MArathoN Canoe rACING Paddles

Locally sourced materialS × Crafted by hand



Inspired and tested by local marathon canoeists, this paddle Incorporates features that boost performance and durability. 

Design Overview


Weight;   10 oz.

Grip:   Asymmetrical palm grip for comfort

Shaft:  Oval lower section tapered to round top section


  • 7 7/8" width (std) but can be custom made up to    8 1/2" 
  • PVC foam core for durability
  • Scooped catch side with a central ridge for straight tracking
  • Full 3/4" carbon lower edge for durability



Custom Blade Fronts

If you are looking to stand out then these paddles are for you. The front side of the blade can be customized using most lightweight cotton fabrics, or unique graphics and logos can be added. Check out fabrics.com for pattern ideas and inspiration. 


Chris Prater - Paddle maker

2018 Pricing 

Standard Paddle   $250 CDN

Custom Fabric Front  $275 + fabric cost

Custom Graphic Front  $275 + 25/hr graphic design


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Ontario Marathon Canoe and Kayak Racing Association

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