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Werner Paddles Player or Sidekick Name:
Werner Paddles Player or Sidekick
Item#:
PL-SK
Price/ea:
$250.00

Play Paddles

Player | mid-size blade

MSRP:
Straight Shaft $250
Neutral Bent Shaft $345
4pc: Straight Shaft Only $300
(prices are in U.S. currency)


To learn more about the Player check out this video

The Player is the most popular choice for serious play boaters who want to get after it! Featuring mid size down turned blades, the Player offers a great combination of power and responsiveness.

  • Mid-sized blades fit the widest range of delivery
  • Down turned blades enter the water sooner for more initial power & won't trip up on your boat
  • Werner's legendary bomber strength
Surface Area 675 sq cm
Blade Length x Width 48 x 20cm
Weight for 197cm
Straight Shaft 936g/33oz
Neutral Bent Shaft 1070g/37.75oz
4pc: Straight Shaft Only 1134g/40oz
Recommended Length 191-200cm
Available Lengths:
Straight Shaft 185-206cm
Neutral Bent Shaft 188-203cm
4pc: Straight Shaft Only 194,197cm

The Side Kick's large blades offer the ultimate combination of power and responsiveness for strong, well conditioned, play boaters.

  • Larger blades are powerful from catch to release for strong and well conditioned paddlers
  • Down turned blades enter the water sooner for more initial power & won't trip up on your boat
  • Werner's legendary bomber strength

Surface Area 725sq cm
Blade Length x Width 48 x 20cm
Weight for 197cm
Straight Shaft 964g/34oz
Neutral Bent Shaft 1099g/38.75oz
4pc: Straight Shaft Only 1162g/41oz
Recommended Length 191-200cm
Available Lengths:
Straight Shaft 185-206cm
Neutral Bent Shaft 188-203cm
4pc: Straight Shaft Only 194,197cm

FEATURES & FIT OPTIONS

Create a custom fitting paddle to increase your performance, reduce your fatigue and have more fun on the water. All Whitewater Premium paddles come standard with our Premium Fiberglass laminate blade design. You choose Straight Shaft or Neutral Bent Shaft; in either our Standard or Small Diameter shafts. Then use your height and boat width to determine the correct paddle length. Visit Werner's Fit Guide to customize your paddle.

FEATURES & OPTIONS:

Mid-sized Playboating Blade

  • Down turned blades enter the water sooner for more initial power & won't trip up on your boat
  • Mid-sized blades fit the widest range of kayakers

Premium WW Fiberglass Laminate Cross Section

  • A slight dihedral offers the right combination for both smooth maneuvering strokes and a powerful forward stroke
  • High quality continuous weave fiberglass materials for the lightest strongest paddle available

Straight Shaft

  • More traditional feeling and generally less expensive.
  • The lightest weight option available.
  • Continuous length allows for easy hand movement.

Neutral Bent Shaft

  • Neutral bent shafts naturally aligns wrists to reduce fatigue
  • More hand to shaft contact for increased control
  • Immediate comfort and reduced strain with lighter grip
  • Light weight with Werner durability
  • Balanced for precise control and comfort

Standard and Small Diameter Shaft

  • Two shaft sizes ensure you get a proper fit.
  • A good fit allows you to use a light grip, reducing fatigue and increasing comfort and performance.
  • Hands larger than 7” fit our Standard Shaft.
  • Hands smaller than 6.5” fit our Small Shaft
  • Hands between 6.5” and 7” - try both!

Correct Length

  • Locate the closest combination of paddling style and paddler height listed.
  • Add length for inflatable and sit-on-top kayaks
  • Use this chart as a starting point and contact a Werner representative for more information if needed 800.275.3311.

Length
Feather Angle
Shaft/Blades
1 or 2-Piece?
Player or Sidekick
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