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  Mad River Northwoods?
  Posted by: bark-eater on Aug-21-13 10:32 AM (EST)
   Category: Canoes 

I recently picked up a fiberglass Mad River Northwoods. I haven't found to much about the canoe on the web, but am excited about its potential as a competitive ACA canoe sailing hull. It will have to serve as a family station wagon for a while before being converted to another "solo toy"

I would be interested in hearing any historical tidbits, design points, or experiences with this design. Thanks, Woody

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  Did you see this thread?
  Posted by: pblanc on Aug-21-13 11:01 AM (EST)
-- Last Updated: Aug-21-13 11:36 AM EST --

http://www.paddling.net/message/showThread.html?fid=advice&tid=187792

Perhaps you could PM Jim and ask about his experience with it?

According to Page 7 of this old 1982 MRC catalog the Kevlar Northwoods swept the top three places and took 5 of the top 9 in the 1980 ACA Class C canoe sailing nationals:

http://www.madrivercanoe.com/content/madrivercanoe.com/assets/page/archived_catalogs/MRC%201982.pdf

 
 
  Northwoods
  Posted by: richardp on Aug-21-13 11:10 AM (EST)
I assume you checked the Mad River archives at:
http://www.madrivercanoe.com/pages/index/customer_service/archived_catalogs.
Also, here on P-Net:
http://www.paddling.net/message/showThread.html?fid=advice&tid=187792
 
 
  Thats all I could find.
  Posted by: bark-eater on Aug-22-13 4:54 PM (EST)
That thread here and the madriver catalog are about all I could find. It will be a month or so before I can take the Northwoods out so I'm a bit curious about the the handling and such.
 

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