Werner Paddles

Rio Whitewater Paddle

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  • Regular price $174.00

The Spanish word for river creates excitement in boaters of any language.

The Rio offers an advanced river running blade design at an introductory price. Mid-size blades are so well balanced and easy to use that we highly recommend the Rio for all entrants into whitewater who demand good paddle performance.


  • Standard Performance gives you Werner's heritage for a better paddling paddle at introductory prices.
  • Mid-sized river running blades give just the right amount of power without fatiguing the paddler. Designed for more efficient forward paddling.
  • Injection molded blades with designs direct from our Premium line offers gentle power and a smooth easy stroke.
  • The same Bomber shaft we use on our top of the line paddles. Available in straight shaft only, in standard or small diameter.
  • Fiberglass reinforced nylon injection molded blades are durable at a lower cost.



  • Shaft Option: Straight
  • Pieces: 1 Piece
  • Weight Grams: 1070g.
  • Weight Ounces: 37.75oz. 
  • Length Range: 152cm to 230cm in 1cm increments
  • Feather Angle: Right Hand Control 30 degree
  • Blade Surface Area: 655 cm2
  • Blade Length x Width:  41cm x 19.5cm

Call the shop for special orders or unlisted sizing.