paddles are popular for being easier on your shoulders and upper body, and because they are excellent tools for sculling
and executing a wide variety of Greenland rolls.
Paddles are easilty custom sized to match you and your boat. A
basic solid wood Greenland paddle sells for $220 and is comparable in weight to a carbon fiber blade. Top of the line
Euro style whitewater paddles with bent laminated hardwood edges and veneer protected tips are priced at $450 with a range
of styles and options in between.