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Esquif Canoes At Paddlesports Retailer

Written by Rapid Media Staff
The word of the week at Paddlesports Retailer 2017 was T-formex. Esquif Canoes brought three new boats built out of this material.  The first two…
Mad River Canoe brought the new Explorer 16 to Paddlesports Retailer 2017. These canoes we’re previously built with royalex but Mad River Canoe wasn't happy…

First Look: Nova Craft Fox Solo Canoe

Written by Rapid Media Staff
Nova Craft Canoe has introduced an excellent new solo canoe, the 14-foot Fox. The volume of this canoe is what really sets it apart from…
Northstar Canoes brought its new products to Paddlesports Retailer 2017. The highlight is the IXP lamination, designed to be extremely tough. This makes Northstar Canoes…
All photos by Frank Wolf  When plastics conglomerate Poly-One shut down production of Royalex in 2013, canoe manufacturers scrambled to replace the favored hull material…
Nestled amongst the carbon fiber hulls, sleek silhouettes and gorgeous cherry wood trims in the Canoeroots garage, the Discovery 169 stands alone. It’s a little thicker…

Boat Review: Trailhead Canoe Regen 17

Written by Canoeroots Staff
Trailhead has a long history of providing the ideal canoe for northern river expeditions. Since 1976, the Ottawa-based retail shop has produced their own canoes,…

Boat Review: Wenonah Minnesota II

Written by Canoeroots Staff
We wanted to get into the backcountry fast and fly across the portage trails. Our ride for this ambitious 60-kilometer weekend route was Wenonah’s sleek…

Boat Review: Pakboats PakCanoe 170

Written by Canoeroots Staff
Good things come in medium-sized packages. Isn’t that the age-old wisdom? It's certainly true of the PakCanoe 170 by Pakboats. Rolled up, this 58-pound folding…
It started out a bit like an online date. I was looking for a speedy, stable and competitive canoe. About 18 feet long, not too…
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