Kalliste Adjustable Straight Shaft

[ kuh - list - uh ]

Greek, meaning the "best", which describes its feeling on the water.

Product Image

Kalliste Adjustable Straight Shaft

The Kalliste is our most advanced low-angle paddle, with our best paddling design and construction features. You’ll feel exceptionally light, buoyant strokes while the smooth back face gives a quiet entrance and exit from the water. The Kalliste is the smart choice for those touring with a low-angle style of paddling and wanting the conservative yet powerful feel of a mid-sized blade.


Ships within 1-5 business days

  • Ultimate performance brings together all of our most advanced designs.
  • Mid-sized blades are an ideal fit for the great majority of average size paddlers.
  • The volume of the buoyant, full carbon, blades creates an exceedingly light feel for effortless and confident strokes.
  • Dynel® blade edges use a composite roping material, that is impact and abrasion resistant. This, along with a stronger design and construction, makes the Kalliste the choice over our Ovation model for more rugged paddling enviornments.
  • Dihedral allows for smooth and stable forward paddling, a core philosophy for Werner.
  • Smooth back face makes for cleaner entry and exit of your strokes and an elegant feel on the water.
  • Optimized flex and strength. Choose our carbon straight shaft in Standard Diameter or Small Diameter.
  • Read our Advanced Designs + Advanced Fit section below for even more information on this paddle.
  • The adjustable LeverLock system allows for up to 20cm of adjustment. Offered in two ranges: 220-240cm and 240-260cm
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Bisphenol A and Dichloromethane, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Performance Level
Ultimate

Our Ultimate Performance brings together all of our most advanced designs. Paddles that offer Ultimate Performance have an exceptionally light, buoyant and quiet feel on the water.

Blade Designs
Blade Dihedral-Kayak

Dihedral blade shape was created to direct water to flow evenly off each side of the blade creating a smooth and stable stroke.

Asymmetrical Blade Shape

Asymmetrical kayak blades are designed for a balanced forward stroke by reducing the flutter on each stroke.

Dynel Edge

Dynel is an extremely abrasion and impact resistant edge material. Key to protecting your investment if you come in contact with rocks or reef often in your paddling.

Ultimate - Carbon Dynel Reinforced

The volume of our proprietary foam core, carbon, along with dynel edges are impact and abrasion resistant.

Blade Shape
Low Angle

Low Angle is the most popular as it is more universal. Primarily being more relaxed while allowing folks to paddle at a higher performance.

Shaft Features
Straight Shaft

For those that like a traditional, simple feel. Our attention to detail in texture, indexing and flex allows for confident control and comfort all day long.

Standard and Small Diameter Shaft

Available in Small or Standard diameter. Dial in your fit for better control, more comfort and less fatigue. Smaller built paddlers tend to like the feel of small shaft.

Carbon - Straight

Our carbon straight shaft is designed with light weight and strong 100% carbon fiber material.

Adjustable Touring Shafts

The LeverLock system offers 20cm of easy adjustment to fit a wide range paddle lengths. Available in both standard and small fit shaft options.

Product Specifications

Shaft Option Pieces Weight Grams Weight Ounces Length Range
Straight Adjustable Length 723g. 25.5oz. 220-240cm, 240-260cm and 260-280cm
Blade Surface Area 643 cm2
Blade Length x Width 52cm x 16.5cm
Advanced Fit. Advanced Design.

Learn why our paddles have an unmatched feel in your hands and on the water.