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Expedition Canoes


Canoeing.com Definition: Intended for long trips and heavy loads, these massive canoes are often powered by more than two paddlers and are occasionally fitted with a spray skirt. Design characteristics, such as moderate rocker and increased bow depth, make them a very dry ride, even in open water with rougher conditions. Typically 18'-20' in length, they are capable of hauling more weight than canoes in other categories. Unlike smaller canoes, these paddle best when weighted to compensate for the high amount of displacement and depth. For more information go to Choosing a Canoe.

SELECT A CANOE BY MATERIAL:
Fiberglass Composites
Light, strong and economical. Compared to other materials, can be shaped more finitely making cleaner entry lines, resulting in an efficient and a quiet ride.
See Materials: Fiberglass> Solo Canoes> Tandem Canoes
Kevlar® Composites
Lighter than fiberglass, strong, durable, and abrasion-resistant. A layered fabric composite, sometimes reinforced with other materials.
See Materials: Kevlar> Solo Canoes> Tandem Canoes
Royalex®
Heavier than composite boats, but more durable and impact-resistant. Popular for canoes designed for whitewater use.
See Materials: Royalex> Solo Canoes> Tandem Canoes
Wood
Versatile. Can produce unlimited design characteristics and canoe performance. A joy to paddle, heavy to portage and often requires seasonal maintenance.
See Materials: Wood> Solo Canoes > Tandem Canoes









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