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Catalyst ST Canoe Paddle

Bending Branches

Catalyst ST Canoe Paddle

*This item can only be shipped UPS Ground Service due to its large size. Your entire order will ship via this service.

$174.95 $174.95

Online inventory may not reflect in-store availability.

Catalyst ST Canoe Paddle is available to buy in increments of 1

The Catalyst is a new sustainable canoe paddle. Handcrafted from a combination of basswood, roasted basswood, red alder, and maple remnants from Bending Branches first-quality paddles, they're giving new life to what might have gone to waste. Not only is this paddle sparking change in their company as they make sustainable practices a priority, Bending Branches hope the Catalyst sparks change in your own community. $5 from every paddle purchased will be donated to American Rivers non-profit. The construction of the wood remnants means each blade layout is slightly unique.

  • At 24 oz., the Catalyst is day trip ready. Designed for comfort with an ovalized shaft and a freestyle palm grip, this lightweight paddle will stand up to hours of paddling. The Catalyst exceeds Bending Branches strength testing standards with full Rockgard® coverage and a 4 oz. fiberglass wrap. Ideal for flatwater, it's all smooth paddling from here with the Catalyst.
  • The Catalyst Straight is available in lengths of 52 inches to 60 inches (in 2-inch increments)
  • Reuses excess material
  • Unique blade layouts
  • Help support a worthy cause: $5 from every paddle purchased will be donated to American Rivers
  • Strength-testing verified
  • Bending Branches Freestyle palm grip
  • Classic teardrop blade shape
  • Full Rockgard® protection
  • Hand-crafted in Osceola, Wisconsin

Shaft Type: Straight

Shaft Lengths (in): 52", 54", 56", 58", 60"

Shaft Material: Solid Basswood

Blade Shape: Teardrop, Canoeing

Blade Dimensions: 8.1" x 19" (21 cm x 48 cm)

Blade Surface Area: 118 sq. in. (761 sq. cm.)

Blade Material: Red Alder, Maple, Roasted Basswood, Basswood, Full Rockgard® 4 oz. Fiberglass wrap

Paddle Weight: 24.0 oz (680 grams)

Made: Assembled in Osceola, WI USA

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year

Notes: Due to the varied density of wood, all canoe paddles could have a +/– 10% variance in weight. Paddle weight is based on 54 inch measurements for straight shafts and 50 inch measurements for bent shafts.