Which Hydro?
WHICH HYDRO?
With three paddles in the Hydro collection how do you select the right one for your paddling needs?
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
Which Hydro?
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
THE FASTEST SUP FIN
our smallest, lightest & fastest sup race fin, the condor is for paddlers looking for that extra gear.
Surge | Reviewed
SURGE | Reviewed
What Customers Say About Our Surge SUP Surf Paddle
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
Reviewed: Hydro FlowX
REVIEWED:
HYDRO FLOW-X
The response to our new Hydro FlowX has been overwhelming
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
Pandemic paddler
PANDEMIC PADDLER, NOW WHAT?
WELCOME TO A SUPPORTIVE SUP COMMUNITY
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
Hydro SprintX
NEW PADDLE FOR SPRINT RACING
Introducing the Hydro Sprint-X SUP Race Paddle DESIGNED WITH Arthur Arutkin
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
PowerGrip
THE POWER IS IN YOUR HANDS
NEW PowerGrip Handle Will Maximize Your Performance
The combination of Advanced Flow Technology (AFT) and Power Scoop Technology (PST) results in significantly less paddler fatigue – enabling you to paddle longer, faster and more often than ever before.
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The Condor – Our Smallest, Lightest and Fastest SUP Race Fin

If your primary goal is achieving peak performance on a SUP raceboard, you’ll need to take a few risks along the way. That means getting outside your comfort zone in search of that extra gear—the small advantage that separates the fast paddlers from the winning ones.  Having dedicated over 12 months of extensive research and testing, we focused our energy on developing a fin that delivers unparalleled performance. A SUP race fin that’s suited not for the masses or inexperienced paddlers, but rather, for those elite paddlers who embrace a new challenge and want to maximize their on-water performance.  This is that extra gear you’ve been searching for—meet our Condor SUP race fin.  Tiger v2: SUP Race Fin for Speed and Maneuverability Ray v2: New SUP Race Fin for Increased Stability and Tracking BUY NOW SIGNATURE SUP RACING FIN OF WORLD CHAMPION CONNOR BAXTER Determined to develop the fastest fin

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Quick Guide: Hydro FlowX vs. Hydro TempoX vs. Hydro SprintX

One of the most important decisions you’ll make as a standup paddler is deciding which paddle is right for you. While you don’t need to limit yourself to one paddle, you’ll still want to choose the best paddle to help you achieve a particular goal or experience. Our trio of high-performance SUP racing, touring and training paddles features the most innovative blade designs and top performance in the sport. While the Hydro FlowX was our original game-changing SUP race paddle, we’ve expanded the collection to include our lightning-fast Hydro SprintX for sprinting and our hyper-smooth Hydro TempoX for recreational flat-water paddlers. The question is: Which Hydro is best for you? To make the best decision, you’ll need to consider a few factors including skill level, paddling goals, injury history, budget, and paddling discipline—racing, sprinting, touring, etc. This quick guide to race and touring paddles is intended to help you make the

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What SUP Paddle or SUP Fin is Best Suited To My Skill Level?

Ask any professional standup paddler how they got to their level and you’ll get a similar response—hard work, diligence, and time. Just as with any other sport, there’s no secret to becoming a better standup paddler. The more you paddle, the more skilled you will become. While it’s certainly helpful to watch helpful SUP tutorial videos and study technique tips from pro paddlers—nothing replaces actual time on the water. While that initial learning curve can be frustrating, the reward is worth the struggle. Becoming a more skilled paddlers unlocks your ability to effectively use cutting-edge paddles and fins, which in turn, further elevates your overall performance. After surpassing the initial hurdle, your skills as a paddler will grow exponentially. At Black Project, our innovative line of SUP paddles and SUP fins caters to a wide-range of paddlers—from first-timers to World Champions. However, the best fin for an entry-level paddler won’t

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Bernd Roediger using a Black Project Surge SUP surfing paddle

“Changed the Game” | What Customers Say About Our Surge SUP Surf Paddle

If you want to surf longer, catch more waves, and experience less fatigue with fewer injuries—a high-performance SUP surfing paddle is the best investment you can make. In fact, we’d argue that using a premium surf paddle is even more important than the SUP surfboard beneath your feet. That may sound like hyperbole, but it’s actually based on real-world feedback we’ve received from current Surge owners—many of whom have used our paddle to transform their SUP surfing experience.  Lightweight and durable, the Surge combines exceptional power, blade stability and dynamic flex. The deep scooped dihedral blade shaping holds water securely through the power phase, while the TEXCARBON shaft provides unrivaled durability and flex for maximum performance. The smaller blade and increased flex is also easier on the body, allowing paddlers to surf longer, harder, and pain-free. To help you better understand how these innovative features translate into performance in the

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Tiger v2 SUP Race Fin from Black Project and Fiona Wylde

Tiger v2: SUP Race Fin for Speed and Maneuverability

Forged from the most successful SUP race fin of all-time, the Tiger v2 makes speed and maneuverability easier and more accessible than ever—the one fin that unites all paddlers. It’s not often in sports that you get to use the same specialized equipment as the pros. You won’t get to drive Lewis Hamilton’s F1 car or swing Tiger Woods’ driver—that equipment requires a skill level that most will never achieve, nor experience. At Black Project, it’s our mission to ensure standup paddlers never face those same barriers. Our customers deserve to reap the same performance benefits that are afforded to World Champions like Arthur Arutkin or Fiona Wylde. We work closely with these elite champions to develop our premium SUP fins and deliver a significant performance advantage to every paddler—regardless of where your start line is.  No matter if you’re fighting for a SUP World Championship or a personal best

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Ray v2: New SUP Race Fin for Increased Stability and Tracking

Stable paddling is fast paddling. There’s a common misconception about SUP fins that an increase in stability results in reduced speed. While that may be true for world champion paddler like Connor Baxter, Fiona Wylde or Arthur Arutkin, the vast majority of paddlers will significantly benefit from a more stable paddling experience. Our all-new Ray v2 is the fin that ensures paddlers never have to choose between stability and speed. An ideal choice for a wide-range of paddlers and various board styles, the Ray v2 enhances the performance of your board by adding stability, tracking, glide, and adjustability. While the original Ray v1 was our best-selling fin, settling for good enough will never be good enough for us. As subscribers to the Principle of Kaizen—the concept that you can always do things better, even if they seem to work well in a particular moment—we went back to the drawing board

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The Condor – Our Smallest, Lightest and Fastest SUP Race Fin

If your primary goal is achieving peak performance on a SUP raceboard, you’ll need to take a few risks along the way. That means getting outside your comfort zone in search of that extra gear—the small advantage that separates the fast paddlers from the winning ones.  Having dedicated over 12 months of extensive research and testing, we focused our energy on developing a fin that delivers unparalleled performance. A SUP race fin that’s suited not for the masses or inexperienced paddlers, but rather, for those elite paddlers who embrace a new challenge and want to maximize their on-water performance.  This is that extra gear you’ve been searching for—meet our Condor SUP race fin.  Tiger v2: SUP Race Fin for Speed and Maneuverability Ray v2: New SUP Race Fin for Increased Stability and Tracking BUY NOW SIGNATURE SUP RACING FIN OF WORLD CHAMPION CONNOR BAXTER Determined to develop the fastest fin

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Quick Guide: Hydro FlowX vs. Hydro TempoX vs. Hydro SprintX

One of the most important decisions you’ll make as a standup paddler is deciding which paddle is right for you. While you don’t need to limit yourself to one paddle, you’ll still want to choose the best paddle to help you achieve a particular goal or experience. Our trio of high-performance SUP racing, touring and training paddles features the most innovative blade designs and top performance in the sport. While the Hydro FlowX was our original game-changing SUP race paddle, we’ve expanded the collection to include our lightning-fast Hydro SprintX for sprinting and our hyper-smooth Hydro TempoX for recreational flat-water paddlers. The question is: Which Hydro is best for you? To make the best decision, you’ll need to consider a few factors including skill level, paddling goals, injury history, budget, and paddling discipline—racing, sprinting, touring, etc. This quick guide to race and touring paddles is intended to help you make the

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Black Project SUP

What SUP Paddle or SUP Fin is Best Suited To My Skill Level?

Ask any professional standup paddler how they got to their level and you’ll get a similar response—hard work, diligence, and time. Just as with any other sport, there’s no secret to becoming a better standup paddler. The more you paddle, the more skilled you will become. While it’s certainly helpful to watch helpful SUP tutorial videos and study technique tips from pro paddlers—nothing replaces actual time on the water. While that initial learning curve can be frustrating, the reward is worth the struggle. Becoming a more skilled paddlers unlocks your ability to effectively use cutting-edge paddles and fins, which in turn, further elevates your overall performance. After surpassing the initial hurdle, your skills as a paddler will grow exponentially. At Black Project, our innovative line of SUP paddles and SUP fins caters to a wide-range of paddlers—from first-timers to World Champions. However, the best fin for an entry-level paddler won’t

READ MORE »
Bernd Roediger using a Black Project Surge SUP surfing paddle

“Changed the Game” | What Customers Say About Our Surge SUP Surf Paddle

If you want to surf longer, catch more waves, and experience less fatigue with fewer injuries—a high-performance SUP surfing paddle is the best investment you can make. In fact, we’d argue that using a premium surf paddle is even more important than the SUP surfboard beneath your feet. That may sound like hyperbole, but it’s actually based on real-world feedback we’ve received from current Surge owners—many of whom have used our paddle to transform their SUP surfing experience.  Lightweight and durable, the Surge combines exceptional power, blade stability and dynamic flex. The deep scooped dihedral blade shaping holds water securely through the power phase, while the TEXCARBON shaft provides unrivaled durability and flex for maximum performance. The smaller blade and increased flex is also easier on the body, allowing paddlers to surf longer, harder, and pain-free. To help you better understand how these innovative features translate into performance in the

READ MORE »
Tiger v2 SUP Race Fin from Black Project and Fiona Wylde

Tiger v2: SUP Race Fin for Speed and Maneuverability

Forged from the most successful SUP race fin of all-time, the Tiger v2 makes speed and maneuverability easier and more accessible than ever—the one fin that unites all paddlers. It’s not often in sports that you get to use the same specialized equipment as the pros. You won’t get to drive Lewis Hamilton’s F1 car or swing Tiger Woods’ driver—that equipment requires a skill level that most will never achieve, nor experience. At Black Project, it’s our mission to ensure standup paddlers never face those same barriers. Our customers deserve to reap the same performance benefits that are afforded to World Champions like Arthur Arutkin or Fiona Wylde. We work closely with these elite champions to develop our premium SUP fins and deliver a significant performance advantage to every paddler—regardless of where your start line is.  No matter if you’re fighting for a SUP World Championship or a personal best

READ MORE »
Black_Project_Ray_v2_SUP_Race_Fin_Tracking_

Ray v2: New SUP Race Fin for Increased Stability and Tracking

Stable paddling is fast paddling. There’s a common misconception about SUP fins that an increase in stability results in reduced speed. While that may be true for world champion paddler like Connor Baxter, Fiona Wylde or Arthur Arutkin, the vast majority of paddlers will significantly benefit from a more stable paddling experience. Our all-new Ray v2 is the fin that ensures paddlers never have to choose between stability and speed. An ideal choice for a wide-range of paddlers and various board styles, the Ray v2 enhances the performance of your board by adding stability, tracking, glide, and adjustability. While the original Ray v1 was our best-selling fin, settling for good enough will never be good enough for us. As subscribers to the Principle of Kaizen—the concept that you can always do things better, even if they seem to work well in a particular moment—we went back to the drawing board

READ MORE »

INTRODUCING
2022 SUP PADDLE COLLECTION

5-STEP GUIDE TO CHOOSING YOUR NEW SUP PADDLE.

LEARN ABOUT TYPES OF PADDLES, BLADE SIZE, SHAFT OPTIONS, HANDLES & PADDLE LENGTH SO THAT YOU CAN CONFIDENTLY CHOOSE & CUSTOMIZE YOUR NEW PADDLE.

Even the best SUP paddle isn’t ideal for all occasions. Paddlers need to consider a range of factors to determine the best paddle for them. This five-step guide explains the science of how paddles work so you can confidently choose the right paddle for your needs.

5-STEP GUIDE TO CHOOSING
YOUR RACE OR TOURING SUP FIN.

LEARN HOW FINS HELP YOUR PADDLING, TUNE YOUR BOARD, SOME BASIC FIN SCIENCE & FIN BOX TYPES SO THAT YOU CAN CONFIDENTLY CHOOSE YOUR NEW FIN.

Different SUP disciplines, conditions and skill levels call for different types and sizes of SUP fins. Finding the fin setup that works best for your paddling style is easier than ever. This five-step guide explains the science of how fins work so you can confidently choose the right fin for your needs.

INTRODUCING
2022 SUP RACE FIN COLLECTION

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