Depends on the kid.
Posted by: rival51 on Feb-04-13 7:03 PM (EST)
My daughter loved coming on canoe trips with me from an early age. We built an Ospery 13" when she was 8 & it got good use until she grew out of it. (It is looking for a good home). But ... I know that I am lucky. There is some point to what JackL says if your son is just getting started. On the other hand if he has experience and enjoys getting out on the water then it would be worth looking for something that is a better fit and faster.
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