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Re: Greenland stroke and paddle design

: Just to update, I have wet sanded the paddle down to 1500 grit, and it no
: longer chews up my hands. I am wondering if I need to have a special
: winter paddle for the cold season so my gloves don't slip.

I don't try using the GP in the winter, paddle is too wet and I've yet to find gloves that are completely waterproof. Having 35 - 40 degree water running on my hands is a bit "too" cold.

Bill H