Bad paddles suck, regardless of the boat.
Good paddles improve the experience in any boat.
Too heavy or wrong sized paddles can ruin a paddling outing and one's perception of paddling.
I enjoy paddling my beat up solo canoe that I bought for $250 with my ZRE paddle that retails for about the same as I paid for the canoe.
I dislike paddling my $2500 canoe with any paddle larger than the 8.25" wide by 19" ZRE blade.
Full Size Sail Rig
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