The short answer is 8-10 inches over your head
from the tip of the blade to the end of the handle.
For a more detailed explanation, see our dedicated
page on choosing
a length for your SUP paddle.
What is the best paddling technique?
How do I paddle my SUP?
Does the paddle float?
Can the paddle be used as a kayak paddle?
Will Tower cut and glue my paddle?
How do I know what length my paddle should be?
How do I cut a SUP paddle?
How do I epoxy my paddle handle?
How do I care for my SUP paddle?
Can my paddle damage the side rails of my SUP?
Can a SUP paddle snap?