Are there many out there who regularly use BOTH Greenland AND Euro type paddles for just plain old cruising forward strokes? And what kind and type of strokes would those in this case be?
I'll explain the question a bit. I built a west greenland type paddle after having long followed the threads on this style here and on the building board. From many inputs I knew that no one style were required for either stroke or paddle, but was a bit apprehensive about the way many declared that "after" their euros were just gathering dust. Had a number of nice ones, if you see my problem .
However, now I find myself using a high angle and close stroke with both, almost exactly like my earlier euro paddle stroke, except that the tilt or forward cant of the blade has migrated from the greenland to the euros as well.
Whenever I move from one to the other, I experience some slight flutter, but it always goes away very quickly.