For those that appreciate good design, craftsmanship and ultimately performance, but need to follow their budget. Utilizing the same great fiberglass shaft, and Family adjustable system, as the Vibe, step up to a stiffer and lighter fiberglass blade with the Thrive. You’ll feel cleaner, more powerful strokes and feel less fatigue all day long.
More about Thrive 95:
For those that take a more casual approach to paddling, we still want you to experience the feel of a Werner Paddle on the water.
10 Degree blade to shaft offset is utilized to help the Versatile use paddler excel. For the paddler who does a bit of everything, some touring, surfing, fishing, fitness, the compromise for forward paddling and bracing is 10 degree.
Dihedral blade shape was created to direct water to flow evenly off each side of the blade creating a smooth and stable stroke.
Standard performance blades are both lighter and more stiff than our injection molded blades.
The innovators of the Long Slender Rectangular blade shape. Our blade shape is far and away the most gentle on the body with a softer feel and higher cadence without having to sacrifice blade surface area.
"Wrapped" refers to the process in how these shafts are made. Different from our upper end shafts, you can feel the comfortable outside layer.
The "Tweener" size shaft was designed to be the perfect compliment to our Family Adjustable system. With a diameter between our Small Fit and Standard Fit, "Tweener" truly fits a variety of hand sizes.
Family Adjustable. Offers a full 16" of height range, fitting paddlers from 4'10" to 6'2" with a simple and easy to use mechanism. Matched with our Tweener shaft to fit hands of all sizes.
Family Travel. For those looking for ease of travel with their paddle we have Family Adjustable system, but in a break down. Tweener shaft and a full 16" of height range, fitting paddlers from 4'10" to 6'2" with ease.
|Shaft Option||Pieces||Weight Grams||Weight Ounces||Length Range|
|Straight||1 Piece||709g.||25oz.||50" - 84" in 1" increments.|
|Straight||Family Adjustable||765g.||27oz.||68" to 84" Easily fits 4'10" to 6'2"|
|Straight||Family Travel||801g.||28.25oz.||68" to 84" Easily fits 4'10" to 6'2"|
|Blade Surface Area||95 in2|
|Blade Length x Width||18.75in x 7in|
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