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Tuesday, 13 March 2018 11:06 | Category : Latest Surfski News

"There is no good reason to use feather angle on your paddle," said Oscar Chalupsky (in his usual assertive manner.)  The surfski.info forum has seen something of a debate raging on this topic in the last couple of weeks; I knew that Oscar had been encouraging beginners to use zero feather, so I called him to ask for his views.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 15:55 | Category : Latest Surfski News

[Editor: Brett McDonald wrote this from a marathon paddler's perspective, but it applies equally to the surfski world - when racing on flat water or upwind.  As you'll see, wash (or slip) riding helps an enormous amount.  Thanks Brett for letting us use this article!]

Friday, 20 January 2017 10:05 | Category : Latest Surfski News

CAUTION – EXTRA GEEKY PADDLE POST,” read the introduction to Roei’s posts on Facebook. Roei is a geek – but he’s also been an Olympic grade paddler, a professional coach and is now sales director for Motionize, the world’s first affordable paddle tracking system. The posts caused plenty of interest so I’ve consolidated them and publish them here with Roei’s kind permission.

Sunday, 06 February 2011 18:33 | Category : Latest Surfski News

There is considerable debate these days about the best feather angle for a kayak paddle (or whether to feather the paddle at all). The following discussion should give you some information to decide what is best for you — there is no single best feather angle for everybody.

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