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River Tripping Canoes

Canoeing.com Definition: Specifically designed to handle fast-moving rivers and streams, these solo and tandem canoes range in length from 15'-17'. Typically, hulls are designed without keels and are symmetrical from end to end, with rounded, shallow-vee, or flat bottoms, and feature flared sides, and generous depth. But the most distinguishing characteristic should be the generous rocker found on each end. In perfect combination, these design features will provide the maximum maneuverability for making quick turns, moving laterally to avoid rocks and ledges, and will soften the effect of crossing sharp eddy lines. 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> Tandem Canoes





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