Cannon Paddles Explorer Paddle 6017-770

Cannon Paddles Explorer Paddle


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Show Description

For those looking for a first paddle, or a reliable paddle that won’t make much of a dent in the trip budget, look no further. With its asymmetrical blade and featherable shaft the Explorer has an efficient paddle stroke that kayakers of all skill levels will appreciate.

  • Anodized aircraft aluminum shaft.
  • Strong nylon and fiberglass blade.
  • Asymmetrical blade has a dihedral angle for maximum efficiency.
  • Center ferrule connection allows the blade to be feathered.
  • Vinyl grips feel warmer than metal on cold mornings.
  • Collapsible design is easy to pop in the car.

Tech specs

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Weight 1.1kg (230 cm)
Ideal for
  • Light kayak touring
  • Cottage and recreational kayaking
  • Ocean play kayaking
Shaft material Aluminum
Blade shape

Blade shapes are designed to apply power efficiently. Short, wide: immediate power. Long, narrow: better leverage in turbulent water. Wing: channels water for maximum power and speed.

Shaft type Straight
Blade dimensions 46 x 18cm (18 x 7in.)

The angle of two blades relative to one another. Parallel blade = unfeathered. Offset blades = feathered. Feathered paddles reduce wind resistance. Adjustable paddles can be adjusted left or right.

Made in China