The Quill is the quite essential solo paddle! The Quill is designed for precision canoeist looking for a blade that is truly responsive and alive in their hands. The Quill comes with an extra-long narrow blade designed to always be in the water. The Quill if for those paddlers who want to be in constant contact with the water feeling the ebb and flow of the forces on the blade so minute changes can be made for precision paddling. The quill maintains its efficiency with a narrower width by extending the blade to reach deeper where the water has greater density. The Quill is the ultimate solo paddle for master canoeists who love to solo. Quills really are a custom item. Please be sure to specify blade and shaft length for your Quill using the options provided. The most popular shaft length is 27".