Explorer Aircore Pro Carbon Blade on a Carbon Straight Shaft - Available Autumn 2020


If you're not quite sure what paddle length you require please refer to our recommended paddle lengths table.

Height [Feet & Inches]Boat width under 26 inchesBoat width over 26 inches
5' 4" and under205 cm210 cm
5' 5" - 6'210 cm215 cm
6' and over215 cm220 cm

Supplied as a 2 piece paddle as standard.

Shaft indexed on both sides for maximised grip.

Adjustable ferrule allows up to 10 cm of extension in length.

This also allows the feather to be fully adjustable.

Light, powerful and efficient!

The high angle versatile design connects smoothly with the water, right from the catch through to the exit of each stroke.

Carbon blades are stiffer and more bouyant than glass blades providing improved performance.

The straight carbon shaft is also stiffer providing excellent power transfer, favoured by performance paddlers.

The shaft incorporates an oval grip and drip rings as standard.

The split joint allows quick and easy adjustment of length (up to 10 cm), angle and orientation whilst in the kayak without the need for tools.




Blade Size

650 cm2 Overall blade length 485mm, overall width 186mm.

Every set of VE Paddles is made in Britain, by hand, at our factory in Bristol. We take care at each step so you can rely on VE as your connection to the water. VE Paddles are made using pre-preg carbon and fiberglass materials and compression moulded construction techniques. Blades are fitted onto proprietary carbon or glass shafts; in straight, crank and split versions. All VE Paddles are assembled to a strict process, to ensure a quality finished product. VE Paddles come in a wide range of configurations. We offer popular models in standard lengths, angles and shaft types, plus the chance to customize for your style.The product descriptions and paddle length charts will help guide your choice, but If you want advice on what will work best for you, please get in contact with us. We aim to deliver within two weeks of receiving your order, although custom orders may take a little longer. If you have a broken or damaged paddle, we can often repair or replace to get you back on the water. VE paddles come with a 1 year warranty against manufacturing defects.

Shaft Detail