/Carbon blend * Neutral Bent Shaft * Adjustable Ferrule 0-75deg * Two piece Paddle Weight: * 907g (32oz) at 220cm.

- Mountains Plus

Small-size BladeSurface Area: 550 sq cmBlade Length x Width: 48 x 15 cmWeight for 220 cm (straight shaft): 780 g / 27.5 ozWeight for 220 cm (Neutral Bent shaft): 843 g / 29.75 ozRecommended Length: 220-240 cmAvailable Lengths (straight shaft): 205-260 cmAvailable Lengths (straight shaft): 205-240 cm Features & Options: Small-sized Premium Blades Small-sized blades are gentle on joints and great for smaller paddlers.Lighter, buoyant feel on the water.Carbon weave for lightest weight to strength ratio.Dihedral for smooth forward strokes. Low Angle Paddling The most common paddling style using a more casual cadence.The paddle is kept at a low angle relative to the water and a relaxed arching stroke is used.Smooth forward stroke reduces fatigue. Smart-View Adjustable Ferrule Elegant, easy to use design.Low profile button looks and feels like a 1-piece paddle.Internal gear system for precise fit.Viewing window shows you your offset.Adjusts feather left or right in 15 degree increments.You determine what feather works best for you. Neutral Bent Shaft Carbon 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! Light Swing Weight Swing weight is the weight you feel each time you lift your blade during a stroke.A light swing weight reduces fatigue and makes paddling more fun. 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

Features of the Werner Little Dipper 2 PC Straight Small Shaft Paddle Premium Performance Uses material choice and manufacturing skill to allow for a perfect combination of light swing weight and stiffness. Carbon blade construction gives you our lightest swing weight option. Small sized blades Are an ideal Fit for smaller paddlers. Dihedral allows for smooth and stable forward paddling, a core philosophy for Werner. Optimized flex and strength. Brightly colored translucent fiberglass laminate blades in solids or HD Graphics. The Smart View Adjustable ferrule is the most simple, precise Fitting on the market.

- Moosejaw

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