Stikine 1-Piece Bent Small Shaft Whitewater Kayak Paddle
The Stikine uses Werner's most advanced technology in this river running paddle. Decades of testing on the river led Werner to develop a design worthy of this paddles namesake. Combined with Werner's Bomber construction for confidence for when the river fights back, it is no wonder it is the paddle trusted by the word’s best.
- Ultimate performance brings together all of Werner's most advanced designs.
- The volume of the buoyant, full carbon, blade gives confidence for rolling and bracing, especially in aerated rapids.
- Dihedral allows for smooth and stable forward paddling, a core philosophy for Werner.
- With white water specific reinforcement channels, Werner's low-profile back face design allows for a quieter catch and effortless exit of the stroke while maintaining strength.
- Dynel® edges and Kevlar® reinforcement protect the paddle from the rigors of the whitewater environment.
- Mid-sized blades are an ideal fit for the great majority of average size paddlers or those looking for higher cadence and less fatigue on longer rapids.
- Optimized flex and strength.
- Although Werner's Ultimate performance paddles are far and away their best paddling, the paddles unique design characteristics and materials do not make them Werner's most impact resistant. Look at Werner's Premium paddles for the highest impact resistance.
Shaft Type: Bent
Shaft Diameter: Small*
Shaft Material: Carbon Fiber
Blade Feather Angle: R30
Blade Shape: High-angle
Blade Dimensions: 46cm x 19cm
Blade Surface Area: 656cm
Blade Material: Carbon Fiber
*Choosing the proper shaft size (diameter of the shaft) for your hands assures a more comfortable experience on the water. You'll maintain a lighter grip for better technique, allowing better control and reduced fatigue. Measure your hand size by placing a ruler at the base of your hand (at the joint of your wrist) and measuring to the tip of your middle finger. If you measure smaller than 6.5" we suggest small shaft. Longer, go to our standard shaft. If you are on the line, we suggest you head on into our Paddle Sports Center and see for yourself. Paddlers with shorter, thicker fingers also gravitate to small shaft.