Straight Shaft Canoe Paddles
canoe and kayak paddles
Saranac straight shaft canoe paddle
A well known freestyle paddler helped design the Saranac. The blade is shaped to cut through the water with steering strokes but still clean entry and a great catch for power strokes. The grip is larger to give the paddler better control.
Lengths 52-62" Blade 8 1/2 x 21" Avg Weight- 22oz
Arrow straight shaft canoe paddle
The Arrow's blade has a dihedral surface on both sides of its cedar and basswood blade for a cleaner entry and catch. The Arrow was designed for pushing bigger loads with a larger blade surface area. Straight palm grip standard.
Lengths 52-62" Blade 8 1/2 x 20" Avg. Weights- 25 oz
Options- T grip N/C Dynel wrapped tip $12.00
XL lite straight shaft canoe paddle
The XL lite is one of the lightest straight shaft canoe paddles available. We select the lightest basswood for the shaft; cedar, balsa and foam for the blade. This paddle makes canoeing much more fun and easy.
Lengths- 52-62" Blade 8 x 19" Weight 20 oz
Options T-grip N/c
Foxtail straight shaft canoe paddle
The Foxtail is our take on the traditional canoe paddle. We use an oval basswood shaft together with a cedar and butternut blade. The blade is protected with blackwalnut edges and a lexan tip. Traditonal grip standard.
Lengths- 54-64" Blade- 6 3/4 x 25" Avg. Weight- 25 oz Options- Dynel tip $10
Whitewater 2 & 3 straight shaft canoe paddle
The Whitewater 2 and Whitewater 3 use oval basswood shafts that are reinforced with carbon braid. The Whitewater 2 blade is a straight blade with wood core and fiberglass carbon reinforcement. The Whitewater 3 has a spoon blade that is a carbon/kevlar layup
T grip standard.
Lengths 54-62" Blade Avg Weights-28 oz
Price $159 WW2 WW3
Classic straight shaft canoe paddle
The straight Classic is a favorite of everyone that uses it. The blade has cedar, balsa, and butternut woods with black walnut edges and lexan tip with 4 oz. cloth and epoxy resin. This paddle is a superb tripping paddle. Straight palm grip is standard.
Lengths-52-60" Blade-9 1/4x20" Avg. Weight-22oz Options: T-grip N/C
Otselic straight shaft canoe paddle
The Otselic is available in an ottertail or a beavertail blade shape by special order only. Like all our paddles it uses a oval basswood shaft, the blade is cedar, basswood with book paged cherry and a walnut accents and tip. Just a delight to paddle with. The Otselic uses our traditional paddle grip
Lengths- 54-62" Blade 6 x 24" Avg weights- 22 oz
Roka straight shaft canoe paddle
New for 2016 is the Roka straight shaft paddle. The Roka uses the lightest basswood for the shaft and the foam/wood core blade with composite edges and tip for one the lightest straight shaft paddles around. The carbon reinforced blade is tough and stiff with quiet entry and no flutter. Our traditional grip is comfortable and offers great steering control.
Lengths 52-62" Blade 8 x 19" Avg Weight- 18oz