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Bending Branches Explorer Plus Straight Canoe Paddle

Bending Branches Explorer Plus Straight Canoe Paddle


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.

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

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.

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