Mana Blade's Wood Outrigger Paddle are some of the best in the market. This paddle offers all the performance of the Mana Blade Round
, but at almost $100 cheaper. Instead of being made of balsa this wood outrigger paddle is made of basswood and poplar so it is a little heavier than balsa paddles, but at it's affordable price offers a great value. It has a thin blade that gives this paddle a clean entry and big bite in the catch. It's dehidral, or "bone" lets the water move freely from the paddle decreasing cavitation. Mana Blade's Wood Outrigger Paddles are great for first time paddlers and advanced paddlers alike.