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Frank Wolf testing a T-Formex Canyon

Frank Wolf Takes T-Formex for 1,800KM Test Drive

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…

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Boat Review: Old Town Canoes Discovery 169

Boat Review: Old Town Canoes Discovery 169

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…

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Boat Review: Trailhead Canoe Regen 17

Boat Review: Trailhead Canoe Regen 17

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,…

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Boat Review: Wenonah Minnesota II

Boat Review: Wenonah Minnesota II

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…

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Boat Review: Pakboats PakCanoe 170

Boat Review: Pakboats PakCanoe 170

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…

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Boat Review: Clipper Canoes Jensen 18

Boat Review: Clipper Canoes Jensen 18

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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Boat Review: Nova Craft TuffStuff Expedition Prospector 17

Boat Review: Nova Craft TuffStuff Expedition Prospector 17

A Tale of Two Prospectors. This could be the title of our six-week wilderness adventure in northern Quebec last summer. Our friends paddled one of…

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Boat Review: Sea Eagle Travel Canoe 16

Boat Review: Sea Eagle Travel Canoe 16

We’ll forgive you for being a bit skeptical. The inflatable dinghies, canoes and kayaks we grew up with were little more than pool toys. Long-time…

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Boat Review: Trapper 16'6 by Langford Canoes

Boat Review: Trapper 16'6 by Langford Canoes

Earlier this year, Langford Canoes celebrated 75 years in business. It’s a hotly debated topic in the Canadian canoeing scene as to whether this makes…

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Boat Review: Prospector 15-4 by H20 Canoe Company

Boat Review: Prospector 15-4 by H20 Canoe Company

When H2O Canoe Company owner, Jeff Hill, dropped off a fleet of three Prospectors at our riverside office, there was one design that immediately caught…

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