QB Paddle Shaft Options
Not all shaft types are available for all paddles & configurations. Please check the shaft options available for each paddle in the Grip & Shaft dropdown on its details page.


Tapered Shafts

ROUND TAPERED SHAFT - CARBON FIBER
The round tapered shaft is 1.15" (29.2 mm) diameter on the lower end where it connects to the blade and tapers gradually towards the handle staying round in cross-section and is .95" (24.1 mm) where it connects to the handle.
It has a 39 average SSI (shaft stiffness index).
This shaft weighs ~240 grams at 56" (when making a 76" paddle)

OVAL TAPERED SHAFT - CARBON FIBER
The oval tapered shaft is 1.15" (29.2 mm) diameter on the lower end where it connects to the blade and tapers gradually towards the handle becoming oval in cross-section where you hold it with your lower hand and is .65" ( 16.5 mm) where it connects to the handle.
It has a 38 average SSI (shaft stiffness index).
This shaft weighs ~225 grams at 56" (when making a 76" paddle)



Straight Shafts (Non-Tapered)

ELIET FLYWEIGHT SHAFT - CARBON FIBER
The Elite Flyweight shaft is 1.05" (26.7 mm) diameter throughout the entire length of the shaft and has a 36 SSI (shaft stiffness index)
This shaft weighs ~215 grams at 56" (making a 76" paddle)