Boatsie wrote: short stick has hands doing something, upper grip is superior hence force application far from fulcrum looks like a strong braced water hold.
The other thing about wide short kayaks and speed, they are slower. Long and skinny is fast.
I have no idea why a Storm paddle would be wanted for general paddling ...
Boatsie wrote: "I have no idea why a Storm paddle would be wanted for general paddling ..."
They look brilliant brother.
When very cold, upper can be held easier..
Up wind less windage.
Can be powered like a canoe oar .... lots thrown into her.
Not to (too) high air when a rudder.
Down side is skill reliance. Skill fun to learn though and when needed be nice being comfortable with that.
I think I'm in love my brother.
Boatsie wrote:was thinking nice short stick easy to throw around, been dry near 2 years.
A storm gp wouldn't have that outreach buoyancy.
short piece of wood easier to find than a long piece of wood.
I don't read wood well,
off to Mitre10/Bunnings
Boatsie wrote:Too late. $12.50 at 3.6 m length.
hope to paddle with u 1 day, Nathan
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