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Students start paddle company

Wednesday, November 18th 2015

Students start paddle company

Are you still looking for a nice gift for the paddler in your life? Students in a marketing class at Boothbay Region High School have designed a lovely light-weight paddle that they are now selling through a company they started: Boothbay Paddle Company.

The shaft on the paddles is made from ash wood with a 14 degree bend just above the blade, which is made from lightweight carbon fiber. The paddles are for sale for just $65 each.

The class of 17 students were tasked with creating, designing and producing a quality consumer product. They came up with the idea for the paddle, designed one and now are marketing the actual products. They have set up a web site where customers can place orders,

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