Teardrop Kayak Paddles
The Brača I is the world's first 'tear-drop' design, now the most widely used paddle style. It is designed to facilitate application of power in the beginning (catch) and in the middle of the stroke, enabling capabilities to obtain the “ultimate” forward stroke. It is available in three variants - normal, marathon (kevlar reinforced) and extra light.
The Brača II is based on the Brača I design, being a similar shape but it has increased blade pitch, which provides a firmer catch and more effortless exit than the Brača I. Designed primarily for Sprint racing but can also be used for longer distance. The Brača II is also available in the Extra Light construction for the athletes who prefer light and stiff characteristics.
The Brača IV is one of our most popular models here in Australia. The range of smaller blade sizes compared to the Brača I make this suit a wide range of paddlers. The carbon 60 variant provides a cost effective option for sea kayakers, and marathon and extra light versions of the normal model are also available.
The Brača VI is designed with a more extreme 'tear-drop' shape, which facilitates a very powerful catch.This design maximizes the working blade area when it is only partially submerged in the water, especially at the beginning and the end of the stroke cycle. The Brača VI is recommended for adult male athletes.
The Brača VII is a smaller, identically shaped version of the Brača VI, recommended for adult women athletes. It is an extreme 'tear-drop' shape, which facilitates a very powerful catch. This design maximizes the working blade area when it is only partially submerged in the water, especially at the beginning and the end of the stroke cycle. This model is also available in a carbon 60 version.
The Brača VIII is based on the latest innovative blade concept. It was designed and engineered to facilitate a softer catch and generation of smooth, precise and consistent strokes.
Brača XI Van Dusen
The Brača XI Van Dusen '92 is the newest addition to the Brača-Sport paddle line. It was originally designed by Ted Van Dusen in 1992 after three years of development and testing. The blade has a special twisted tear-drop shape which facilitates a powerful catch and clean exit. It's movement through the water is different from other Brača-Sport blades, therefore it requires a slightly different paddling technique. The Van Dusen is also available in marathon and extra-light construction.