Nantahala Adjustable Straight Shaft

[ nan - tuh - hey - luh ]

One of the most visited river runs in the country, located in North Carolina

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Nantahala Adjustable Straight Shaft

The Nantahala offers an excellent balance of power for a smooth stroke in a light weight and durable canoe paddle. Symmetrical blade shape designed for predictable forward paddling and maneuvering strokes.


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  • Premium Performance uses material choice and manufacturing skill to allow for a perfect combination of light swing weight and stiffness. Fiberglass blade construction gives you a compromise between swing weight and value.
  • Optimized flex and strength with our Bomber fiberglass shaft.
  • Oval index for added control.
  • Bright Pearl fiberglass blade.
  • Enhanced ABS T-grip is designed for maximum control and greater durability.
  • Read our Advanced Designs + Advanced Fit section below for even more information on this paddle.
  • Available in LeverLock 8" adjustable. 54 - 62". Designed with an ABS palm grip for maximum control and greater durability.
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Performance Level
Premium

Paddles that offer Premium Performance give you the right combination of light weight, stiffness, and durability. Whether you choose our Fiberglass or Carbon laminated blades, these are our most impact resistant paddles.

Blade Designs
Blade Dihedral-Canoe

By adding a dihedral to our canoe blade design, water is given direction to flow easily off the blade which minimizes flutter.

Premium - Fiberglass

Our most impact and abrasion resistant blades with fiberglass construction that are known for durability.

Blade Shape
Symmetrical

Symmetrical shape allows for smooth forward paddling as well as prys and draws for more immediate and precise control.

Shaft Features
Canoe Whitewater Shaft

We're able to place our choice of fiberglass and carbon materials exactly where it's needed for an unmatched combination of flex, weight and strength.

Whitewater Fiberglass - Straight

Built for the rigors of the whitewater environment, our fiberglass shafts have the highest level of strength.

Adjustable Canoe Shafts

The LeverLock System offers 8 inches of easy adjustment to fit a wide range saddle, seat, and paddler heights.

Product Specifications

Shaft Option Pieces Weight Grams Weight Ounces Length Range
Straight 2 Piece 843g. 29.75oz. LeverLockĀ® (54" - 62")
Blade Surface Area 138 in2
Blade Length x Width 21.5in x 8.25in
Our Commitment to the Paddler

On behalf of the folks at Werner Paddles, we make a promise that our pride and quality workmanship will be evident every time you pick up our paddle. You can see it in our unsurpassed attention to quality and feel it with every paddle stroke.