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Hi guys, is the ZRE, all carbon paddle, a good paddle, for long distance in Hawaiian waters, wind an all. If not which do you recommend?

Submitted by Spaniardgipsy on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 10:49pm

It's an alright lightweight paddle, but in windy conditions, you want to have a bit of weight to control or else you might end up hitting your gunwales or even your ama.

When it's windy, I prefer to use a wood/hybrid such as my Pure Paddle, Mana Blade or Kialoa Axel II. They have just the right swing weight whether it's windy or not.

I always bring an all carbon and a wood/hybrid and strap the one I don't use on the rear iako. That way I can always change according to my needs.

#1 Thu, 10/20/2011 - 11:07pm

Thanks for the replay

#2 Fri, 10/21/2011 - 12:31am

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