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Here are some links to local companies and organizations that we are associated with also to useful and popular industry publications and resources.

WBA (West Brattleboro Association)

Link to our local West Brattleboro Community organisation web site. The purpose of the Association is to promote the thoughtful and effective evolution of the community of West Brattleboro as a place that is safe, healthy, attractive, and prosperous. Everyone is welcome to participate.


BWA (Brattleboro West Arts)

Link to Artists and craftspeople in the West Brattleboro and Marlboro area. Brattleboro-West Artists, exhibit and sell their work in our Brattleboro showroom. The group currently includes about 20 professional artists working in paint, fabric, ceramics, glass, wood, musical instruments and food.

Phone: (802) 257-1024

Garneau Slippers

For over 25 years, Garneau slippers have charmed feet with their outstanding comfort and quality. Also offering sheepskin slippers, insoles, shoes, hats and mitts created by hand – cozy, stylish products that are a gift in all seasons, even for the cold Canada winter!

Phone: (819) 879-6257

Canoe & Kayak

Link to the online version of Canoe & Kayak magazine. A good news source to find out what's happening in the outdoor sports industry. Access to previous months stories.


A very useful reference site for comparing canoes from different manufacturers and finding out what's happening in the paddle industry. Stay in touch and sign up for the amusing and informative weekly newsletter .

Phone: (800) 215-3691

Brattleboro Outing Club

Local outdoor sporting club. Organises paddling outings in and around southern Vermont. Bring your own boat and enjoy some of our quiet water.


Canoe Across America

Darrin Kimbler is embarking on a 5200 Mile coast to coast canoe trip in an American Traders wood canvas Atkinson Traveller. The Atkinson is the perfect canoe for this kind of tripping, we encourage you to get involved, maybe paddle a stretch and keep in touch with Darrin's progress as he raise awareness and money to combat obesity on this amazing journey.

Phone: (608) 345-1916

Skinny Hull (Canoe Sailing Magazine)

Interested in sailing canoes? then check out this great web site, it's packed full of interesting articles and information contributed by the best in the industry. Many of our canoes make superb sailing craft, check out the two articles about John Haugen-Wente's American Traders sailing Algonquin. Voyagers Trip 2007 and Reef notes.



Wooden Canoe Heritage Association is a non-profit membership organization devoted to preserving, studying, building, restoring, and using wood canoes, and to disseminating information about canoeing heritage throughout the world.

Phone: (603) 323-8992

Northern Forest Canoe Trail

Paddle a 740 Mile historic waterway through New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine. Organisation dedicated to the establishment and stewardship of a water trail tracing historic Native American travel routes across the Northern Forest.

Phone: (802) 496-2285

American Traders - CANADIAN TRIPPER

The Kevlar Canadian Tripper. Length 17'4" and weighing in at a mere 42lbs. E-fused epoxy Kevlar layup . This model takes it's elegant lines from the Atkinson Traveler and is the ultimate tripping canoe. Wood trim, contoured seats, and deep-dish yoke are all standard. Also available PROSPECTOR 15' & 16'6' Kevlar E-fusion models and the SPIRIT 16 Recreation canoe. We would like to get lots of these canoes out on the water, so please call for availability.