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.
- Shaft Material: 18-Laminate Basswood
- Blade Material: Roasted Basswood and Basswood
- Weight: 23 oz.
- Blade Size: 8.1 x 19 in
- Shaft: Straight
- Grip: Freestyle Palm Grip
- Protection: Full Rockgard and 4 oz. Fiberglass
Bending Branches builds strong paddles and have one of the lowest breakage rates in the industry, but they know the unthinkable can happen. When it does, they honor all reasonable requests for repair or replacement. Bending Branches paddles are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for one year from date of purchase. For full warranty details, click here.