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The SURGE Pro Surf SUP Paddle is for paddlers who want to improve their surfing and stay in the water longer. The Surge SUP paddle offers more power, lighter weight and increased maneuverability. Throughout the design process all unnecessary weight was removed making this the lightest SUP surf paddle available. For example; a Surge Pro 82 cut to 70″ (178cm) is only 13.6 ounces (385 grams), at least 50 grams lighter than any other surf paddle. This reduced weight translates into an improved paddling experience while being easier on your body. Thanks to the design and optimized construction the Surge is also one of the strongest SUP paddles you will find and enjoys a near zero failure rate even in extreme Hawaiian surf..
The Surge SUP surf paddle is available in four blade sizes and a range of shaft options to suit all SUP surfers no matter their size, paddling location or style. The LARGE 87 sq in (568cm²) is designed for larger riders over 80kg. The MEDIUM 82 in² (519 cm²) is suited for riders 64 – 85kg. The SMALL 77 in² (485 cm²) is recommended for riders 50 – 70kg. New for 2018 is the X-Small 72 in² (446cm²) designed for smaller riders and grom paddlers in the 35-60kg range. Note that due to the increase efficiency and power experienced with the Surge paddlers can use smaller sup paddles than before and benefit from a higher cadence stroke. The Surge has become popular with foilers thanks to its on-demand grunt when you need to power up the foil and incredible lightweight during glides. The RDS is preferred by foilers because it is comfortable and easy to hold while navigating the bumps. .
The Surge proprietary blade holds the water securely generating smooth power delivery while eliminating lateral blade movement. The ‘Scooped Dihedral’ design grabs the water while enabling efficient release. On entry the blade corrects for poor alignment often associated with fatigue or hurried strokes. The extension of the tapered scoop towards the toe ensures that the paddle remains stable and delivers power even if you fail to get the full blade in the water. The drive is concentrated in the balanced sweet spot for a smooth and constant delivery during the power phase of the stoke
The shallow 8 degree blade angle promotes an aggressive paddle stroke and slightly shorter overall paddle lengths. We added a slight ridge along the front (forward facing) of the paddle, this increases paddle stiffness both vertically and laterally while adding increased strength. We smoothed out all edges to increase safety, increase strength and reduce board damage.
The Large (87) blade comes fitted with our Standard Diameter Shaft (SDS) ideal for bigger riders on larger boards, the Medium(82) and Small(77) and the X-Small(72) feature our Reduced Diameter Shaft (RDS) which is optimal for smaller riders and shorter boards. The Surge paddle is available with either a Medium or Flex shaft. Refer to the table below to find the ideal shaft for you based on your weight and needs..
- Use: SUP Surfing
- Rider Level: Intermediate to Pro
- Blade sizes:
- Large 87 in² (568cm²)
- Medium 82 in² (519cm²)
- Small 77 in²(485cm²)
- X-Small 72 in² (446cm²)
- Blade angle: 8 degrees
- Blade max width:
- Large = 18.7cm (7.36″)
- Medium = 17.5cm (6.89″)
- Small = 16.5cm (6.50″)
- X-Small = 15.5cm (6.10″
- Scooped Dihedral blade shaping
- 3k premium carbon pre-preg construction
- 82/77/72 Reduced Diameter Shaft (RDS) & 87 Standard Diameter Shaft (SDS)
- 100% Pre-Preg Carbon USA made shaft
- ‘Bumpy’ shaft for added grip and feel
- Slim line Blade/Shaft connection for positive energy transfer, efficiency and less drag.
- 100% carbon lightweight red T handle
- Hot Glue assembly for shock absorbing, easy adjustment & water tight fit
- Weight from 310 grams (10.9 oz)
72 sq in, 77 sq in, 82 sq in, 87 sq in