Paddle For Sea Kayaking or Sea Kayak Paddle
The Vertical Elements Explorer Glass, a 2 piece sea kayak paddle that is ideal for sea kayaking, kayak touring and also kayak angling. This is a great paddle for coastal trips, open water crossings and even longer trips along your local canal; as iit offers great levels of performance. This high angle sea kayak paddle is very versatile as it does offer you the potential to adjust the length by up to 10cm, you can also alter the angle of feather to suit the prevailing weather conditions.
VE Paddles have designed the Explorer Glass sea kayak paddle to feature a set of multi layer fibreglass blades. The section of the blades that are adjacent to the blades are one thickness, they then get thicker for the next section the paddle and then for the last section of the blades they get thicker again. This ensures that this sea kayak paddle has the perfect balance between weight and durability. These fibreglass paddles blades are the mounted on a 2 piece fibreglass paddle shaft. The paddle shaft has a moderate degree of flex, each side of the paddle shaft is then indexed to offer a better grip for the paddler. Located in the centre of the paddle shaft is a leverlock paddle joint. This kayak joining spigot enables you to lengthen the paddle by up to 10cm It also has the potenatial to change the kayak paddle feather angle. You can change this from a left handed kayak paddle to a right handed kayak paddle. You can also change the feather from 0 degrees though to 85 degress. Finally, the final feature of this paddle for sea kayaking is the addition of the kayak paddle drip guards. These drip rings prevent water from running off the baldes, down onto the shafts and getting your hands cold and wet.
The Kayak Sport Pro Paddle Leash, an essential piece of sea kayak safety gear. In the event of capsizing, a kayak paddle leash can make the difference to a successful sea kayak rescue. A kayak paddle leash is a very simple piece of kit; it simply secures your kayak paddle to your chosen kayak. Whilst this may not seem a highly important issue, in the event of a capsize it is. The last thing you want is to get back in your kayak, to find your paddle leash has drifted off. This Kajak Sport paddle leash is very simple; it has a 1m length of 4mm bungee cord. On the one end it has a webbing strap to secure around your paddle shaft, whilst on the opposite end it has a secure deck ball system. This is designed to easily attach to your kayak deck lines.
The Palm sea kayak paddle float, an essential piece of sea kayaking safety gear. Having capsized this will help you get back in your kayak all on your own. It will support and stabilise you in a choppy sea. It has a small compact size so it’s easy to store when not in use. The paddle float has a sleeve that you insert your paddle into, you then inflate it around your paddle blade and a safety strap then secures this in position. The inflation hose has a twist valve for efficiency and there is then a large dump valve on the float itself. General Features
Large Inflation Tube
Pocket to secure / store inflation tube
Safety Strap to secure the float to the paddle
PVC Coated nylon construction
With paddles being such a critical item they are certainly worth looking after during transport and storage. After all, composite shafts are easily damaged and this can lead to instant failure on the water. These HF Paddle bags afford protection and are available to suit 1 piece paddles up to 205cm. Alternatively, choose the 135cm size for split touring paddles.
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