The Hapa is the mid-range paddle of KIALOA’s IKAIKA™ Series of SUP paddles. Our IKAIKA Series draws its strength from revolutionary Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic (CFRT®) Technology which adds the performance benefits of carbon and glass fibers to the strength of thermoplastic polymers, creating amazingly lightweight yet virtually indestructible paddles at an incredible price. The Hapa is the perfect blend of strength, weight and value for any paddler. The Hapa is available with two blade sizes. The Large has a width of 8 3/4 inches and the Small is 7 1/2inches.
Feature: Surface Area: Lg 100 in2, sm 89 in2 Large Blade Width: 8 3/4" Small Blade Width: 7 ½" Blade Length: 16 ½” Blade Angle: 10 degrees Blade Material: CFRT® and fiberglass Shaft Material: 50% fiberglass, 50% carbon Palm Grip: 100% fiberglass Weight: 26 oz
This Quickblade SUP Paddle is a fantastic mid range paddle. Fiberglass Blade allows this mixed paddle to come to life in all four phases of your stroke. The Carbon Glass Shaft is super lightweight and strong. The Ergonomic Grip is more function than form, making it easy on the hands. Even if you’re not a pro, this Quickblade SUP Paddle will help you take your paddle board skills to the next level.
Blade Size Guide
Larger Blade: Larger blade sizes are for more powerful paddlers and that need short powerful strokes (surf conditions). Those going with a bigger blade may want to cut their paddle an inch or two shorter than normal. The 100 and 110 blade sizes are intended for shorter more muscular paddlers who will be utilizing a high torque rate. Smaller Blade: The majority of paddlers especcialy those paddling flatwater conditions choose the 90. If you are a woman or a taller guy this is the paddle for you.
Paddle Height Guide Paddles should be cut 10 inches over your height for all flatwater paddling, 9 inches over your height for flatwater/surfing combo, 8 inches for paddle surf only use. If you are going with the 100 or 110 blade size you should subract an additional inch from the above suggested length.