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Bending Branches Paddles Explorer Plus Straight

$169.00 CAD
  • Product Number: 107052


The Explorer Plus is a long-time favorite, known for the beat-me-up durability, for both wilderness tripping and flat water paddling.

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.

Features:

  • made of seven laminates of basswood and roasted basswood
  • Edged with Bending Branches’ Rockgard® protection
  • 4 oz. wrap of fiberglass for power and protection
  • Versatile free-style grip
  • Strong, basswood shaft
  • Hand-crafted in Osceola, Wisconsin

Specifications:

  • Weight: 23 oz / 652.00 g (Due to the varied density of wood, all canoe paddles could have a +/– 10% variance in weight)
  • Blade Size: 8.1 x 19 in / 21 x 48 cm
  • Blade Surface Area: 126 sq. in / 813 sq. cm
  • Blade Wood: Basswood & Roasted Basswood
  • Blade Protection: Full Rockgard® & 4 oz. Fiberglass
  • Shaft: Straight
  • Shaft Material: 18-Laminate Basswood
  • Shaft Length: 4
  • Shaft Features: Ovalized for Comfort
  • Grip: Freestyle Palm Grip