Okay, what's the catch? The Next is what it is claimed to be — a combination of features of a canoe and a kayak. The NEXT model was the third used canoe I got this summer and it meets my needs very well, although the "Barney" purple color of my boat does attract some comments... haha. For comparison purposes, my wife and I used to a 17', 47 pound Ally skin and frame canoe. Seat is amazing, however the mounting rail it sits in is not. The seat is comfortable over the short term (several hours) but numbness sets in thereafter. It also couldn't be easier to get in and out of. $599.99. We've definitely noticed the weight difference - but we are not planning on portaging, and have wheels for transporting them from car to launch area. Compare Compare Now. It is an ok product, however I would suggest a long test paddle and confirming your comfort level carrying overhead and on your shoulder before purchasing. What it is however is something altogether different and depending on what you intend to do with it it could be just what you are looking for. The foremost factor was price and availability of contenders. Cross country skis and snow shoes for sale. Double paddle; yes and this is great. So, is it possible for a paddlecraft to be lightweight, track well, turn sharply, sit comfortably, and carry larger paddlers? Shop a great selection of canoes for sale at low prices with our Best Price Guarantee. Price: $1249 + tax, Length: 12â 6â Solo with a 40lb dog. Lost: Old Town Solo Canoe, Wanted: The canoe is about 50 lbs so not super light, but much lighter than the OT 133 I had before. Stability I questioned until I spent an hour in this boat. I have had this thing on the water almost every weekend since March. Post your classified or want ad in Ontario Classifieds. That weekend, I made a Solo run down the Yadkin River from the Yadkin River Park to Tanglewood. Capacity: 375 lbs The boat is light, good looking and gives you access to tight spaces. I can pack for a week or more in this boat.) Is a Double Blade Paddle Good in a Canoe? It's a great platform to take photos from and it can be paddled with a single or double blade. Based on the radius, a new location list is generated for you to choose from. I wouldn't have purchased this boat had I known it relied on a strap to maintain functionality. Just getting to old to lift the heavier models. Low prices. You still have room for apparel, coolers and a dog. Likes - seat is super comfortable, low CG, handling. Wanted: Then I noticed the nylon strap and figured it out. Get an alert with the newest ads for "old canoe" in Ontario. Now for the colors. Capacity: 450 lbs It is much easier to get into and out of than a sit in kayak and has plenty of room. There are some drawbacks the Next has too. I love the seat. I put it back in and tightened the strap that goes underneath the seat only to have it immediately fall out of the track again. This boat has gotten some looks at the public lakes I've taken it to. If there is any wind or current this thing will flip around like a top. my buddies riding in their yaks. Cockpit Dimensions: 22â x 56â Any safe suggestions short of a ratchet or cam buckle strap and the risk of damaging the mounting brackets or hull would be greatly appreciated. Weight: 53 lbs If you paddle alone it is an excellent cruising boat. It does everything I want to do. It's easy to paddle, its shape lends well to efficiency. But the cost is the worst of it. When under weight and under way the fittings at the back of the seat flex and splay out, resulting a couple of times in one corner of the seat popping out and falling to the floor. $300obo, Great canoe no way to take out bought 3 seasons ago really only used a handful I, Great canoe no way to take out bought 3 seasons ago really only used a handful O, 14ft fiberglass canoe with 2 paddles for sale. Price: $1499 + tax, Length: 14â I like the width (26" at my thighs). $200 or obo. Shop canoes at DICK'S Sporting Goods today. We are also a dealer for high-quality North American made brands including Perception, Wilderness Systems, Old ... Lost canoe in Nith River near Ayr. Definitely a design problem which could be easily repaired at the factory.