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Werner Paddles


Werner's lightest most elegant touring design.
Werner Paddles - Kalliste
Item: 090107-000508
Price: $415.00
Availability: In Stock



Kalliste: Greek Island, meaning the best

Werner's Kalliste is the ultimate low angle touring paddle offering an exceptionally light buoyant swing weight and silky smooth forward strokes.

The Kalliste's performance core blades have an exceptionally light buoyant feel on the water and silky smooth strokes that make paddling all day long feel effortless. The Kalliste is the ultimate choice for low angle kayakers. Its foam core gives it positive buoyancy, so it just pops out of the water at the end of your stroke without you really thinking about it. Quiet in, quiet out...that allows you to sneak up on wildlife and get the perfect photograph.


  • Mid-size blades offer gentle power and a smooth easy stroke.
  • Performance Core blades are buoyant, lightweight, and quiet.
  • Smooth forward strokes make paddling all day feel effortless.
  • Werner's lightest, most elegant touring design.
  • Low angle paddling is the most common paddling style using a more casual cadence.
  • Smart-View Adjustable Ferrule looks and feels like a 1-piece paddle.
  • Straight shaft carbon provides a more traditional feeling.
  • Standard and small diameter shaft sizes ensure you get a proper fit.

More Info

Surface Area: 650 sq cm 
Blade Length x Width: 52 x 16 cm 
Weight for 220cm Straight Shaft: 667 g / 23.5 oz

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Werner Kalliste   rating
Recently, I purchased a second kayak and the salesman (successfully) introduced us to the idea of investing in a Werner paddle (the Skagit) which, unfortunately, he did not have in the size that I required. In fact, I could not find the paddle anywhere in the country. After thinking a while, I decided to invest upward and purchased the Kalliste. The paddle is simply superb! It is well engineered, moves through the water effortlessly, assuring many additional miles of paddling. I’m sure that the paddle technically exceeds my modest paddling needs, but it increases the enjoyment of whatever paddling time I can carve out. My only concern is that, after the first paddle I noticed two surface “dings” that I hope do not get worse with use. In addition, Rutabaga was great to work with and I will look forward to working with them whenever I need anything in the future.

Reviewed by: Rick from Lexington, MA. on 9/13/2020

Werner Kalliste   rating
The Werner Kalliste is the perfect blend of art and function.I absolutely love it.

Reviewed by: JON CLARK from Campbellsport, WI 53010. on 6/8/2012