Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information.               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile
 





Kayak & Bicycle Trips
Food Wine Kayak
2-6 DAY TOURS
www.crystalseas.com/Orcas
 
Advice, Suggestions and General Help New Topic Printer Friendly Version

  Another vote for the Mad River
  Posted by: willowleaf on Jun-09-13 11:46 PM (EST)
 

We have a Guide 147, and though it isn't bad for short day trips, I (the bow paddler) find the bow seating position cramped -- not much leg room and I have to brace my knees on the gunwales. Kind of sluggish, too, and not much room to stash stuff. The seats are not all that bad. But we also got a 16' canoe last summer (a different Mad River model) and have found we much prefer it -- much more comfort for the bow paddler, better tracking and lots of room for packing. The longer boat is only a few pounds heavier but you will definitely appreciate the extra foot of length.

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Classic Freestanding Rack

See Bags

Hoister

Free Standing Boat Racks

Yakgrips

Table of Contents

Google
 
Web Paddling.net


Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us

Sweepstakes

©2014 Paddling.net Inc.