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Sanborn Canoe Co.

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Sanborn Canoe Company

Nessmuking welcomes a new advertiser: Sanborn Canoe Company. Sanborn Canoe Co. is based in Minnesota and makes lightweight gear tested and proven in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, our home waters. Here’s a little more about Sanborn Canoe Co.:

Sanborn Canoe Co. is a lightweight wooden canoe paddle and cedar strip canoe company located in Winona, Minnesota. We like to make things light, durable and easy to use. You can buy them right here from our site, we ship almost all over the world, or find one of our amazing dealers.

It was started early in 2009 by Todd Randall, John, Zak & Greg Fellman, Mark & Michael Boysen and Kevin Kriesel to have a degree of say in the equipment we would use in our numerous backcountry canoe trips. Canoeing and camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Northern Minnesota is at the heart of our group, and for some of us it goes back in our families to the early days of the last century. And most of us have been on canoe trips since we were babies.

Beginning as a fun hobby, that more than occasionally turned into watching the ballgame rather than working, quickly grew to encompass more things we are interested in. Mostly things that will make our own backcountry trips easier. We’ve developed light-weight canoe paddles and we’re working on crafting our canoes to be durable yet light enough to comfortably carry over portages. If we wouldn’t use it we wouldn’t make it.

After taking a couple of our paddles and canoes on trips to the BWCA we were encouraged by how they handled and decided that other people would like ot use them as well. And since we liked working together we decided to turn it into a business.We’re growing and expanding, adding great dealers and new products.

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We’re just a bunch of guys who like to hang out together and make stuff out of wood.

We’d like to thank Sanborn Canoe Company for choosing to advertise on Paddlinglight.com and we encourage you to check them out at their website here.

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