A favorite for wilderness tripping and flat water paddling, the Bending Branches Explorer wood canoe paddle is even more durable with a fiberglass blade wrap that will withstand heavy use. The nine laminate blade is made with butternut, basswood, and red alder for paddlers looking for a superb straight paddle.
21 laminate (Shafts are ovalized for more natural feel and comfort.)
Basswood, Butternut, and Red Alder
52, 54, 56, 58, 60 inches
23 oz (weight based on average weight of 54” paddle: due to the natural variations in wood, weight could vary by +/- 10%)
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additional information from Bel Haven Paddlesports on the Bending Branches Explorer Plus Paddle.
Find Your Size
While many methods exist, a simple and accurate way is to measure your torso. Sit up straight on a flat surface and measure from the surface in between your legs to your nose. Follow the chart below:
Canoe Paddle Sizing Chart
Straight Shaft Canoe Paddle Length
51' or 52'
56" or 57"
57" or 58"
An easy way to measure in the field is to place the grip of the paddle between your legs (while sitting) and mark where the shoulder is (where blade meets shaft). The shoulder on a straight shaft should be at your forehead; the shoulder on a bent shaft should be at your nose. Note: this is only a guideline to sizing. Seat height, style of paddling, and arm length can all effect the size you need. Demo paddling is always recommended.
*Color patterns may vary due to natural variations in the wood. Variations in color are not covered by warranty.
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