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  Blade offset angle
  Posted by: paddlelite on Mar-20-12 9:00 AM (EST)
 

Good question as to why SUP paddle blades are canted, usually between 5 and 10 degrees. I don't think I've ever heard a satisfying explanation. Maybe it is for the same reason as for outrigger paddles, but I don't know that explanation either. If anyone would have the scoop, it would be Quickblade Paddles run by Jim Terrell, who was an Olympic canoeist.

http://quickbladepaddles.com/

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