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Werner Camano
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Pros Light weight, secure locking mechanism, high performance bladesReliable, lightweight, easy to adjust and extend.Featherweight, sleek blade design, enhanced paddling styleVery sturdy and durable locking mechanism, smooth blade performance, easy to adjust, lightweightSecure locking mechanism, light weight carbon blend shaft
Cons Expensive, blades prone to wear if not treated well, locking mechanism can get stickyQuestionable graphicsExpensive, not for the careless userIn the more expensive rangeHeavier than some models available, locking system can become stiff to adjust
Bottom Line The Camano is a solid option for those looking for a higher performance from their touring paddle.A strong contender across all metrics, this durable paddle is adjustable and lightweight.A transformational paddle designed to effortlessly deliver smooth powerful strokes.Spend 10 minutes comparing this paddle to the bottom spec paddles, and even a novice paddler will feel the difference.Premium features without the shiny finish or heavy price tag.
Rating Categories Werner Camano Pungo Glass Werner Kalliste Aqua-Bound Sting Ray Carbon Werner Skagit FG
Performance (40%)
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Ease Of Adjustment (20%)
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Locking Mechanism Security (15%)
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Weight (15%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs Werner Camano Pungo Glass Werner Kalliste Aqua-Bound Sting... Werner Skagit FG
Measured Weight 820g 970g 816g 850g 1000g
Shaft Material / Construction Carbon blend 50% carbon/50% fiberglass Carbon fiber Carbon Carbon blend
Blade Shape Dihedral, asymmetrical Asymmetrical Asymmetrical Dihedral, asymmetrical Dihedral, asymmetrical
Shaft Shape Straight Straight Straight Straight Straight
Style Low-Angle Low-Angle Low-Angle Low-Angle Low-Angle
Offset 0, 15, 30, 45, 60 L and R None 0, 15, 30, 45, 60 0, 15, 30, 45, 60 L and R 0, 15, 30, 45, 60 L and R
Weight (230cm) advertised 761g 850.5g 652g 865g 953g
Breaks Down To 2 piece 2 piece 2 piece 2 piece 2 piece
Blade Material/Construction Fiberglass laminate fiberglass composite Carbon fiber/foam core abX Carbon Reinforced Nylon Fiberglass reinforced nylon
Length Options 205 to 260 cm in 5 cm increments 220 - 240 cm 220, 230, 240 cm 210, 220, 230, 240, 250 cm 205 to 260 cm in 5 cm increments
Adjustment style Smart View Adjustable Rock-solid LeverlockĀ® ferrule system Push button Posi-LokĀ® ferrule system Smart View Adjustable
Other Options N/A Also available with higher blade construction ( Pungo Carbon) N/A Available with smaller diameter shaft Also available with higher blade construction
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