Category Archive: paddles

information on our SUP and Outrigger paddles including new designs and prototypes

Jul 18

QB FAQ: What Length Should My Paddle Be??

In this FAQ video, Jimmy discusses the long debated question.. what length paddle should I get??

Aug 17

The Ladies at Jamie’s Race

As mentioned in our previous post – the Quicksilver Watermen’s Festival was a tremendous success on all levels. From the opening 5 mile and 1 mile races to the exciting Survivor series- the full day of racing went by in a blink of an eye. Of all the races over the weekend none was more …

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Aug 17

Now that’s a TRIFECTA (and then some) -The Guys at Jamie’s Race!

This past weekend was the inaugural Quicksilver Watermen’s Festival. The brainchild of our own Jamie Mitchell, this event was a world class paddle race in a family friendly, fun atmosphere. The crown jewel was Jamie’s innovative Survivor Format. A last man standing kind of race series that features five races in one. Competitors race an M course …

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May 18

We Have Vector Net Paddles! And So Should You!

After lots of experimentation that came from our Matchsticks program we are so happy to announce the wide release of our new Vector Net paddle line up. These are really beautiful paddles! So what is this construction? It is both carbon and fiberglass – a hybrid construction. We start by painting the core of the …

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Feb 11

Welcome Our New Blade Sizes! V 71 and Trifecta 76

After the success of the V Drive and Trifecta we started to get a number of requests from the groms and smaller paddlers of the world — Can’t you make me something smaller? Well, guess what… we did.. and we did so in a couple colors as well as our traditional all carbon construction. The …

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Jan 15

QB Matchsticks!!

Match Sticks! They were all the rage at the SURF EXPO in Florida this weekend. And from the ringing phones and emails, sounds like you all are just as excited about these new paddles as we are. Truthfully, the concept was hatched by the mad scientist about a year ago. After seeing the prominence of the …

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Jan 14

What’s in Their Hands? Paddle Stats, Part 2

First off, thank you to everyone for all of the amazing comments, thoughts and sentiments after we did the last post about our paddles being used by more of the world’s top 25 racers then any other paddle brand. If you missed that original post, check it out here. Since the original post, our friend at …

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Dec 08

The Trifecta and V Drive FG/CA

After a year of R and D, we are so excited to announce the release of our FG/CA Trifecta and V Drive paddles just in time for the holidays. These are the exact same molds and templates as their winning all carbon cousins. The new paddles also come in fleet of new color choices ! …

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Nov 24

QB Stocking Stuffers 2015 (Under $25 QB gifts)

It’s the holidays and that means gift giving. We not only make the best paddles for the best paddlers, but also a whole bunch of accessories and other items designed to help you live the aquatic lifestyle we all get to enjoy. I thought it be fun to list off some of our favorite QB stocking stuffers …

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Sep 23

Try The Paddle First

I am one of the people (along with Stacey and Hugo) who take all of the incoming calls to Quickblade. If you call us during office hours, chances are you will be getting at least one of the three of us on the phone. Most may not realize it – but our average phone call …

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