Gara Paddles

Gara Racing Paddles are based in Durban, South Africa and produce world-class kayak paddles for marathon, sprint, river and surfski paddling.

Gara combines years of experience in paddle manufacture with fresh, ongoing input from top paddlers like Hank McGregor. Hank is nine-time World Marathon Champion and current World Surfski Series Champion.

Oceanpaddler is the Australian Distributor for Gara Racing Paddles. 

Gara 'Odin' Paddle

The Odin is a lighter paddle that is teardrop shaped. The design of the paddle allows the paddler to achieve an earlier catch and an efficient exit. This is Gara’s best all-round paddle.

Cost: $490 including Gara Paddle Bag.

Stock available now. Please call or email to discuss adjustable lengths available and shaft colour options.

Gara 'Odin S' Paddle

The Odin S is a smaller version of our most popular product, the Odin. This blade is very economical and is suitable for lighter paddlers, and for ultra distance events.

Cost: $490 including Gara Paddle Bag.

Stock available now. Please call or email to discuss adjustable lengths available and shaft colour options.

Champion Paddler Hank McGregor.