Cannon Paddles has been making quality paddles in Minnesota, USA for 30 years. We offer a vast array of paddles for water-sports enthusiasts of all types – from the serious touring kayakers, to the stand up surf paddlers, to the quality and environmentally considerate families that are out on the water for the first time, be it in kayaks or canoes. There is a paddle for you. Connecting with Cannon began with its founder, Stu Lee, back in 1983. The brand has been the occasion of many firsts over the year. A value and values driven company, it designed the first aluminum shaft and asymmetrical polymer blade paddle with lightweight shapes, styling and durability starting a new era for paddles.