It's always a good idea to protect your Outrigger or SUP paddle blade. KIALOA's Paddle Blade Cover is just the thing to do the job. Padded on both sides and with a side zipper for easy entry, and an affordable price, there's no reason not to protect your investment. There's also a large external zippered pocket for personal items. Keep your paddle out of the sun and heat and protect it from dings and scrapes during travel with KIALOA's Paddle Blade Cover.