I think it is not Royalex for the same reason as you. For the past 10 to 15 years Novacraft Royalex canoes have been red, green, or burgundy.
Could they have made a one off color of sand, possibly but I don't think it is likely.
Tim Murphy AKA Goobs
Kayak & Canoe Outriggers
PFD's (Life Jackets)
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