I sold our Tripper for $350, but it was
Posted by: g2d on Feb-07-13 3:04 PM (EST)
older in years and more banged up. (cracked gunwale, stems repaired with glass skid plates, many shallow dents) I think I should have insisted on $450.
Trippers used to have heavier, stronger Royalex than a lot of canoes today. On the brittleness issue, an 18 year old boat might need a massive hit to the nose to demonstrate it. It's not relevant unless you would be using the boat in serious whitewater.