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Shaft
Straight
Length
52"
54"
56"
58"
60"
Price
$119.95
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The Explorer Plus canoe paddle is made for durability. This paddle has a large, beefy blade (126 sq. in.) made of seven laminates of basswood and roasted basswood and is  edged with Bending Branches’ Rockgard® protection plus a 4 oz. wrap of fiberglass for power and protection. The Explorer Plus has a versatile free-style grip and a strong, basswood shaft. This paddle is all business, yet very pleasing to the eye.

The Explorer Plus is a straight paddle and is available in lengths of 52 inches to 60 inches (in 2-inch increments). It is hand-crafted in Osceola, Wisconsin.

Blade

Size
8.1 x 19 in.
Surface area
126 sq. in.
Blade
Basswood
Roasted Basswood
Protection
Full Rockgard®
4 oz. Fiberglass

Shaft

Shaft
Straight
Material
18-Laminate Basswood
Length
52"
54"
56"
58"
60"
Features
Ovalized for Comfort

Grip

Freestyle Palm Grip

More Specs

Weight
23 oz.
Weight Variation

Due to the varied density of wood, all canoe paddles could have a +/– 10% variance in weight.

Paddle weight is based on 54 inch measurements for straight shafts and 50 inch measurements for bent shafts.

4 oz. fiberglass wrap covering the blade.