ZSS Evolve Series (Kayak/Ski)

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The Evolve blade is a predictable and great blade choice for paddlers of all levels of ability. The tear drop blade has a small learning curve and paddlers will enjoy how quickly they become comfortable with it. Accompanied by an oval shaft, this blade is one you can just pick up and go with.


The ZSS carbon fibre paddles represent the highest quality in construction and finish.

The quality of construction and finish of these carbon paddles is second to none. These are truly a $600+ paddle with a $200 saving…you get a sale price every day of the year. CNC machined high-density foam core is sandwiched by aero-grade quality carbon fibre cloth with an epoxy matrix. Machined aluminium heated molds provide the ability to produce a superb gloss finish. Reinforcing is provided in critical areas to ensure these blades will stand up to the rigors of surf racing. These blade are constructed to meet the demands of flat water and surf paddlers world wide. The construction of these blades is made to the specifications of Zenith Sport Sciences and is designed for paddlers by a paddler. This is not an off-the shelf product. The Evolve blades are available in a four blade sizes, with a medium or stiff round shaft and custom length and angle.

Which blade size for me?

We recommend you email or call us so that we can make the best recommendation for your needs. Below is a brief guide to help point you in the right direction.

Evolve Blade Small Small/Medium Medium Medium/Large
Area (sq.cm) 720 735 750 820
Dimensions (cm) 15.0 x 49 15.5 x 50 16.0 x 50 16.5 x 53
Weight (g) 640 +/- 20 660 +/- 20 720 +/- 20 740 +/- 20

Small – young male and female paddlers, less smaller built males and females
Small/Medium – smaller and recreational male paddlers, strong females
Medium – very strong females, medium to strong males
Medium/large – very strong males

Oval Shaft Options

Adjustable (plastic adjustor) or Fixed Length – Oval Shaft
50% clear carbon (28.2mm OD – tape finish) – medium stiff – recommended for most paddlers
50% carbon coloured (28.3mm OD – smooth finish) – medium stiff – recommended for most paddlers

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