A good paddle is key to your enjoyment of a day on the water, and generally you get what you pay for. When selecting a paddle consider factors such as weight, strength and materials.
can certainly feel the difference between a top end product and a basic
one, but here is a selection of worthwhile paddles ranging from basic
"day touring" through more refined "touring" to the top-end
feather-lightweight paddles of carbon fiber, Kevlar and foam core.
A durable but affordable low angle paddle with glass reinforced nylon blades and 2-piece adjustable-angle aluminum shaft. A durable but affordable low angle paddle with glass reinforced nylon blades and 2-piece This paddle is surprisingly light at 1,130g. Fitted with oval rubber grips and drip rings. The blade shape is for low angle strokes. 2-piece: joined length 220cm, or 230cm..
A tough but affordable paddle designed for a high angle stroke. Glass reinforced nylon blades with a 2-piece adjustable angle aluminum shaft, oval hand grips, and rubber drip rings. Joined length 220cm. Weight 1,130g.
Super lightweight paddle, designed by Nigel Foster. The paddle for ultra-precise maneuvering. The smooth face and back design of the foam-core GS blade are crucial for precision and fine control. Weight of 2-piece 800g. Carbon, adjustable angle, 2-piece shaft, fiberglass foam-core blade.
The Nigel Foster AIR is extremely light, built to perfection, and a joy to use. Designed by Nigel Foster specifically for paddlers with the highest demands on quality
and weight. You can’t find a better-built product. Foam core/carbon
blade, carbon/Kevlar shaft. 2-piece. Weight 740g. Adjustable to 3 angles. Length 205cm
(Also comes in 215cm or 210cm)