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Spare paddle...single blade

What do y'all use for a spare paddle on short trips? I am thinking of making a single blade wooden one for a handy spare, to stow on rear deck. I tie on (rear deck...silly) a two piece double blade (dissassembled) for longer trips or if condditions are questionable. For lesser trips I carry one-half of my Osprey two-piece/spare, but don't look forward to ever needing it because of lack of a top handle/grip.

Thank you