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Consider a straight shaft if you often need to cross currents or navigate a challenging route.

Choose a bent-shaft paddle if you want to go quickly and efficiently across calm water. When you exert the same power with a bent-shaft and a straight-shaft paddle, the bent-shaft style can provide as much as 20% more force in the water.

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