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Re: Camano paddle
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: Frank:

I now paddle a Camano (not the carbon - tempting but too pricey). It is a good all around paddle if you like a dihedral wing type euro paddle. It takes some getting used to if you owned a flatter blade, but has nice bracing support and functions well at a low stroke angle with the top of the blade slightly forward of the bottom edge during a stroke. Holds its own at higher angle paddling, but definately tuned for low angle (knuckles on the coaming stuff). With the dihedral design it is easier to dive a blade when you are agressively bracing or sweeping for a roll.

Like any paddle, it is a matter of preferance. If there is a symposium in your area get there and check out a variety of paddles in real time.

FBC

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