Submitted: 11-26-2002 by mike-aka-tig
Long-term evaluation of the Werner Camano bent-shaft: After 54 days and 1900 plus/minus miles, we paddled around the entire shoreline of Lake Powell, starting and ending at Bullfrog Marina, staying within 10-15 feet of the wall on the right side of the yak. A long-term paddle trip like that reveals the true nature of equipment, lot's of stuff didn't work or hold up the test of time and usage. After all that, the Werner Camano carbon fiber bent shaft was a real joy, light and strong, and took all the abuse of many groundings, rock collisions, was stepped on in the dark and finally, was used to dig in deadmen for the tent during 50 plus MPH winds. THIS PADDLE IS THE BEST AROUND!