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I've had 5 canoes from these guys (sold them in Michigan) and you MUST hand pick your boat as quality varies a great deal. These boat are sold in the States by American Trader's. All the boats are made by some no name company, somewhere in Quebec, although they claim to build them near Lake of Bays.
Of the 5 I kept the Prospector in carbon fiber with ash and mahogany trim, she's gorgeous, fast and turns on a dime!! The wood work is a 12, but the interior coat is for shit. That's why I gave it an 8.
Don't let Keith talk you into taking any boat that is not up to Mad River quality!!
The design of the canoe was also flawed, in that it didn't have sufficient internal support for the centre section. The middle flexes upward and makes the canoe very slow. While the canoe was light,as requested, they should have known what the minimum reinforcement requirements are and constructed the canoe accordingly.
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