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How to Choose a Kayak Paddle That’s Right For You

long blade paddleNow that you’ve got that new kayak or decided on the one you want, the next most important thing is to find the right type of paddle for your needs.

There are several things you need to consider when choosing a paddle. Generally speaking, the taller you are, the longer the paddle you will need and the wider your kayak is, the longer the paddle you will need. But there are several other factors that may affect your choice, like your paddling style, what type of paddling you intend to do and even your fitness level.

We hope this guide helps you make some of those decisions, but sometimes your choice will come down to how it works for you in practice. Sometimes you have to try a few before you find what really works for you, but we hope to help you narrow it down a bit. Continue reading