Your friend on the water, Werner Amigo is a youth version of the ever popular Werner Rio. These paddles are predominantly white water focused, but are also perfect for recreational paddles and some short touring trips where high angle blades are more appropriate.
It’s rare that youth paddles are made to the same high specifications as adult performance style blades. The Little Dipper’s small sized blades and shaft options make it a perfect, powerful option for youth paddlers and those with a smaller frame.
The youth version of the Skagit, the long blades and smaller profile of Werner Sprite gives your youth paddler a gentle introduction to paddling. The touring profile is the perfect balance of power and energy conservation so that your child can stay on the water all day and keep up with older paddlers around them.
A firm favorite among OC1 and white water canoeists, Werner Bandit provides raw power and direction. The spooned shape to the blade and the aggressive paddle shape gives you a clean catch and direct drive, without inhibiting the release and recovery of the stroke.
High power without feeling the strain, Werner Nantahala is unbelievably smooth for a paddle with such a powerful stroke. With a symmetrical, ovaline blade, this is a dependable paddle. The Nantahala is a world renowned canoe paddle, used by expedition companies, paddling schools and personal boaters throughout the world.
When you’re heading out for a long open canoe trip, it’s important to have a paddle with you that you can depend on for the long days. Werner Journey’s buoyant fiberglass blade means that the Journey pops out of the water at the end of your stroke. An effortless recovery phase of a paddle stroke gives you the ability to cruise smoothly and cover ground easily on long days.
The Grand Canyon of the Stikine, in Canada, sets the mark for demanding, walled in grade five white water. Big rapids and demanding environments call for the best and the Werner Stikine paddle delivers high power strokes and effortless linked strokes, so you can focus on the line ahead.
The sherpas that work around the Himalayas have been an integral part of many of the most enterprising white water expeditions. These trips have changed the face of white water for generations to come. Reliable, solid and exactly what you want in a tricky situation, the Werner Sherpas are aptly named after these incredible peoples.
A firm favorite among smaller build paddlers, Werner Twist is the small blade version of the Side Kick and Player range. This top of the line white water paddle uses the same down turned blade technology to give you direct and powerful strokes, while allowing for a high stroke rate and immediate catch and release.
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